The Sophocles Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Where was Sophocles born?
    • A. 

      Attica

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Thebes

    • D. 

      Colonus

  • 2. 
    Oedipus                   is the about Sophocles last days alive. 
    • A. 

      At Thebes

    • B. 

      Rex

    • C. 

      The King

    • D. 

      At Colonus

  • 3. 
    In which one of Sophocles plays does Hercules die? 
    • A. 

      Trachiniae

    • B. 

      Hercules Last Day

    • C. 

      Ajax

    • D. 

      Philoctetes

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Who is Electra's father?
    • A. 

      Odysseus

    • B. 

      Sophocles

    • C. 

      Creon

    • D. 

      Agamemnon

  • 5. 
    When he was a boy Sophocles was                      , which enabled him to learn the arts. 
    • A. 

      A minstrel's son

    • B. 

      Wealthy

    • C. 

      Poor

    • D. 

      In love with his professor

  • 6. 
    What were two new aspects to Greek drama that Sophocles introduced in his plays?
    • A. 

      Two actors and the chorus

    • B. 

      The chorus and scenery

    • C. 

      Two actors and scenery

    • D. 

      Three actors and the chorus

    • E. 

      Three actors and scenery