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The Aeneid: I Before E Except After... Hey, Wait a Minute Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Aeneid? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why does the goddess Juno hate the Trojans?
Because they are only 98% effective
Because they are destined to destroy Carthage
Because they are destined to become gods
Because they are destined to kill Minerva
Q. What is the Aeneas’ mother?
A peasant woman
Proud. She has photos of all his beheadings up on her fridge.
Q. Who died in the Battle of Troy?
No one - incredibly, everyone’s arrow missed
Q. Why does Dido fall in love with Aeneas?
Because he is a hero - every woman who meets him falls in love with him
Because she admires his humility
Because Amor makes her fall in love with him
Because he has the face of Christian Bale on the body of Jason Statham
Q. Why does Dido kill herself?
Because Aeneas ships out from Carthage
Because Jupiter tells her that she must
Because she does not feel worthy of Aeneas
Because her last album tanked