Seven against Thebes Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To try to escape the will of the gods is considered ___________.
(a) Courageous.
(b) Impossible.
(c) Tough.
(d) Achievable.

2. Who is Tydeus?
(a) The son of Thebes.
(b) The 1st enemy general.
(c) Eteocles' general.
(d) A giant.

3. Who does Eteocles promise to put in prison if they do not obey him and bravely face the danger of war?
(a) Children.
(b) Men.
(c) Women.
(d) Any citizen.

4. Who is nicknamed "Killer of many?"
(a) Eteoklos.
(b) Kapaneus.
(c) Polyphontes.
(d) Parthenopaios.

5. What symbol is on Amphiaraos' shield?
(a) Nothing.
(b) The Spinx.
(c) The Typhon.
(d) A Dove.

6. What is the name of the fire-breathing monster on the 4th general's shield?
(a) Ox.
(b) Spinx.
(c) Typhon.
(d) Dragon.

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

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

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

10. The Chorus formally pray to Zeus and the other gods, asking them _____________.
(a) How should the army fight.
(b) Who is going to be the new king.
(c) Where they should go if the city is destroyed.
(d) Who is going to win the battle.

11. Who does Eteocles send to face the third general?
(a) Megareus.
(b) Dikes.
(c) Hippomedon.
(d) Hekate.

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

13. Because of Eteocles' suggestion of what the Chorus should pray about, they begin to pray about what?
(a) That they will die 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 the war will end before the walls are penetrated.

14. Why does the Chorus say that they come to the square to pray?
(a) So the Gods will protect Eteocles.
(b) So the Gods can fight the enemies.
(c) So the Gods can defend their city.
(d) So the Gods will protect the women.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the third general described as leading a cavalry of horses, which makes an arrogant, inhuman noise?

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

3. Eteocles reaction was so extreme to whom because of his angry determination to save and protect the city?

4. According to the Chorus, what are the Gods a source of?

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

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