10 Plays Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Electra": How is Electra going to lure her mother out to her house?
(a) Claiming to have a present.
(b) Claiming to have a baby.
(c) Claiming to have information.
(d) Claiming to be ill.

2. "The Bacchants": What kind of wreaths do the followers of Dionysus wear?
(a) Olive branch.
(b) Ivy.
(c) Twig.
(d) Floral.

3. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What lie does Agamemnon tell in order to get Iphigenia to come to be sacrificed?
(a) That he needs her as a warrior.
(b) That he is sick.
(c) That there is a present for her.
(d) That she is getting married.

4. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Of what crime does Iphigenia plan to claim the two men are guilty making them unclean?
(a) Matricide.
(b) Homicide.
(c) Patricide.
(d) Fratricide.

5. "Electra": The king has heard that Thessalians are master butchers of what?
(a) Sheep.
(b) Bulls.
(c) Cattle.
(d) Horses.

6. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What does Agamemnon give to the servant to take to his family?
(a) His robe.
(b) Money.
(c) A letter.
(d) His riches.

7. "Electra": Aegisthus married Electra to the peasant so she cannot have what?
(a) A good life.
(b) His throne.
(c) Noble children.
(d) Riches.

8. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Whom did Iphigenia's father tell her she was going to marry?
(a) Ajax.
(b) Achilles.
(c) Odysseus.
(d) Pylades.

9. "Trojan Women": Who joins Poseidon and says she has decided to attack the Greeks?
(a) Athena.
(b) Aphrodite.
(c) Persephone.
(d) Artemis.

10. "Iphigenia at Aulis": The prophet has said that the lack of wind is the work of what goddess?
(a) Hera.
(b) Demeter.
(c) Artemis.
(d) Persephone.

11. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Which goddess appears and prevents the king from killing Iphigenia and Orestes?
(a) Artemis.
(b) Athena.
(c) Hera.
(d) Aphrodite.

12. "Trojan Women": How do the Greeks kill Andromache's son?
(a) Run him over with horses.
(b) Throw him from the battlements.
(c) Behead him.
(d) Stone him.

13. "Iphigenia at Aulis": Whom does Agamemnon need to sacrifice?
(a) His sister.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His daughter.
(d) His wife.

14. "Iphigenia among Taurians": What does Iphigenia feel as she prepares to perform the sacrifice?
(a) No sadness.
(b) No loss.
(c) No pain.
(d) No pleasure.

15. "The Bacchants": What is the name of the special staff that followers of Dionysus carry?
(a) Thyrsus.
(b) Staveus.
(c) Furrius.
(d) Rhysus.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Iphigenia at Aulis": When the priest was about to slit Iphigenia's throat, what appeared in her place?

2. "Iphigenia at Aulis" begins with a speech that has been what?

3. "Iphigenia among Taurians": When Iphigenia realizes that one of the captured men is her brother, she devises a plan while helping them fulfill Apollo's orders. What will this plan help her do?

4. "The Bacchants": How does Pentheus disguise himself to go view the rites on the hill?

5. "Trojan Women": To what does Cassandra say she will be thrown to after being killed?

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