10 Plays Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Iphigenia at Aulis.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Iphigenia at Aulis": When the priest was about to slit Iphigenia's throat, what appeared in her place?
(a) A goat.
(b) A cow.
(c) A sheep.
(d) A fawn.

2. "Andromache": Who is the son Peleus had with a goddess?
(a) Hercules.
(b) Heracles.
(c) Odysseus.
(d) Achilles.

3. "Alcestis": Who questions the handmaiden of Alcestis in the beginning of the play?
(a) The Fates.
(b) The leader of the chorus.
(c) Death.
(d) A god.

4. Whom is Death arguing with at the beginning of the play "Alcestis"?
(a) The Fates.
(b) Alcestis.
(c) Apollo.
(d) Admetus.

5. "Hippolytus": Hippolytus's father is in exile to pay penance for a crime committed where?
(a) In Athens.
(b) In Sicily.
(c) In Macedonia.
(d) In Sparta.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Alcestis": Who agrees to die in place of Admetus?

2. "Hippolytus": What about her desire is causing Phaedra not to eat?

3. "Trojan Women": What activities are heard during the opening scene?

4. "Andromache": Who snatches the sword from Hermione before she can kill herself?

5. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What lie does Agamemnon tell in order to get Iphigenia to come to be sacrificed?

(see the answer key)

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