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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Traditionally, males are more concerned with _______.
(a) Their social standing.
(b) Women.
(c) Battle itself.
(d) Their children.

2. What imagery does the Chorus use to illustrate the situation of Eteocles and his family?
(a) The waves.
(b) The throne.
(c) The ocean.
(d) A ship.

3. How many generals does Eteocle plan to appoint to face their enemies?
(a) 10.
(b) 7.
(c) 6.
(d) 9.

4. How does Eteocles try to calm the Chorus in Part 2?
(a) He tells them to get out of Thebes.
(b) He tells them all is well.
(c) He gives them a formal prayer to offer the gods.
(d) He doesn't.

5. Who does Eteocles express his disgust with in Part 2 of the play?
(a) His army.
(b) King of Argos.
(c) The Chorus.
(d) Polyneices.

6. Who vows to either kill Eteocles or drive him into exile?
(a) Polyneices.
(b) Tydeus.
(c) Parthenopaios.
(d) Kapaneus.

7. What is on Kapaneus' shield?
(a) A man armed with a sword.
(b) A man armed with a bow and arrow.
(c) A man armed with a torch.
(d) A man armed with a club.

8. Who is the goddess of justice?
(a) Dike.
(b) Aktor.
(c) Antigone.
(d) Zeus.

9. The principle contrast in Part 2 is between what two objects?
(a) Noise.
(b) Tastes.
(c) Animals.
(d) Smell.

10. Because of Eteocles' suggestion of what the Chorus should pray about, they begin to pray about what?
(a) That the war will end before the walls are penetrated.
(b) That the war will be faught away from the walls.
(c) That they will escape before the walls are penetrated.
(d) That they will die before the walls are penetrated.

11. Who is the young general with an almost feminine beauty but a vicious temper?
(a) Hyperbios.
(b) Tydeus.
(c) Polyneices.
(d) Parthenopaios.

12. Who urges Eteocles not to "take on the violence of your brother?"
(a) Ismene.
(b) Antigone.
(c) The Chorus.
(d) Dike.

13. What does Eteocles suggest the Chorus pray about?
(a) That the walls remain standing.
(b) That his army will grow.
(c) That the children remain safe.
(d) That the war will end soon.

14. Eteocles' refusal to respect his agreement with Polyneices indicates his desire to ___________.
(a) Anger his brother.
(b) Possess and control the city.
(c) Have world domination.
(d) Disown his brother.

15. Eteocles vows not to be afraid of Tydeus and does all of the following except:
(a) Charges Tydeus with bad judgement.
(b) Charges Tydeus with deafness.
(c) Ridicules the prophet.
(d) Charges Tydeus with blindness .

Short Answer Questions

1. The Chorus briefly gives in to fear and imagines what will happen to the city if what occurs?

2. Who does Eteocle appoint as the last and head general?

3. Scout describes all of the following, in the beginning of part 3, to Eteocles except:

4. Eteocles explains that praying is not the problem of the Chorus, but the way they are praying since they are praying for what?

5. Amphiaraos is all of the following except:

(see the answer keys)

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