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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. Creon acknowledges that __________ is not transferable from one leader to the next. He must earn it.
(a) Trust
(b) Love
(c) Peace
(d) Loyalty

2. And through the future, near and far, as through the past, shall this ___________ hold good.
(a) Peace
(b) Law
(c) Secret
(d) Whisper

3. What is the relationship between Polyneices and Antigone in this play?
(a) Brother and sister
(b) Son and mother
(c) Cousins
(d) Nephew and Aunt

4. Creon gives ____________ to anyone who contradicts the king's wishes concerning the burial during the play.
(a) Blessings
(b) More taxes
(c) No support
(d) Poison

5. Man is considered to be the one who has ____________ animals, according to the content of the ode.
(a) Named all
(b) Tamed
(c) Eaten
(d) Killed

Short Answer Questions

1. Man has even taught himself, according to the Chorus, to flee the arrows of the ____________.

2. Creon sees his job as for the general _____________ over personal alliances and over personal friendships.

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

4. And _________, the eldest of the gods, the immortal, the unwearied, doth he wear...

5. At what time of day does the story taking place in the play begin?

Short Essay Questions

1. No matter the vicissitudes of life, what does the Chorus say man is held in?

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

3. Why does Creon say that Eteocles will receive a proper burial after his efforts in the battle?

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

5. What does Choragos have to say about Polyneices during the battle the previous day?

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

7. What is the status of the battle at the start of the play, ANTIGONE?

8. In relation to man and to his frailty, the Chorus brings up the evil in having what?

9. What is man said to be the Master of when the Chorus speaks of man in this section of the play?

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

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