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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. The power that crosses the ____________ sea, driven by the stormy south-wind, making a path under...
(a) Blue
(b) Clear
(c) White
(d) Open

3. Man also is the one who protects himself from the ____________, according to the content of the ode.
(a) Truth
(b) Animals
(c) Lies
(d) Elements

4. Creon sees the rights of the _____________ as different for those who are good and those who are wicked.
(a) Warriors
(b) Dead
(c) Living
(d) Faithful

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

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

7. What is not one of the animals that the Chorus notes that man can tame or master?
(a) Bull
(b) Horse
(c) Fish
(d) Beast

8. "For when a house hath once been shaken from _____________, there the curse fails nevermore."
(a) The ground
(b) Hell
(c) Heaven
(d) The city

9. For that hope whose wanderings are so __________ is to many men a comfort, according to the Chorus.
(a) Straight
(b) Powerful
(c) Eager
(d) Wide

10. Creon lets the people know that his position is __________ ordained and thus he is the rightful heir.
(a) Earthly
(b) Personally
(c) Divinely
(d) Parentally

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

12. What is the new tone of this group of citizens that is now speaking to the audience?
(a) Hatred
(b) Compassion
(c) Fear
(d) Happiness

13. What army decided to attack Thebes, though they were driven back during their efforts during the play?
(a) Roman
(b) Greek
(c) Italian
(d) Argive

14. Creon is concerned about the people and their worries about having a ____________.
(a) War
(b) Public stoning
(c) Public hanging
(d) New leader

15. The ___________ accuse each other of being the one who buried the body illegally during the play.
(a) Prisoners
(b) Chorus
(c) Women
(d) Guards

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Eventually those who are evil will have to face truth and ______________ for their deeds.

3. And ___________, and wind-swift thought, and all the moods that would a state, hath he taught himself.

4. Who introduces the character of Creon to the play and to the audience who might be watching the play?

5. Who informs the audience of the previous battle during this scene of the play?

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