Quiz on Oedipus Rex

This is a quiz over the play Oedipus Rex. Good luck. Gibberish is good. It is a fantastic way to waste space when the stupid program will not let you just go ahead and get to the darn quiz. For those of you reading this, Please don't. I don't want you to think that I actually wanted to put this in my quiz.

Please read all of the questions and the answers carefully before you make your selection.Gibberish is good. It is a fantastic way to waste space when the stupid program will not let you just go ahead and get to the darn quiz. For those of you reading this, Please don't. I don't want you to think that I actually wanted to put this in my quiz.

Created by: Christopher Simich

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Who is the lynchpin of Oedipus's fate?
  2. The townspeople are represented by the...
  3. Oedipus's tragic flaw is...
  4. The Messanger...
  5. What is Tiresias's ironic condition?
  6. True or False: Oedipus recieves his name from his feet.
  7. Why does Jocasta not want Oedipus to pursue the truth from the Messanger?
  8. True or False: Creon wants to banish Oedipus from the land.
  9. True or False: The Chorus is blind to all of Oedipus's flaws.
  10. True or False: Oedipus shows nothing but respect and reverence to the Chorus.
  11. Who tries to let Oedipus know he needs to curb his anger and come to his senses.
  12. What reasoning does Creon give when he is accused of plotting against Oedipus?
  13. The type of irony present in Oedipus Rex is...
  14. True or False: Ultimately, Oedipus is his own downfall.
  15. Why does Jocasta not believe in prophets?
  16. Where does all of the violence occur in this play?
  17. What is significant about the man who is sent to kill Oedipus as a child?
  18. Why do the double doors exist so prominantly on stage in this play?
  19. True or False: Aristotle calls this play the best example of a drama.
  20. True or False: Before he is banished, Oedipus is allowed to speak with his sons

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