10 Plays Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Hippolytus": What action does Phaedra believe is better than doing wrong?
(a) Apologizing.
(b) Committing suicide.
(c) Fighting.
(d) Repenting.

2. "Medea": Who begins the play "Medea" in a lament?
(a) A nurse.
(b) A maid.
(c) A girl.
(d) A handmaiden.

3. "Electra": What does Orestes drop on the king's head when the king is looking at the entrails?
(a) A sword.
(b) A stone.
(c) An axe.
(d) A board.

4. "Trojan Women": With which Greek man does Hecuba go?
(a) Odysseus.
(b) Jason.
(c) Tartus.
(d) Ulysses.

5. "Alcestis": What is Heracles on his way to tame, when he stops at Admetus's house?
(a) Lions.
(b) Horses.
(c) Harpies.
(d) Elephants.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. "Electra": Orestes asks the Electra's peasant husband to go find someone he remembers. Who is the man?

3. "Alcestis": What does Admetus's wife make him promise not to do after she dies?

4. "Ion": During what event must Xuthus have impregnated a local girl according to Ion and Xuthus?

5. "Andromache": Who is the son Peleus had with a goddess?

(see the answer key)

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