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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is now preparing for a battle to the death, according to the messenger after the battle in The Phoenician Women?
(a) Creon and Tydeus.
(b) Teiresius and Polyneices.
(c) Tydeus and Eteocles.
(d) Polyneices and Eteocles.

2. How many captains does Creon suggest using to ambush the army?
(a) Ten.
(b) Seven.
(c) Sixteen.
(d) Six.

3. What natural disaster does Dionysus call forth in The Bacchae?
(a) A hurricane.
(b) A tsunami.
(c) An earthquake.
(d) A volcano.

4. Who kills the dragon that Ares has fathered?
(a) Oedipus.
(b) Teiresius.
(c) Cadmus.
(d) Eteocles.

5. Instead of Dionysus, what is in the stable that is to be Dionysus' prison?
(a) Tiger.
(b) Horse.
(c) Bull.
(d) Lion.

6. Whose army is chased away at the end of the battle in The Phoenician Women?
(a) Argive.
(b) Hellenian.
(c) Trojan.
(d) Thebian.

7. What appears when one of the wild women strikes a rock with a stick in The Bacchae?
(a) A tree.
(b) A team of leopards.
(c) A fire.
(d) A spring of water.

8. Who is the new leader of Thebes at the end of The Phoenician Women?
(a) Antigone.
(b) Eteocles.
(c) Oedipus.
(d) Creon.

9. Who retreats when realizing the gods are against him?
(a) Adrastus.
(b) Creon.
(c) Eteocles.
(d) Polyneices.

10. Eteocles tells Creon that Polyneices will do what?
(a) Wage war.
(b) Return in a month.
(c) Give up.
(d) Take the crown.

11. How many gates surround Thebes?
(a) Six.
(b) Ten.
(c) Nine.
(d) Seven.

12. How does Dionysus appear when he enters?
(a) As a man.
(b) As a god.
(c) As a bull.
(d) As a woman.

13. How does Eteocles suggest they attack the opposing army?
(a) At night.
(b) At dawn.
(c) At noon.
(d) At dusk.

14. Where has Dionysus been traveling to gather followers?
(a) Asia.
(b) Europe.
(c) Africa.
(d) Atlantis.

15. Dionysus says that Pentheus must dress how to avoid being killed by the celebrants?
(a) As a shepherd.
(b) As a woman.
(c) As Dionysus.
(d) As Zeus.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the current ruler of Thebes in The Bacchae?

2. Who is Antigone's betrothed husband the son of?

3. Who delivers the opening speech of exposition in The Bacchae?

4. In The Bacchae, the chorus sings that ______ men are punished by the gods.

5. Who does Polyneices pray to for victory in the duel?

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