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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. "Trojan Women": Before the Greeks take her to whom is Cassandra is a servant?
(a) The queen.
(b) The king.
(c) The fates.
(d) The gods.
2. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Which goddess appears and prevents the king from killing Iphigenia and Orestes?
3. "The Bacchants": What is Tiresias's main characteristic?
4. "The Bacchants": In the jail, whom does Pentheus question when the women have escaped?
(a) The army.
(b) A male stranger.
(c) The jailer.
(d) His father.
5. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What are the Greek troops waiting for while sitting in port?
(a) A good omen.
(c) A leader.
(d) Low tide.
Short Answer Questions
1. "Electra": Who tells Orestes and Electra what the future has in store for them?
2. "Iphigenia at Aulis" begins with a speech that has been what?
3. "Iphigenia at Aulis": Who is Helen's Greek husband?
4. "The Bacchants": How does Pentheus disguise himself to go view the rites on the hill?
5. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Where does Iphigenia think her brother is when she is going to release one of the men to take a message to him?
Short Essay Questions
1. "The Bacchants": Why does Dionysus plot against the Thebans?
2. "Trojan Women": Why has Athena decided to attack her former allies?
3. "Electra": When Electra meets her brother and thinks he is a messenger, what does she tell him?
4. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Why are Orestes and Pylades in Taurus?
5. "The Bacchants": What does the stranger convince Pentheus to do after he hears the tale from the herdsman?
6. "Electra": What do Castor and Pollux tell Orestes and Electra?
7. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Who is Iphigenia?
8. "Trojan Women": What does Cassandra predict as the fate of Agamemnon?
9. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What prophecy has Calchas made?
10. What are the first spoken lines in "Iphigenia at Aulis"?
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