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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 tells Haemon he is grateful for his ____________ in all matters, and is pleased with Haemon's answer.
(a) Attention
(b) Appreciation
(c) Allegiance
(d) Guidance

2. The Chorus assures Antigone in her situation that she will have a peaceful ___________.
(a) Family
(b) History
(c) Death
(d) Afterlife

3. Love has power over all mortals and _____________, according to the Chorus within this ode during the play.
(a) Women
(b) Animals
(c) Gods
(d) Immortals

4. Creon believes he will be seen as stronger for refusing to yield to showing ______________ with Antigone.
(a) Gratitude
(b) Mercy
(c) Anger
(d) Patience

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Creon realizes that the tragedy is surely punishment from _________ and the pain is immeasurable.

2. Why was the princess to which Antigone is compared locked up in a prison during the play?

3. What is the focus of this ode in the play? What theme is being discussed during this section?

4. Why is Creon apt to decide that the prophet has been telling him the truth about his situation?

5. Whose arrival does Choragos announce at the beginning of the scene in the play?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the Messenger say about the grief that the queen must be feeling after the events which took place?

2. What happened in the tomb of Antigone after Creon buried Polyneices properly?

3. What does Antigone ask all to see her as when she is standing in front of everyone?

4. What does the Messenger have to say about fate at the start of this scene of the play?

5. What is Choragos' reaction when Antigone is brought before Creon at the start of this scene?

6. When did Teiresias make an offering to the gods, he tells Creon, that was then refused?

7. To whom does this Chorus compare Antigone in this ode and why?

8. Why does the Messenger answer the queen, Eurydice, with honesty rather than with lies?

9. Who is the goddess of love and of beauty who the Chorus thinks also enjoys watching the foolishness of man?

10. What does this ode praise within the story and within the story of mankind as a whole?

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