Ajax Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who tells Teucer that Ajax's last wish was for him to raise his son?
(a) The Chorus.
(b) Tecmessa.
(c) Ajax's son.
(d) The gods.

2. Who helps Teucer lift the body into the grave?
(a) The Chorus.
(b) Eurysaces.
(c) The servants.
(d) Tecmessa.

3. How does Ajax's wife try to talk him out of killing himself?
(a) By asking him to consider his father's shame if he killed himself.
(b) By mentioning he has a son to raise.
(c) By asking him to consider her shame if he killed himself.
(d) By mentioning that he has people depending on him.

4. How is Teucer greeted at the Greek camp?
(a) With silence.
(b) With taunts and insults.
(c) With isolation.
(d) With cheers and happiness.

5. Why is acting out of revenge considered foolish?
(a) Because revenge is not honorable.
(b) Because you are acting out of emotion, not thought.
(c) Because revenge is for commoners.
(d) Because emotional behavior is for women.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Ajax think Achilles would have wanted to have his things?

2. What does the Chorus think should "hide one who is sick in soul"?

3. What was Ajax's state of mind at his death?

4. What time of day is it at the beginning of the play?

5. Where does Ajax tell the Chorus he is going to go in order to appease Athena's wrath?

(see the answer key)

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