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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who says, "When they are brave, they are insolent and intolerable, and when they are frightened, they are rash and dangerous?"
(a) Eteocles' soldiers.
(b) Eteocles.
(c) The Chorus.
(d) Polyneices.

2. Eteocles' and Oedipus' story is playing out the curse originally laid on ___________.
(a) Laius.
(b) Polyneices.
(c) Eteocles.
(d) Oedipus.

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

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

5. What term does Eteocles and the Chorus use to describe the city of Thebes?
(a) Maternal.
(b) Material.
(c) Mental.
(d) Fraternal.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Chorus do when they hear the sounds of attack from outside the walls?

2. Who is the young general with an almost feminine beauty but a vicious temper?

3. Who is "unmoved by the sound of snorting horses?"

4. Eteocles vows not to be afraid of Tydeus and does all of the following except:

5. Traditionally, males are more concerned with _______.

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