Seven against Thebes Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Any citizen in the _____ would know the story, or myth, that "Seven Against Thebes" is based on.
(a) Play.
(b) World.
(c) Audience.
(d) Chorus.

2. What is the name of Laius' son?
(a) Pelops.
(b) Eteocles.
(c) Oedipus.
(d) Antigone .

3. Who is the King of Thebes in the beginning of the Background?
(a) Oedipus.
(b) Eteocles.
(c) Polyneices.
(d) Laius.

4. Where does Polyneices go to marry a princess?
(a) Argos.
(b) The Spinx.
(c) Greece.
(d) The Oracle.

5. After Oedipus' death, who rules the city of Thebes?
(a) Jocasta.
(b) Polyneices.
(c) Antigone.
(d) Eteocles.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who punishes Laius for kidnapping and murdering his friend's son?

2. The people of Thebes regard Oedipus as a ________.

3. The Oracle foretells Laius that Oedipus would one day ______ him.

4. What is the original language of the play "Seven Against Thebes?"

5. The Oracle foretells Laius that Oedipus would one day ______ his mother.

(see the answer key)

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