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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. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What did Agamemnon do that upsets Achilles?
(a) Lied to his daughter.
(b) Took the sacrifice away.
(c) Used his name without permission.
(d) Promised he would be married.
2. "Electra": How is Electra going to lure her mother out to her house?
(a) Claiming to have a baby.
(b) Claiming to have a present.
(c) Claiming to have information.
(d) Claiming to be ill.
3. "Trojan Women": Who joins Poseidon and says she has decided to attack the Greeks?
4. "Electra": Where does Orestes plans to ambush the king?
(a) Outside his palace.
(b) Outside the city.
(c) Outside the temple.
(d) At the stables.
5. "Trojan Women": What activities are heard during the opening scene?
(a) Joy and victory.
(b) Packing and moving.
(c) Happiness and laughter.
(d) Death and wailing.
Short Answer Questions
1. "Trojan Women": Hecuba laments the death of whom?
2. "Electra": What does Orestes drop on the king's head when the king is looking at the entrails?
3. "The Bacchants": What kind of wreaths do the followers of Dionysus wear?
4. "Trojan Women": With which Greek man does Hecuba go?
5. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What are the Greek troops waiting for while sitting in port?
Short Essay Questions
1. "Trojan Women": Why has Athena decided to attack her former allies?
2. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What prophecy has Calchas made?
3. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Who is Iphigenia?
4. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Why are Orestes and Pylades in Taurus?
5. "Trojan Women": Why is Hecuba upset about Agamemnon taking Cassandra?
6. "Electra": What is the plan the tutor and Orestes make to kill Aegisthus?
7. "Iphigenia at Aulis": How does Agamemnon convince his daughter and wife to come to his camp?
8. "The Bacchants": Why has Pentheus jailed several of the bacchants?
9. "Trojan Women": What does Cassandra predict as the fate of Agamemnon?
10. What are the first spoken lines in "Iphigenia at Aulis"?
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