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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Creon sees his job as for the general _____________ over personal alliances and over personal friendships.
(a) Good
(b) Riches
(c) Peace
(d) Military

2. The two men of cruel fate were born of one _____________ and one mother, according to the Chorus.
(a) Evil
(b) God
(c) Sire
(d) Father

3. Who is Choragos trying to get more active support from, pleading for this support as the Chorus would?
(a) Older men
(b) Surrounding cities
(c) Women
(d) Younger residents

4. Man turns the soil of the land with the offspring of ____________, according to the ode.
(a) Man
(b) Fish
(c) Horses
(d) Cows

5. And ___________, and wind-swift thought, and all the moods that would a state, hath he taught himself.
(a) Poetry
(b) Speech
(c) Dancing
(d) Fighting

6. That __________ which neither sleep, the all-ensnaring, not the untiring months of the gods can master.
(a) Truth
(b) Spirit
(c) Honesty
(d) Power

7. Antigone knows that the men will praise her for burying her brother, but fear of ________ keeps their mouths shut.
(a) Zeus
(b) Creon
(c) Her
(d) God

8. The ode implies that the woes of Antigone are directly related to her _____________, Oedipus.
(a) Prophet
(b) Father
(c) Cousin
(d) Son

9. Eventually those who are evil will have to face truth and ______________ for their deeds.
(a) Death
(b) Justice
(c) Peace
(d) Punishment

10. Eteocles fought for Thebes and thus he will receive a ___________________ after his death.
(a) Full military burial
(b) Statue in his memory
(c) Book
(d) Pension for his family

11. Antigone reminds Ismene of family __________ when she tries to reason with her about her actions.
(a) History
(b) Punishments
(c) Blood
(d) Loyalty

12. Whose body is to be left out to be pecked and torn apart, without a proper military burial?
(a) Antigone
(b) Ismene
(c) Eteocles
(d) Polyneices

13. Antigone points out to Creon that she is aware that __________ is inevitable for her, both now and in the future.
(a) Glory
(b) Happiness
(c) Peace
(d) Death

14. _____________ are many, and none is more important than man.
(a) Disciples
(b) Creations
(c) Animals
(d) Wonders

15. The Chorus points out the evil that is in _________ especially in relation to the situation with Antigone and Creon.
(a) Peace
(b) Punishment
(c) Power
(d) Pride

Short Answer Questions

1. Antigone claims she will be ready to face a/an _____________ death if she is caught in her actions.

2. What is the one force from which the Chorus notes that man is not immune?

3. Choragos speaks for the Chorus as ___________, pleading for more active support from others in the city during the play.

4. The Chorus also speaks of the orderliness of kept __________ within a society during the play.

5. What is the walled city that is featured in the actions of this story and drama?

(see the answer keys)

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