Seven against Thebes Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The theme of these legends is that giving in to human passion creates _________.
(a) Peace..
(b) Love..
(c) Joy.
(d) Suffering.

2. The Oracle foretells Laius that Oedipus would one day ______ his mother.
(a) Betray.
(b) Kill.
(c) Marry..
(d) Blind.

3. Plays based on Greek legend tend to be very _____.
(a) Serene.
(b) Violent.
(c) Calm.
(d) Peaceful.

4. Who are the group of women of Thebes who rushes on in a panic?
(a) The Farmers.
(b) The Messenger.
(c) The Singers.
(d) The Chorus.

5. The image of Thebes is of a ________.
(a) Teenager.
(b) Child.
(c) Man.
(d) Woman.

Short Answer Questions

1. Traditionally, women are more concerned with _________.

2. The belief system of ancient Greece is that existence depends upon _____, or the will of the gods?

3. Where does Eteocles go to prepare for war?

4. The Chorus formally pray to Zeus and the other gods, asking them _____________.

5. What is the setting of the play?

(see the answer key)

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