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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Andromache": Which goddess's shrine is Andromache in for refuge?
(a) Artemis's.
(b) Thetis's.
(c) Hera's.
(d) Athena's.

2. "Andromache": With what does Peleus threaten to beat Menelaus to death?
(a) A tree branch.
(b) A crown.
(c) His sword.
(d) His cane.

3. "Andromache": Which god does Andromache blame for her current troubles?
(a) Apollo.
(b) Hades.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Poseidon.

4. "Andromache": Where does the goddess tell Peleus to bury Neoptolemos?
(a) Delphi.
(b) The riverside.
(c) Athens.
(d) Sparta.

5. "Hippolytus": After Hippolytus dies, what does Theseus tell the chorus that he was?
(a) Noble.
(b) Honorable.
(c) Guilty.
(d) Great.

6. "Andromache": Of what place is Menelaus king?
(a) Corinth.
(b) Delphi.
(c) Sparta.
(d) Athens.

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

8. "Andromache": What is Andromache's relationship to Neoptolemos?
(a) Slave.
(b) Wife.
(c) None of the answers is correct.
(d) Nurse.

9. "Alcestis": What does Admetus's wife make him promise not to do after she dies?
(a) Hire a nanny.
(b) Leave the children.
(c) Remarry.
(d) Go mad.

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

11. "Ion": Which goddess appears to tell how Ion's descendants will settle many parts of Greece ?
(a) Athena.
(b) Artemis.
(c) Hera.
(d) Aphrodite.

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

13. "Hippolytus": Why is Aphrodite angry with Hippolytus?
(a) He will not love her.
(b) He will not build her a temple.
(c) He will not worship her.
(d) He will not talk to her.

14. "Ion": What does Creusa put with the baby boy?
(a) A letter.
(b) Some of her possessions.
(c) Some gold.
(d) Some jewelry.

15. "Ion": Where at the temple does Hermes place the baby?
(a) At the statue.
(b) At the steps.
(c) At the table.
(d) At the altar.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Andromache": Who sends a messenger to warn Neoptolemos?

2. "Medea": What does Jason claim Medea has learned which makes her better off for his bringing her to Greece?

3. "Hippolytus": For what reason does Theseus think his wife has killed herself after reading and misunderstanding her note?

4. "Medea": What does Medea need to find before she carries out her plans for Jason?

5. "Alcestis": Whom does Heracles talk to and learn the extent of the events in the household?

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