Seven against Thebes Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. The belief system of ancient Greece is that existence depends upon _____, or the will of the gods?
(a) Fate.
(b) Destiny.
(c) Free will.
(d) Luck.

3. Laius is regarded as a _______ in the city of Thebes.
(a) Hero.
(b) Mastermind.
(c) Tyrant.
(d) Nobleman.

4. Imagery is used throughout the play to describe the _______ of women.
(a) Presence.
(b) Possession.
(c) Violation.
(d) Demand.

5. Human beings are metaphorically represented by ________.
(a) Airplanes.
(b) Castles.
(c) The Ocean.
(d) Ships.

Short Answer Questions

1. The women of Thebes pray to the gods to remember their faithfulness and protect them so they can continue to do what?

2. Who does Eteocles call upon to fight to protect the land and the city of Thebes?

3. What is the setting of the play?

4. What type of violation is used to describe women seeing their husbands, sons, and brothers killed?

5. At the end of the first year, what does Eteocles refused to do?

(see the answer key)

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