The Bacchae Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Third Choral Ode.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What story does Pentheus scoff at?
(a) Dionysus's life.
(b) Dionysus's birth.
(c) Dionysus's travels.
(d) Dionysus's prophet.

2. When Dionysus speaks to Pentheus for the first time, where does he say his home is?
(a) Persia.
(b) Athens.
(c) Lythecare.
(d) Lydia.

3. The power of the gods, according to the Chorus, corrects the mortal what?
(a) Wights.
(b) Wisemen.
(c) Wrongs.
(d) Women.

4. Pentheus scolds Cadmus for looking ________.
(a) Foolish.
(b) Sad.
(c) Worshipful.
(d) Happy.

5. According to the Chorus, who is Zeus's father?
(a) Neptune.
(b) Mars.
(c) Cronos.
(d) Pluto.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is the soldier ashamed to bring Dionysus to Pentheus?

2. Pentheus orders the capture of Dionysus and who?

3. According to the Chorus, when is it right to override the laws of custom?

4. What is the point the Chorus makes in their second ode?

5. The Chorus says, "What ______ ______ the earth-born race displays."

(see the answer key)

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