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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. Antigone still believes she has done no ____________ wrong and that Creon is the guilty one.
(a) Wartime
(b) Physical
(c) Moral
(d) Emotional

2. The Chorus notes that even the powerful are not immune to ___________, as the wife could not let go of her sadness
(a) Pain
(b) Grief
(c) Happiness
(d) Fear

3. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.
(a) Cursed
(b) Honorable
(c) Justified
(d) Wronged

4. Creon believes that Antigone would have been trouble for Haemon both in and out of _________.
(a) His sight
(b) The war
(c) Bed
(d) Their home

5. Why was the princess to which Antigone is compared locked up in a prison during the play?
(a) A prophesy
(b) Burying her sister
(c) A murder
(d) Defying the king

Short Answer Questions

1. Choragos tells Creon to do as the prophet tells him to do as the justice of the __________ is swift.

2. Who goes to free Antigone and to bury Polyneices as the prophet said should be done?

3. Creon believes there is no greater evil than _____________ for that is what destroys households and nations.

4. Even though Creon believes himself to be right, he will not fight _____________.

5. The Messenger understands that the queen's _____________ might be too great for public display.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the prophet tell Creon when he enters the room, led by the boy into the court?

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

3. Why is Creon happy that Haemon's fascination with Antigone seems to be fading?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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