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

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

3. Haemon shares with Creon that the people see Antigone as ____________ for the actions she has taken.
(a) Honorable
(b) Wrong
(c) Reckless
(d) Despicable

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

5. _____________ starts to tear up at the sight of Antigone being led into the room during the play.
(a) Haemon
(b) Creon
(c) Ismene
(d) Choragos

6. Why was the princess to which Antigone is compared locked up in a prison during the play?
(a) A murder
(b) A prophesy
(c) Defying the king
(d) Burying her sister

7. Choragos tells Creon that the gods are ___________ to him now during the play.
(a) Sympathetic
(b) Deaf
(c) Listening
(d) Useless

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

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

10. Who does the new wife blind after the king imprisons the person as answered in #153?
(a) Her husband's daughter
(b) Herself
(c) Her husband's two sons
(d) Her husband's first wife

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

12. Creon believes that Antigone would have been trouble for Haemon both in and out of _________.
(a) Bed
(b) His sight
(c) The war
(d) Their home

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Even though the king might have everything in life a powerful man might want, without __________ he has nothing coveted by others.

2. What happened to the offering that the prophet made to the gods after the prophet heard strange sounds?

3. Creon believes there is no greater evil than _____________ for that is what destroys households and nations.

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

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

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