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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Ion": After Hermes' introduction, where does the play start?
(a) At the cliffs.
(b) At the temple.
(c) At the house.
(d) On the road.

2. "Alcestis": What does Heracles seek from Admetus when he arrives at the house?
(a) Advice.
(b) Hospitality.
(c) Money.
(d) Food.

3. "Medea": Who tells Medea that she and her two sons are to be exiled immediately?
(a) Creon's manservant.
(b) Creon.
(c) The general.
(d) Jason.

4. "Andromache": Who snatches the sword from Hermione before she can kill herself?
(a) The servant.
(b) The nurse.
(c) The priestess.
(d) The handmaiden.

5. "Hippolytus": How does Phaedra kill herself?
(a) Jumping from the roof.
(b) Hanging.
(c) Stabbing.
(d) Poison.

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

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

8. "Ion": How many races will Ion's descendants span according to the goddess?
(a) Five.
(b) Three.
(c) Four.
(d) Six.

9. "Hippolytus": What is Artemis the goddess of?
(a) Hope and wisdom.
(b) Animals and children.
(c) Virginity and chastity.
(d) Food and prosperity.

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

11. "Ion": How is Xuthus described?
(a) A stranger.
(b) A non-Athenian.
(c) A barbarian.
(d) A learned man.

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

13. "Hippolytus": With whom does Aphrodite make Phaedra fall in love?
(a) Phaedra's stepson.
(b) Phaedra's uncle.
(c) Phaedra's grandson.
(d) Phaedra's nephew.

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

15. "Medea": What does Jason promise Medea he will provide for her?
(a) Love for his sons.
(b) A father for his sons.
(c) A place to go.
(d) A home and money.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. "Andromache": Who is Hermione?

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

4. "Medea": Who is Medea?

5. "Medea": What has Aegeus been consulting with the oracle to discover?

(see the answer keys)

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