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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When talking to Haemon, Creon insists that ____________ has no right to tell him how to rule.
(b) The Chorus
(c) The God
(d) The city
2. The goddesses that King Lycurgus offended were NOT the goddesses who looked over ______________.
3. What is not one of the things that Antigone reminds the people of when she addresses the people of Thebes?
(a) Her beauty
(b) Her suffering
(c) Her royal ancestry
(d) Her innocence
4. Love has power over all mortals and _____________, according to the Chorus within this ode during the play.
5. Haemon insists that all men can learn from any who can ____________, when talking to his father.
6. What is the focus of this ode in the play? What theme is being discussed during this section?
7. Even though Creon believes himself to be right, he will not fight _____________.
(c) The prophet
8. Who was the son supposed to kill as a result of a prophesy that was given?
(a) His brother
(b) His uncle
(c) His father
(d) His cousin
9. Antigone still believes she has done no ____________ wrong and that Creon is the guilty one.
10. The prophet cautions Creon and the actions he has taken, saying that he is on the edge of __________.
11. Haemon shares with Creon that the people see Antigone as ____________ for the actions she has taken.
12. What was the result of the visitor who came to see the princess when she was locked up?
(a) A curse
(b) A strong spell
(c) She died
(d) A son
13. Why was the princess to which Antigone is compared locked up in a prison during the play?
(a) Defying the king
(b) Burying her sister
(c) A murder
(d) A prophesy
14. Who does the Messenger now call a walking dead man during the first part of this scene during the play?
(d) The prophet
15. The Chorus, as a result of the story it shares, laments the powerlessness of man over _____________.
(a) The Gods
Short Answer Questions
1. Creon is told by ______________ that trees and ships yield to the destructive nature of floods.
2. What happened to the offering that the prophet made to the gods after the prophet heard strange sounds?
3. Who goes to free Antigone and to bury Polyneices as the prophet said should be done?
4. Who is commiserating about the dominion of fate at the start of this final scene?
5. Who is the Greek goddess of love and of beauty, according to history and to the Chorus?
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