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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Creon describe Antigone after she calls him a fool during her interrogation?
(a) Just a woman
(b) Stupid
(c) Iron
(d) Idiotic

2. What does Ismene compliment Antigone on before she leaves her to herself and to her actions?
(a) Jealousy
(b) Pride
(c) Loyalty
(d) Love

3. What does the leader of the group call Polyneices when he is in the midst of battle? A wild __________ screaming.
(a) Eagle
(b) Bear
(c) Hawk
(d) Tiger

4. That _______, in turn, in brought low -- by the blood-stained dust die to the gods infernal.
(a) Truth
(b) Hope
(c) Justice
(d) Peace

5. How does Antigone respond when she is questioned by King Creon about her actions?
(a) She says nothing
(b) She denies everything
(c) She blames Ismene
(d) She denies nothing

6. Choragos speaks for the Chorus as ___________, pleading for more active support from others in the city during the play.
(a) Women
(b) Citizens
(c) Children
(d) Creon

7. Creon understands the problems of ______, yet elicits duty from them in their support of his decree.
(a) Warriors
(b) Age
(c) Women
(d) Men

8. Thou, a ruler to whom ____________ brings not old age, dwellest in the dazzling splendour of Olympus.
(a) Temptation
(b) Time
(c) Night
(d) Peace

9. "....the disappointment comes on one who knoweth nought till he burn his __________ against the hot fire."
(a) Hand
(b) Head
(c) Foot
(d) Arm

10. Creon realizes he still needs to prove his worth to the people as a _____________.
(a) Judge
(b) Leader
(c) Fighter
(d) Friend

11. Where does the Chorus state that Polyneices came from when he entered into battle?
(a) Thebes
(b) Rome
(c) Sicily
(d) Argos

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

13. Creon acknowledges that __________ is not transferable from one leader to the next. He must earn it.
(a) Love
(b) Trust
(c) Peace
(d) Loyalty

14. Creon believes that because of Antigone's stubbornness, she will inevitably __________.
(a) Learn
(b) Get her way
(c) Win
(d) Break

15. What is the relationship between Polyneices and Antigone in this play?
(a) Cousins
(b) Brother and sister
(c) Son and mother
(d) Nephew and Aunt

Short Answer Questions

1. The two men of cruel fate were born of one _____________ and one mother, according to the Chorus.

2. The Chorus in this ode goes on about the greatness of ___________ when they speak to the audience.

3. What did Oedipus do when he realized the incestuous affair that took place with Jocasta?

4. Man is held in _________ for his stamina and his spirit, no matter what other things he might do.

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

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