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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. "Ion": Whose idea is it to have Ion adopted by Xuthus?
(a) The priestess.
(b) Apollo.
(c) Hermes.
(d) Ares.

2. "Medea": What has Aegeus been consulting with the oracle to discover?
(a) How he can get to Jason.
(b) How he can kill Creon.
(c) How he can live as a king.
(d) How he can get children.

3. "Hippolytus": What action does Phaedra believe is better than doing wrong?
(a) Committing suicide.
(b) Apologizing.
(c) Repenting.
(d) Fighting.

4. "Ion": Who tries to get Creusa to kill Xuthus and Ion?
(a) The servant.
(b) The handmaiden.
(c) The slave.
(d) The retainer.

5. "Medea": Where did Jason and Medea travel to make a home and future for their children?
(a) Delphi.
(b) Sparta.
(c) Corinth.
(d) Athens.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Hippolytus": What does Hippolytus give to Artemis's statue?

2. "Medea": Whom does Medea kill?

3. "Hippolytus": Who warns Hippolytus not to anger the other gods?

4. "Alcestis": What does the chorus think the upcoming death Admetus's wife is like?

5. "Medea": What does Jason promise Medea he will provide for her?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. "Andromache": When Menelaus betrays Andromache when she leaves the shrine, what does she do?

3. "Ion": How does Ion come to the temple of Apollo?

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

5. "Hippolytus": What is Aphrodite raging against in her speech at the beginning of the play?

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

7. "Andromache": Who is Andromache?

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

9. "Medea": What does Aegeus swear to Medea that he will do?

10. "Medea": Why does Medea think that Jason will eventually pay for his actions?

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