The Bacchae Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Parodos.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of relationship did Dionysus's father have with his mother?
(a) A fling.
(b) A marriage.
(c) A ritual.
(d) An affair.

2. Dionysus has taken what form so he can punish people?
(a) A pheonix.
(b) A human.
(c) A minotaur.
(d) A monster.

3. The Chorus says they have traveled over what "holy ridge" to "hasten to a pleasant task?"
(a) Urals.
(b) Olympus.
(c) Tmolus.
(d) Sacchern.

4. What did Dionysus cause to infect the women of Thebes?
(a) Lust.
(b) Madness.
(c) Sickness.
(d) Revenge.

5. What is the Parodos?
(a) A hymn of lament.
(b) A hymn of desire.
(c) A hymn of longing.
(d) A hymn of praise.

Short Answer Questions

1. Pentheus is ______ by the worshipers of Dionysus.

2. The Chorus suggests that worship is the only ________ ________ to the gods.

3. Who is Hera?

4. What destroyed Dionysus's mother?

5. When the Chorus says "Like a colt that gambols at its mother's side," who are they saying is the colt?

(see the answer key)

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