10 Plays Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Medea.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Alcestis": What state is Heracles in when he claims he will meet death and wrestle for the life of Alcestis?
(a) Drunk.
(b) Happy.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Grief-stricken.

2. "Alcestis": What does Admetus heap on Pheres before he leaves the funeral?
(a) Curses.
(b) Work.
(c) Blessings.
(d) Advice.

3. "Alcestis": Whom does Heracles talk to and learn the extent of the events in the household?
(a) The gardener.
(b) The handmaiden.
(c) The cook.
(d) The butler.

4. "Alcestis": Pheres says that no man wishes to die. What does he suggest is better?
(a) For the servants to die.
(b) For the slaves to die.
(c) For the wife to die.
(d) For the childrento die.

5. "Medea": From whom is it learned that Creon plans to expel Jason's children with Medea?
(a) The cook.
(b) The tutor.
(c) The manservant.
(d) The butler.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Alcestis": What does the chorus think the upcoming death Admetus's wife is like?

2. "Alcestis": Who helped Admetus cheat the Fates?

3. "Medea": Whom did Jason make an agreement with King Creon to marry?

4. "Medea": What reason does Medea give Creon for staying one more day?

5. "Medea": Whom does Creon think Medea will attempt to kill?

(see the answer key)

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