The King Must Die Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: Chapter 5-6; Book 2: Chapter 1-2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the town ruled by?
(a) The elderly.
(b) The townspeople.
(c) Women.
(d) Men.

2. Why does Aigeus ask the king if he can go to the priestess?
(a) He wants to become king.
(b) He has no sons of his own and is certain the gods would grant one of this union.
(c) He would like to ask her for advice.
(d) He has a great attraction for her and would like to make her his wife.

3. Who is Theseus' grandfather?
(a) Aigeus.
(b) Diokles.
(c) King Minos.
(d) King Pittheus.

4. What is the name of the next town Theseus travels to after leaving the camp?
(a) Nisos.
(b) Eleusis.
(c) Megara.
(d) Athens.

5. Who is Theseus' father the son of?
(a) Kekrops.
(b) Pittheus.
(c) Minos.
(d) Pandion.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Theseus' mentor?

2. Why does Theseus' mother need to give herself to the first man that is sent by the gods?

3. Why does Theseus' mother call on an oracle to look at Theseus' journey?

4. What is the name of the other boy who comes to serve Poseidon?

5. What is the relationship of Diokles and Theseus?

(see the answer key)

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