Antigone Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Should the proud have survived to old age, notes Choragos, they will have learned to be _________.
(a) Merciful
(b) Wise
(c) Caring
(d) Helpful

2. What is Choragos no longer able to distance himself from when Antigone arrives in the room?
(a) Her death
(b) Haemon's will
(c) Her beauty
(d) Creon

3. Haemon tells Creon, "It is not __________ never to yield to reason!" within their discussion of Antigone.
(a) Possible
(b) Difficult
(c) Fair
(d) Reason

4. Once offended, the Chorus states, gods and goddesses are without ____________ for the offending party.
(a) Power
(b) Repercussions
(c) Justice
(d) Mercy

5. Even though Creon believes himself to be right, he will not fight _____________.
(a) Choragos
(b) The prophet
(c) Destiny
(d) Haemon

6. The prophet tells Creon he has kept Polyneices from ____________ and buried Antigone alive.
(a) His sister
(b) His family
(c) The truth
(d) The gods

7. Haemon tells his father than ____________ has nothing to do with being right or wrong.
(a) Sex
(b) Age
(c) Love
(d) Justice

8. Who is commiserating about the dominion of fate at the start of this final scene?
(a) Haemon
(b) Sentry
(c) Choragos
(d) Messenger

9. Love keepest the vigil on the soft cheek of a ____________, according to the Chorus in this section during the play.
(a) Maiden
(b) Man
(c) Goddess
(d) Crone

10. Why is Creon apt to decide that the prophet has been telling him the truth about his situation?
(a) He is getting pressure from the Chorus too
(b) He sees a sign from Zeus
(c) He is too tired to argue
(d) The prophet has never been wrong

11. The Greek goddess of love much enjoys watching men's foolishness when it comes to ___________.
(a) Love
(b) Marriage
(c) Family
(d) War

12. Who goes to free Antigone and to bury Polyneices as the prophet said should be done?
(a) Haemon
(b) The boy
(c) Creon
(d) Choragos

13. What is the focus of this ode in the play? What theme is being discussed during this section?
(a) War
(b) Love
(c) Friendship
(d) Pride

14. What was the result of the visitor who came to see the princess when she was locked up?
(a) A curse
(b) A son
(c) She died
(d) A strong spell

15. Haemon insists that all men can learn from any who can ____________, when talking to his father.
(a) Reason
(b) Grow
(c) Teach
(d) Love

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Antigone believe that Creon should be found guilty of in relation to his reaction to her actions?

2. The Chorus assures Antigone in her situation that she will have a peaceful ___________.

3. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.

4. Where was King Lycurgus imprisoned for offending a certain goddesses who preside over the people?

5. The prophet tells Creon to _______________ and to rescind his proclamation.

(see the answer keys)

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