Agamemnon Review Quiz #1

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Agamemnon Review Quiz #1

A brief review quiz on the first half of the play by Aeschylus.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Chorus refers to the Atreidae. Who are they?
    • A. 

      Paris and Hector

    • B. 

      Zeus and Pan

    • C. 

      Agamemnon and Menelaus

    • D. 

      Clytemnestra and Iphigenia

    • E. 

      Rizzoli and Isles

  • 2. 
    The Chorus also refers to the "child of Tyndareus." Who is this?
    • A. 

      Clytemnestra

    • B. 

      Helen

    • C. 

      Iphigenia

    • D. 

      The Watchman

    • E. 

      The Chorus

  • 3. 
    The Chorus again says:"At home there tarries like a lurking snake, Biding its time, a wrath unreconciled, A wily watcher, passionate to slake, In blood, resentment for a murdered child."Who is this snake? 
    • A. 

      Helen

    • B. 

      Cassandra

    • C. 

      Aegisthus

    • D. 

      Clytemnestra

    • E. 

      Electra

  • 4. 
    Which character says the following?"Ill lot were mine, to disobey! And ill, to smite my child, my household's love and pride! To stain with virgin blood a father's hands, and slay My daughter, by the altar's side!"
    • A. 

      Atreus

    • B. 

      Priam

    • C. 

      Aegisthus

    • D. 

      Menelaus

    • E. 

      Agamemnon

  • 5. 
    What is the herald's job?
    • A. 

      To sacrifice Iphigenia

    • B. 

      To announce the arrival of the king

    • C. 

      To predict the future

    • D. 

      To watch for the fall of Troy

    • E. 

      To avenge Agamemnon.

  • 6. 
    How long was the Trojan War?
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Three years

    • C. 

      Five years

    • D. 

      Ten years

    • E. 

      Fifteen years