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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The theme of the play is based on what two stories?
(a) Oedipus and Polyneices.
(b) Oedipus and Eteocles.
(c) Eteocles and Polyneices.
(d) Laius and Oedipus.

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

3. Who exclaims, "Their breasts exposed to the conqueror's view?"
(a) Eteocles.
(b) King of Argos.
(c) The Chorus.
(d) Polyneices.

4. Who promises to "bring this man [Polyneices] to his harbor, and he shall enjoy his father's city?"
(a) Dike.
(b) Aktor.
(c) Antigone.
(d) Ismene.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Traditionally, males are more concerned with _______.

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

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

4. Eteocles instructs the Chorus to pray for ________ instead of safety?

5. Who is nicknamed "Killer of many?"

(see the answer keys)

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