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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The prophet tells Creon to _______________ and to rescind his proclamation.
(a) Bury Polyneices
(b) Step down from power
(c) Dig up Eteocles
(d) Get over himself
2. Haemon tells his father than ____________ has nothing to do with being right or wrong.
3. Who was cursing Creon in their final moments on earth before they killed themselves?
4. Who leads Teiresias into the court in order to see the King Creon and tell him some news during the play?
(c) A boy
5. The goddesses that King Lycurgus offended were NOT the goddesses who looked over ______________.
6. What is Antigone's sentence as handed down by Creon as a result of her actions in burying the body?
(a) Death by starvation
(b) Death by poison
(c) Death by hanging
(d) Death by stoning
7. _____________ starts to tear up at the sight of Antigone being led into the room during the play.
8. The Chorus assures Antigone in her situation that she will have a peaceful ___________.
9. Creon realizes that the tragedy is surely punishment from _________ and the pain is immeasurable.
(b) The prophet
(c) His ancestors
10. Haemon insists that all men can learn from any who can ____________, when talking to his father.
11. The Chorus talks about love's strength and destruction, such as it is between Creon and ____________.
12. When Choragos asks the Messenger about his depressing tone, who does the Messenger say has killed himself?
(a) The sentry
(b) The prophet
13. Where was King Lycurgus imprisoned for offending a certain goddesses who preside over the people?
(a) A castle
(b) A basket
(c) The river
(d) In stone
14. The Chorus, as a result of the story it shares, laments the powerlessness of man over _____________.
(b) The Gods
15. Whose arrival does Choragos announce at the beginning of the scene in the play?
Short Answer Questions
1. Love keepest the vigil on the soft cheek of a ____________, according to the Chorus in this section during the play.
2. Creon believes there is no greater evil than _____________ for that is what destroys households and nations.
3. Haemon points out to his father that the citizens of the city do not see Antigone as a ______________.
4. Choragos tells Creon that the gods are ___________ to him now during the play.
5. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.
This section contains 420 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)