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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Antigone believe that Creon should be found guilty of in relation to his reaction to her actions?
(a) Pride
(b) Acting as a God
(c) Ignorance
(d) Nothing

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

3. Who visited the princess during her imprisonment for something she could do nothing about?
(a) Creon
(b) Danae
(c) Hera
(d) Zeus

4. The goddesses that King Lycurgus offended were NOT the goddesses who looked over ______________.
(a) Arts
(b) Mathematics
(c) Sciences
(d) Literature

5. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.
(a) Justified
(b) Wronged
(c) Honorable
(d) Cursed

6. Creon believes that Antigone deserves nothing more than to find a husband in __________ after what she has done.
(a) Spain
(b) Hell
(c) Heaven
(d) Rome

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

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

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

10. Haemon points out to his father that the citizens of the city do not see Antigone as a ______________.
(a) Criminal
(b) Leader
(c) Hero
(d) Goddess

11. Antigone compares her emotional state to that of the former queen of Thebes, _____________.
(a) Aphrodite
(b) Hecate
(c) Niobe
(d) Hera

12. Antigone agrees that her father's ______________ guilt plagues all her family from the grave.
(a) Anarchistic
(b) Incestuous
(c) Godless
(d) Murderous

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

14. The Chorus, as a result of the story it shares, laments the powerlessness of man over _____________.
(a) The Gods
(b) Destiny
(c) Curses
(d) Justice

15. Even though the king might have everything in life a powerful man might want, without __________ he has nothing coveted by others.
(a) Peace
(b) Destiny
(c) Family
(d) Happiness

Short Answer Questions

1. Who leads Teiresias into the court in order to see the King Creon and tell him some news during the play?

2. Who is commiserating about the dominion of fate at the start of this final scene?

3. Who does the Messenger now call a walking dead man during the first part of this scene during the play?

4. Should the proud have survived to old age, notes Choragos, they will have learned to be _________.

5. The Chorus talks about love's strength and destruction, such as it is between Creon and ____________.

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