Oedipus The King Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    What is the priest doing at the beginning of the play?
    • A. 

      Asking for money

    • B. 

      Accusing Creon

    • C. 

      Asking Teiresias for help

    • D. 

      Asking the gods for help

  • 2. 
    Why is the priest doing this?
    • A. 

      The priest is poor

    • B. 

      It's a holiday

    • C. 

      Creon asked him to

    • D. 

      There is a plague on the city

  • 3. 
    What is Creon’s relationship to Jocasta?
    • A. 

      Son

    • B. 

      Uncle

    • C. 

      Father

    • D. 

      Brother

  • 4. 
    Who was the blind prophet?
    • A. 

      Teiresias

    • B. 

      Polybus

    • C. 

      Oedipus

    • D. 

      Creon

  • 5. 
    What does Tiresias tell Oedipus?
    • A. 

      That Jocasta killed Laius

    • B. 

      That Oedipus killed Laius

    • C. 

      That Creon killed Laius

    • D. 

      That Polybus killed Laius

  • 6. 
    How does Oedipus react to Tiresias's announcement?
    • A. 

      He thinks Creon is behind it.

    • B. 

      He thinks Jocasta told Tiresias waht to say

    • C. 

      He thinks Tiresias is drunk

    • D. 

      He thinks Jocasta and Creon are working together against Oedipus

  • 7. 
    Whom did Oedipus believe was his father?
    • A. 

      Creon

    • B. 

      The blind prophet

    • C. 

      Polybus

    • D. 

      Merope

  • 8. 
    Who is Oedipus's mother?
    • A. 

      Antigone

    • B. 

      Jocasta

    • C. 

      Merope

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    From whose curse did Oedipus rescue Thebes?
    • A. 

      Creon's

    • B. 

      Lauis's

    • C. 

      Sphinx's

    • D. 

      Jocasta

  • 10. 
    By the end of the play, Oedipus knows he has killed whom?
    • A. 

      Creon

    • B. 

      Jocasta

    • C. 

      Lauis

    • D. 

      The blind prophet

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