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True or false, Oedipus has four daughters. True or False Oedipus is not a killer. Who is the person who told Oedipus that his Father wasn’t really his Father A. The Oracle B. The Shepherd C. Jocasta D. The Chorus. Oedipus is married to _____________. How was O found as a baby

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True or False

  • Oedipus is not a killer
slide3

Who is the person who told Oedipus that his Father wasn’t really his Father

  • A. The Oracle
  • B. The Shepherd
  • C. Jocasta
  • D. The Chorus
slide5

How was O found as a baby

  • A. nails in hands
  • B. in basket
  • C. nails in ankles
  • D. A and C
  • E. All of the above
true or false
True or false
  • Oedipus killed Laius in self defense
true or false1
True or false
  • Polybus and Merope are Oedipus’ biological parents
slide9

Who gave baby Oedipus to Polybus and Merope

  • A. shepherd
  • B. messenger
  • C. Creon
  • D. Jocasta
slide10

Ismene and Antigone are Oedipus’

  • A. sisters
  • B. daughters
  • C. cousins
  • D. aunts
  • E. A and B
  • F. B and C
slide11

Who is the Queen’s brother

  • A. Laius
  • B. Oedipus
  • C. Creon
  • D. Tieresius
slide12

Who was the first King

  • A. Oedipus
  • B. Creon
  • C. Laius
  • D. Apollo
slide13

Where was Oedipus abandoned

  • A. he wasn’t; he was just given to the King and Queen of Corinth
  • B. in a forest
  • C. in a desert
  • D. in the mountains
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Who was the murderer of Laius

  • A. Creon
  • B. Jocasta
  • C. Oedipus
  • D. Tieresius
slide15

Who are Oedipus’ real parents

  • A. Jocasta and Laius
  • B. Tieresius and Jocasta
  • C. Jocasta and Merope
  • D. Jocasta and sperm donor
oedipus being blind to teiresius prophecy is an example of
Oedipus being “blind” to Teiresius’ prophecy is an example of

A. catharsis

B. hamartia

C. Dramatic irony

D. Hubris

who is thebes
Who is Thebes?

A. Thebes is not a person

B. Cryon’s person

C. Antigone’s cousin

D. Chorus

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Why did Creon not fulfill Oedipus’ last request to kill him?

  • A) Because Creon wants complete power
  • B) Because Creon has to follow the will of the gods
  • C) Because the priest has to decide
true or false2
True or False

It is ironic that Oedipus was trying to avoid his fate; he was actually fulfilling it

yes or no
Yes or No
  • Was Creon Oedipus’ step brother?
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How did Oedipus punish himself at the end

  • A. hung himself
  • B. gouged out his eyes
  • C. jumped off the palace
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Where was Laius murdered

  • A. his home palace
  • B. at the crossroads
  • C. at the church
  • D. in Corinth
yes or no1
YES or NO
  • Is the chorus relevant
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At the end of the play, what does Oedipus ask Creon to do with his children?

A. to kill them along with himself

B. to banish them since they remind him of his dreadful actions

C. To let him take his children with him as he leaves his old life behind.

true or false3
True or False
  • Jocasta knows that she was married to her son before Oedipus knew
true or false4
True or false
  • Creon knew Jocasta was Oedipus’ Mother when he got married to her because he came up with the prophecy
slide32

Who are Antigone and Ismene

A. Oedipus’ daughters

B. Your Mom

C. A magician

D. Oedipus’ sisters

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Who is Jocasta?

  • Oedipus’ Mother
  • Oedipus’ wife
  • Neither A or B
  • Both B or C
  • Both A and B
slide34

What nationality is the text

  • A. British
  • B. German
  • C. Greek
  • D. Irish