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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How long is Agamemnon gone to war?
(a) Ten years.
(b) One year.
(c) Fifteen years.
(d) Three years.

2. Who recognizes Orestes in the cottage?
(a) Agamemnon's servant.
(b) Electra.
(c) Aegisthus.
(d) Clytemnestra.

3. Whose marriage in Electra has NOT been consummated?
(a) Clytemnestra's.
(b) Antigone's.
(c) Electra's.
(d) Orestes'.

4. Whose servant arrives with food for Electra and her guests?
(a) Orestes'.
(b) Clytemnestra's.
(c) Agamemnon's.
(d) Aegisthus'.

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

6. Who does Oedipus marry?
(a) Eteocles.
(b) Jocasta.
(c) Antigone.
(d) Electra.

7. Who does Orestes say must be repaid for his kindness?
(a) The farmer.
(b) Aegisthus.
(c) Electra.
(d) The old man.

8. Who does Electra say would recognize her brother if he saw him?
(a) Her father's servant.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her sister.
(d) Iphegenia.

9. What does the chorus inform Electra of in the beginning of Electra?
(a) Her brother's arrival.
(b) A funeral.
(c) A wedding.
(d) An upcoming feast day.

10. Who does Orestes tell Aegisthus he is going to make a sacrifice for?
(a) Hera.
(b) Ares.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Artemis.

11. Who does Electra tell that her husband is alive?
(a) Clytemnestra.
(b) Eteocles.
(c) Orestes.
(d) Agamemnon.

12. The old servant tells Orestes he must kill Aegisthus, but not where?
(a) On a grave.
(b) In the country.
(c) Within the city.
(d) By the river.

13. Who does Electra NOT want the body to be seen by?
(a) Agamemnon.
(b) Orestes.
(c) Clytemnestra.
(d) Pylades.

14. Who comes to inform Electra of the success of Orestes' deed?
(a) Agamemnon's servant.
(b) Orestes' servant.
(c) Clytemnestra.
(d) Agamemon.

15. Who kills Agamemnon?
(a) Clytemnestra and Aegisthus.
(b) Iphegenia.
(c) Orestes and Electra.
(d) Antigone.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Aegisthus throw on the altar when with Orestes?

2. What does Aegisthus take to predict the future?

3. Electra condemns all men who are what to their wives?

4. Who invites the messengers into the cottage?

5. Who does Orestes pretend to be when he meets his sister?

(see the answer keys)

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