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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. "Ion": What does Creusa put her baby boy in?
(a) A basket.
(b) A bassinet.
(c) A blanket.
(d) An ark.

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

4. "Andromache": Whom does Andromache send to fetch Peleus?
(a) The shepherd.
(b) Her handmaiden.
(c) Her daughter.
(d) The priestess.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. "Alcestis": Who is confused by Admetus's behavior towards Heracles?

2. "Hippolytus": What is Artemis the goddess of?

3. "Medea": What reason does Medea give Creon for staying one more day?

4. "Hippolytus": What is Aphrodite goddess of?

5. "Andromache": With what does Peleus threaten to beat Menelaus to death?

Short Essay Questions

1. "Medea": Why did Jason and Medea travel to Corinth?

2. "Ion": How does Ion respond when Creusa says that the gods may be to blame for their troubles?

3. "Alcestis": What labor is Heracles on his way to perform?

4. "Andromache": What does Menelaus claim when he comes to the shrine?

5. "Alcestis": What has Admetus done before the beginning of the play?

6. "Andromache": Why does Andromache bemoan Apollo's actions?

7. "Andromache": Why is Andromache taking refuge in the shrine of Thetis?

8. "Ion": What happens to Creusa before the play begins?

9. "Hippolytus": What does the nurse tell Phaedra that love is dependent on?

10. "Ion": What makes Ion believe that Creusa is his mother?

(see the answer keys)

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