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Oedipus Quiz

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1.What is Oedipus's flaw?
Aarrogance
Bstubborn
Cpresumptuous
Degotistic
Eall of the above

2.What does the name Oedipus mean?


Aswollen-nose
Bswollen-foot
Cswollen-hand
Dswollen-feet
Eswollen-knees

3.Who does the King blame for his actions?


ACreon
BTeiresias
COedipus
DA and B
EA and C

4.In Poetics, what are the elements of Greek tragedy?


Aarousing pity and fear
Bserious action
Cunity of plot & catharsis
Dpoetic language & dramatic presentation
E all of the above

5.What is Oedipus destruction?


Achildren commits sucide, Oedipus blinds him self,
and Jocasta is cursed
BOedipus commits sucide, Creon blinds him self,
and children are cursed
Cwife commits sucide, Creon blinds him self,
and children are cursed
D wife Jocasta commits sucide, Oedipus blinds him self,
and children are cursed
Echildren commits sucide, Jocasta blinds her self,
and Oedipus is cursed

6. Who is this quote referring to:You mock my blindness, do you?

But I say that you, with both eyes, are blind...

AJocasta
BCreon
COedipus
DTeiresias
ELaius




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