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

2. When talking to Haemon, Creon insists that ____________ has no right to tell him how to rule.
(a) The God
(b) Haemon
(c) The city
(d) The Chorus

3. Haemon insists that all men can learn from any who can ____________, when talking to his father.
(a) Love
(b) Grow
(c) Reason
(d) Teach

4. What happened to the offering that the prophet made to the gods after the prophet heard strange sounds?
(a) It disappeared
(b) It was given back to him as an offering
(c) It was refused
(d) It was accepted

5. Where was King Lycurgus imprisoned for offending a certain goddesses who preside over the people?
(a) In stone
(b) The river
(c) A castle
(d) A basket

Short Answer Questions

1. Who gave Polyneices, the son of Oedipus, a proper burial at the end of this play?

2. Who was the son supposed to kill as a result of a prophesy that was given?

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

4. The goddesses that King Lycurgus offended were NOT the goddesses who looked over ______________.

5. The prophet cautions Creon and the actions he has taken, saying that he is on the edge of __________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does love have the power over, according to this ode in the play?

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

3. To whom does Antigone compare her emotional state during her time before Creon?

4. Why was King Lycurgus, Dyras' son, imprisoned in stone, according to the Chorus in this ode?

5. Why does Creon believe he will be seen as even more powerful than he is now?

6. What does Haemon come to say to his father, Creon, when he learns about Antigone?

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

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

9. What does the Chorus elaborate on when it comes to love and its role in the relationship of Haemon and Creon?

10. What does the Chorus lament in relation to Antigone's story and to the story of the princess?

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