Antigone Quiz 1

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Respond to the following questions about the Prologue, Scene 1, and Scene 2 to review your knowledge on the first parts of the play.

  
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  • 1. 
    The major conflict presented in the story is
    • A. 

      Antigone wants to marry her brother Polyneices

    • B. 

      Antigone wants to bury her brother Eteokles

    • C. 

      Antigone wants to give her brother Polyneices a proper burial

    • D. 

      Antigone is jealous of Ismene


  • 2. 
    The Chorus serves ___ main functions in the play.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4


  • 3. 
    True or False. The Chorus tells us that the reason that Polyneices is struck down by Zeus is because the god is jealous of the man's battle strategy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    True or False. Ismene helped Antigone with the burial.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    Which of the following adjectives best describes the Sentry when he is summoned by Kreon?
    • A. 

      Calm

    • B. 

      Confident

    • C. 

      Patient

    • D. 

      Nervous


  • 6. 
    True or False. Ismene changes her plea to "guilty" after the Chorus tells her she should stand by her sister, Antigone.
    • A. 

      He guessed that it was her

    • B. 

      He heard her cries of mourning and saw her complete the burial ritual

    • C. 

      Ismene told him

    • D. 

      He didn't know, but he brought her to Kreon to spare his own life


  • 7. 
    Which of the following best describes Antigone's attitude towards death?
    • A. 

      Indifferent

    • B. 

      Afraid

    • C. 

      Patient

    • D. 

      Nervous


  • 8. 
    Who influences Ismene to defend her sister?
    • A. 

      The Chorus

    • B. 

      Kreon

    • C. 

      The Sentry

    • D. 

      Koryphaios


  • 9. 
    Which of the following is Antigone's punishment for burying her brother?
    • A. 

      Exile

    • B. 

      Death


  • 10. 
    True or False. Ismene will be sentenced to death for knowing about the burial.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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