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The Aeneid

The Aeneid


by Virgil

The Aeneid: This Epic Poem is No Epic Fail 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. Where does Aeneas visit to talk to his father?

The Oracle of Delphi
The underworld
The Elks Lodge
Q. Why does Juno send a Fury?

Because she’s overstocked and her garage is overflowing with Furies
To cause unrest among the Italians
To start a war between the Italians and the Trojans
Q. What does Vulcan forge for Aeneas?

A sword
A suit of armor
A shield
A couple of checks
Q. Why do Aeneas and the Italians agree to a twelve-day truce?

So they can bury their dead
So they don’t miss any of the election coverage
So they can tend to their wounded
So they can plan their battle strategies
So they can wait for the storm to pass
Q. What is the result of the battle between Aeneas and Turnus?

Aeneas kills Turnus
Turnus kills Aeneas
Aeneas bests Turnus but spares him
Aeneas wounds Turnus with a handful of sticks and stones, after which Turnus counter-attacks with a slew of really rough words