Euripides V Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Phoenician Women, pages 73-98.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What has Orestes returned to do in Electra?
(a) Marry Iphegenia.
(b) Kill Aegisthus and Clytemnestra.
(c) Marry Electra.
(d) Take the crown from his brother.

2. In what city-state does Clytemnestra rule?
(a) Troy.
(b) Athens.
(c) Argos.
(d) Thebes.

3. Who married Electra to her current husband?
(a) Aegisthus.
(b) Pylades.
(c) Orestes.
(d) Agamemnon.

4. Orestes fears being tried for what?
(a) Patricide.
(b) Murder.
(c) Theft.
(d) Matricide.

5. What does the chorus do in Electra when Orestes is discovered?
(a) Scream.
(b) Rejoice.
(c) Run.
(d) Weep.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Electra's husband chastise her for doing in the beginning of Electra?

2. Who is the wife of Laius?

3. What kind of knife does Orestes ask for to butcher the animal?

4. Who does Orestes say must be repaid for his kindness?

5. Who does Orestes tell Aegisthus he is going to make a sacrifice for?

(see the answer key)

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