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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Part 6 of Iphigenia of Taurus, when Thoas asks the messenger how it is possible that Iphigenia is gone and why she is gone, what does the messenger tell him?
(a) That Iphigenia is gone because she wanted to live in Athens.
(b) That Iphigenia is gone because she was kidnapped by Orestes and Pylades.
(c) That Iphigenia is still hiding amongst the caves.
(d) That Iphigenia is gone because she wanted to save Orestes.
2. When Iphigenia is speaking to King Thoas about the young strangers in Part 5, what is the reason she tells King Thoas that she recognized the "stain" on them?
(a) She saw it in their eyes.
(b) Artemis whispered their wrongdoings to her.
(c) She could hear the Furies.
(d) The holy image turned away.
3. Who does Iphigenia tell the King that the young strangers told her was prospering and alive?
(b) Her father.
(c) Her mother.
4. When Iphigenia speaks of the statue of Artemis, she tells Orestes in Part 4 that only one person is allowed to touch it. Who is that person?
(b) One member of The Chorus.
(c) One of the temple attendants.
(d) King Thoas.
5. When Iphigenia is telling the King about the young strangers trying to win her heart, what does she claim that she hates?
(a) Her father.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Iphigenia is speaking to Orestes and Pylades in Part 4 about taking her message back home, who does Iphigenia tell Pylades saved her from her father's hand?
2. When Orestes is speaking of appearing in court for killing his mother, who does he say raised a hand for his acquittal?
3. When the Chorus is speaking in the beginning of Part 6, what is the second stanza of the poem called?
4. When Orestes speaks of appearing in court for killing his mother, where does he say the court met?
5. Who leads Orestes and Pylades out of the temple on their way to the purification ritual?
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