Review Quiz #2 for Chapter 14

Review Quiz #2 for Chapter 14



1. In the play, Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus makes the God Zeus come to value... a. the superior wisdom of the God Prometheus
b. the judgement of his wife, the Goddess Hera
c. human love
d. rights of women
e. despots



2. The God Prometheus is immortal because he... a. was the first-born of Zeus
b. he is second-generation Titan
c. he is male
d. he is the son of Medusa
e. he is the son of the Centaur Chiron



3. The Centaur Chiron could be said to function in the narrative of Aeschylus' trilogy by... a. offering to sacrifice himself for the God Prometheus
b. offering to sacrifice himself for the Goddess Athene
c. relating the prophecy of a pocalypse
d. battling Hercules
e. the leader of the rebellion against the God Zeus



4. The poet, Shelley, compared the God Prometheus to... a. a summer's day
b. the human mind
c. the id
d. the superconscious
e. all of the above



5. While Aeschylus does not designate the God Prometheus as the creator of humanity/man, he does portray the God as the ________ of mankind. a. savior
b. champion
c. redeemer
d. patron
e. all of the above



6. The chorus of a Greek Tragedy serves to... a. comment on and judge a character's actions
b. revenge wrong-doing by the Hero
c. entertain the audience between plays
d. protect the Hero from the Gods and Goddesses
e. all of the above



7. The chorus of the first play of the trilogy by Aeschylus is... a. the Furies
b. the Bacchae
c. the daughters of the God Ocean
d. female citizens of Thebes
e. all of the above



8. The chorus of "Prometheus Bound" is horrified at the God Zeus'... a. divine retribution
b. divine promiscuity
c. cowardliness in confronting the senseless vengeance of his wife
d. refusal to forgive Chiron
e. allowing the cult of the God Dionysus to survive



9. The term "hamaria" refers to... a. mistake in judgement
b. missing the mark
c. failing to win divine approval
d. excess of righteousness
e. all of the above



10. The God Prometheus endures the punishment of the God Zeus because he is... a. stubborn
b. committing hubris
c. trying to save humanity
d. the last free mind in the world
e. all of the above



11. In the play, Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus makes the God Zeus stand for... a. the need for legitimate authority
b. the need for rules against marriage between mortal and divine
c. the banishment of such monsters as the Furies
d. the need to restrain the cult of the God Dionysus
e. the will of the mortal community



12. The character of the woman, Io, in the trilogy by Aeschylus, is said to represent... a. the vulnerability of humanity at the hands of the Gods and Goddesses
b. fate of women who worship the God Dionysus
c. the emergence of women into Greek political life
d. the fertility of mortal women
e. all of the above



13. In the trilogy by Aeschylus ,the mortal woman, Io is... a. an example of the God Zeus' cowardly refusal to protect a woman
b. an object of divine vengeance, driving her insane
c. a victim of divine rape
d. a representative of female concerns
e. all of the above



14. In allowing the God Prometheus to be released for the cliff, the God Zeus could be seen as... a. having gained a chance to escape the fate of his father, Chronos
b. placating the warring mortals
c. recognizing the worth of females
d. reconciling with his female counterpart, the Goddess Hera
e. all of the above



15. In the play, Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus concludes the story by having the God Prometheus sentenced to wear a collar of rock around his neck because... a. the God Zeus vowed he would never release the God Prometheus from the cliff
b. it is a reminder of the God Zeus' superiority
c. it is a reminder of the play's theme, the punishment/sacrifice of the God Prometheus for the gifts to humanity
d. the God Zeus commands it
e. all of the above

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