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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The ode also points out that ___________ wrath is passed on to future generations, as seen with Antigone.
(a) Creon's
(b) God's
(c) A woman's
(d) The world's

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

3. Ismene tries to uphold __________ law and does not believe anyone should oppose it during the play.
(a) Creon's
(b) Man's
(c) Haemon's
(d) God's

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

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

6. Who is afraid of Creon's wrath and of breaking the law, even though it would be an honorable action?
(a) Creon
(b) Ismene
(c) Haemon
(d) Antigone

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

8. Creon shouts that the gods do not favor the ________ such as Polyneices who show them disrespect.
(a) Rebels
(b) Warriors
(c) Bastards
(d) Wicked

9. What is the color of the shield of Polyneices, according to the Chorus in this scene?
(a) Black
(b) Blue
(c) Red
(d) White

10. How many captains were at the gates and were matched again during the battle?
(a) Seven
(b) Eight
(c) Two
(d) Ten

11. Antigone states that Creon's law will never be __________ law, which is the law Antigone believes is important.
(a) God's
(b) Aphrodite's
(c) Rome's
(d) Her

12. Nothing that is cast enters into the life of mortals without a ____________, according to the Chorus.
(a) Flaw
(b) Catch
(c) Curse
(d) Sentence

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

14. What did the person who tried to bury the body use in order to start to cover Polyneices up?
(a) Smoke
(b) A blanket
(c) Loose dirt
(d) Cement

15. The Chorus notes that it can see that generation is not ____________ by generation during the play.
(a) Spared
(b) Followed
(c) Eased
(d) Freed

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Sentry say that Creon should do with Antigone now that she is before him?

2. What else does the Chorus remind the audience that man is strong in?

3. Man turns the soil of the land with the offspring of ____________, according to the ode.

4. At what time of day does the story taking place in the play begin?

5. Who killed herself when she realized the incestuous relationship had taken place?

(see the answer keys)

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