The Struggles Of Hecabe Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Where do we first meet Hecabe?
    • A. 

      Lying on the ground in the ruins of Troy

    • B. 

      Under the sea

    • C. 

      In Waitrose

    • D. 

      On Odysseus' ship

  • 2. 
    Hecabe is the mother of Andromache.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In her sorrow, Hecabe backs down from an 'agon' with Helen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Hecabe's distress is emphasised by the fact that she is the former...
    • A. 

      Duchess of Troy

    • B. 

      Bard of Troy

    • C. 

      Waitress of Troy

    • D. 

      Queen of Troy

  • 5. 
    Hecabe is the grandmother of ______.
  • 6. 
    What is done to Hecabe's grandchild that further increases her sorrow?
    • A. 

      He is force-fed yoghurt (which he is allergic to)

    • B. 

      He is thrown off the walls of Troy

    • C. 

      He is kidnapped and sold as a slave

    • D. 

      He is given to the gods as an offering

  • 7. 
    Hecabe's daughter Polyxena is very much alive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is wrong with Cassandra?
    • A. 

      Apollo has cursed her so that she will forever see the future but never be believed

    • B. 

      She is frustrated because she's lost her house keys

    • C. 

      Hecabe has abandoned her

    • D. 

      Her dog has recently died

  • 9. 
    Hecabe talks to herself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hecabe's now dead husband was called ______.