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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the leader of the group who is telling the story within this section of the play?
(a) Creon
(b) Haemon
(c) Choragos
(d) Antigone

2. Who interrogates the Sentry when he reveals the person who is responsible for burying the body?
(a) Creon
(b) Choragos
(c) The prophet
(d) Haemon

3. Choragos speaks for the Chorus as ___________, pleading for more active support from others in the city during the play.
(a) Children
(b) Citizens
(c) Women
(d) Creon

4. What is the other name for God that is used by the Chorus in this scene of the play and throughout the play?
(a) Zeus
(b) Apollo
(c) Creon
(d) Mercury

5. The Chorus notes that it can see that generation is not ____________ by generation during the play.
(a) Freed
(b) Spared
(c) Followed
(d) Eased

Short Answer Questions

1. Creon sees the rights of the _____________ as different for those who are good and those who are wicked.

2. Nothing that is cast enters into the life of mortals without a ____________, according to the Chorus.

3. Who does the Sentry admit is responsible for the burying of Polyneices?

4. What is the color of the shield of Polyneices, according to the Chorus in this scene?

5. The Chorus in this scene is a group of singers and dancers who are meant to represent the _____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened the day before the opening of the play, according to the speakers in this scene?

2. What does the sentry admit to Choragos when he is being questioned about the burial?

3. What does the Chorus praise when they are speaking in this section of the play?

4. How is the water image in this stansimon depicted, which is parallel to the ode's ideas about God's wrath?

5. What does Creon do in order to address the fears of the people when a new leader emerges?

6. What happens to men who are happy in their evil doings, according to the Chorus in this scene?

7. What does the Chorus speak of in relation to the recent events of the story?

8. What is the one force from which man is not immune, according to the Chorus in this part of the play?

9. What are Creon's ideas about loyalty when it comes to ruling the people of Thebes?

10. To whom does this ode of the play attribute most of Antigone's problems?

(see the answer keys)

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