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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who was cursing Creon in their final moments on earth before they killed themselves?
2. What was the result of the visitor who came to see the princess when she was locked up?
(a) A son
(b) A strong spell
(c) A curse
(d) She died
3. Creon believes there is no greater evil than _____________ for that is what destroys households and nations.
4. Creon believes he will be seen as stronger for refusing to yield to showing ______________ with Antigone.
5. What happened to the offering that the prophet made to the gods after the prophet heard strange sounds?
(a) It was accepted
(b) It was refused
(c) It was given back to him as an offering
(d) It disappeared
6. Once offended, the Chorus states, gods and goddesses are without ____________ for the offending party.
7. The Chorus, as a result of the story it shares, laments the powerlessness of man over _____________.
(c) The Gods
8. Love keepest the vigil on the soft cheek of a ____________, according to the Chorus in this section during the play.
9. 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) The prophet has never been wrong
(c) He is too tired to argue
(d) He sees a sign from Zeus
10. Who was with Antigone in the tomb when Creon showed up to let her go?
(d) The prophet
11. What is the handicap of Teiresias, the prophet, who comes to speak to Creon during the play?
(b) One leg
12. Antigone still believes she has done no ____________ wrong and that Creon is the guilty one.
13. The Chorus notes that even the powerful are not immune to ___________, as the wife could not let go of her sadness
14. Where was King Lycurgus imprisoned for offending a certain goddesses who preside over the people?
(a) In stone
(b) The river
(c) A castle
(d) A basket
15. Why was the princess to which Antigone is compared locked up in a prison during the play?
(a) A prophesy
(b) Defying the king
(c) Burying her sister
(d) A murder
Short Answer Questions
1. Who goes to free Antigone and to bury Polyneices as the prophet said should be done?
2. Should the proud have survived to old age, notes Choragos, they will have learned to be _________.
3. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.
4. Antigone compares her emotional state to that of the former queen of Thebes, _____________.
5. No ____________ can escape love, according to the Chorus within this scene.
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