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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Electra ask to hide the body of Aegisthus?
(a) Pylades.
(b) The farmer.
(c) Orestes.
(d) The chorus.

2. Who enters with Antigone in her first entrance in The Phoenician Women?
(a) The pedagogue.
(b) Jocasta.
(c) Polyneices.
(d) Teiresius.

3. Who is the wife of Laius?
(a) Jocasta.
(b) Polyneices.
(c) Antigone.
(d) Electra.

4. Who walks around Orestes looking at him in the cottage?
(a) The servant.
(b) Jocasta.
(c) Aegisthus.
(d) Electra.

5. What does Electra ask her husband to get for them?
(a) Gold.
(b) Spices.
(c) Provisions.
(d) Weapons.

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

7. Who appears in the heavens at the end of Electra?
(a) Dionysus.
(b) The Dioscuri.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Artemis.

8. Who enters with Orestes in his first appearance in Electra?
(a) Pylades.
(b) Aegisthus.
(c) Jocasta.
(d) Agamemnon.

9. How many children does Oedipus have?
(a) Ten.
(b) Four.
(c) Three.
(d) Six.

10. Where does Agamemnon go to fight?
(a) Argos.
(b) Troy.
(c) Olympus.
(d) Thebes.

11. Who is Agamemnon's son?
(a) Orestes.
(b) Pylades.
(c) Dioscuri.
(d) Oedipus.

12. Who does Orestes pretend to be when he meets his sister?
(a) A messenger.
(b) A farmer.
(c) A beggar.
(d) A king.

13. Who invites the messengers into the cottage?
(a) Aegisthus.
(b) Clytemnestra.
(c) The farmer.
(d) Electra.

14. Who does Electra say was NOT properly buried?
(a) Clytemnestra.
(b) Iphegenia.
(c) Agamemnon.
(d) Aegisthus.

15. What does Electra chide her husband for after the messenger has appeared?
(a) Abusing her.
(b) Raping her.
(c) Not feeding her.
(d) Mistrusting her.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. What kind of blade does Orestes use to skin the animal with Aegisthus?

4. Who is Clytemnestra's daughter?

5. What is Electra doing when Orestes first sees her?

(see the answer keys)

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