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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The prophet cautions Creon and the actions he has taken, saying that he is on the edge of __________.
(a) Mercy
(b) Fate
(c) Happiness
(d) Doom

2. The Chorus notes that even the powerful are not immune to ___________, as the wife could not let go of her sadness
(a) Happiness
(b) Pain
(c) Grief
(d) Fear

3. When talking to Haemon, Creon insists that ____________ has no right to tell him how to rule.
(a) Haemon
(b) The God
(c) The Chorus
(d) The city

4. What is Antigone's sentence as handed down by Creon as a result of her actions in burying the body?
(a) Death by poison
(b) Death by stoning
(c) Death by starvation
(d) Death by hanging

5. Antigone still believes she has done no ____________ wrong and that Creon is the guilty one.
(a) Emotional
(b) Moral
(c) Wartime
(d) Physical

6. Who leads Teiresias into the court in order to see the King Creon and tell him some news during the play?
(a) Messenger
(b) A boy
(c) Sentry
(d) Ismene

7. No ____________ can escape love, according to the Chorus within this scene.
(a) Mortal
(b) Immortal
(c) Man
(d) Woman

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

9. The prophet tells Creon to _______________ and to rescind his proclamation.
(a) Bury Polyneices
(b) Get over himself
(c) Dig up Eteocles
(d) Step down from power

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

11. Where was King Lycurgus imprisoned for offending a certain goddesses who preside over the people?
(a) A basket
(b) A castle
(c) The river
(d) In stone

12. Creon is delighted that Haemon's fascination with ____________ seems to be eroding during this scene during the play.
(a) Antigone
(b) Zeus
(c) Oedipus
(d) Ismene

13. What happened to the offering that the prophet made to the gods after the prophet heard strange sounds?
(a) It disappeared
(b) It was refused
(c) It was accepted
(d) It was given back to him as an offering

14. Choragos tells Creon to do as the prophet tells him to do as the justice of the __________ is swift.
(a) Fates
(b) Gods
(c) Prophets
(d) People

15. The Chorus compares Antigone to ___________, a princess who was imprisoned for an act she might commit.
(a) Danae
(b) Hecate
(c) Hera
(d) Niobe

Short Answer Questions

1. The Chorus, as a result of the story it shares, laments the powerlessness of man over _____________.

2. Haemon tells Creon, "It is not __________ never to yield to reason!" within their discussion of Antigone.

3. Creon tells Haemon he is grateful for his ____________ in all matters, and is pleased with Haemon's answer.

4. Who visited the princess during her imprisonment for something she could do nothing about?

5. Who gave Polyneices, the son of Oedipus, a proper burial at the end of this play?

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