Question 1 

  1. Choose one word that best explains      why the people have rejected the “multitude of mercy” offered by the      speaker?

  


Humanism

 


Pleasure

 


Materialism

 


Science

1.6 points   

Question 2 

  1. Choose one word that best      describes how the speaker feels about those of whom he speaks.

  


Indifferent

 


Disappointed

 


Shame

 


Apathetic

1.6 points   

Question 3 

  1. Death’s vow to search for “both      great and small,” never to relax at any point, means that

  


Death is universal   and inescapable.

 


Humanity is at war   with death.

 


Cruelty is all   Death knows.

 


Death is cruel to   both great and small.

1.6 points   

Question 4 

  1. The speaker characterizes the      “creatures” about whom he speaks as __________.

  


physically blind

 


spiritually poor   and lost

 


successful

 


deists

1.6 points   

Question 5 

  1. According to the excerpt,      __________.

  


evil is popular and   well-spoken of.

 


pride goeth before   the fall.

 


people acknowledge   God.

 


people pray to God   for deliverance from evil.

1.6 points   

Question 6 

  1. Episodic Bible      stories were the sources of miracle plays.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 7 

  1. Which character in Everyman says      to Everyman: "Fear not; I will speak for thee."

  


Good Deeds

 


Goods

 


Knowledge

 


Beauty

1.6 points   

Question 8 

  1. Confession gives Everyman a

  


vow

 


scourge

 


petition

 


voucher

1.6 points   

Question 9 

  1. The name "Oedipus" means      swollen hand.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 10 

  1. In the play Oedipus the Chorus      say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No      prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most      pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state /      Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.”  The excerpt      uses __________ as its organizing principle.

  


Opposites

 


Cause and effect   argument

 


Verisimilitude

 


Analogy

1.6 points   

Question 11 

  1. "Quem Quoeritis" means      "Whom Do You Seek."

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 12 

  1. Greek tragedy encouraged the use      of comedy and tragedy in the same play to show the duality of human      nature.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 13 

  1. Greek actors used giant masks to      indicate their character types or emotions.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 14 

  1. In Everyman, who does not speak?

  


God

 


Everyman

 


Faith

 


Death

1.6 points   

Question 15 

  1. Which convention is a device for      rolling out onto the stage evidence of actions which cannot be depicted on      stage?

  


antigone

 


strophe

 


parados

 


parados

1.6 points   

Question 16 

  1. Miracle plays became obsolete      largely from the re-emergence of Roman models of drama.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 17 

  1. Strength speaks in Everyman      saying: “You spend your speech and waste your brain.” In context, this      means that

  


One is entitled to   free speech.

 


Time has passed for   action.

 


Strength does not   care. Effort is useless.

 


Idleness is the   result.

1.6 points   

Question 18 

  1. The Greek scene (skene) building      had no drop curtain.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 19 

  1. Greek audiences had a knowledge of      Homer's works.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 20 

  1. Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  
         Words and phrases such as “trussed,” “locked,” “sacked in bags,” and      “cannot stir” allude to someone who is

  


A miser

 


Generous

 


Princely

 


Anti-materialist

1.6 points   

Question 21 

  1. A messenger tells Oedipus that the      king's (Oedipus's) father, _____, is dead.

  


Polybos

 


Kreon

 


Jokasta

 


Teiresias

1.6 points   

Question 22 

  1. In Greek theater, all roles were      performed by males.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 23 

  1. Othello is known to be honest,      open, sincere, and overly trusting.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 24 

  1. In the play Oedipus the Chorus      say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No      prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most      pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state /      Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.”  The speaker      uses opposites in this excerpt.  This is an example of the use of      ________________.

  


Contrast.

 


Cause and effect   argument.

 


Verisimilitude.

 


Analogy

1.6 points   

Question 25 

  1. Greek theatre invented the drop-curtain      device.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 26 

  1. The scene (skene) could not be      used for action because the audience could not see inside it.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 27 

  1. Have you read the syllabus as      posted in this course?
     

  


Yes

 


No

1.6 points   

Question 28 

  1. Bolbus and Nerope are the      childless couple in Oedipus Rex who adopt a child.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 29 

  1. Everyman states in the play      Everyman: “ O gracious God, in the high seat celestial, / Have mercy on me      in this most need; / Shall I have no company from this vale terrestrial /      Of mine acquaintance that way to me lead?”
         In this excerpt, Everyman pleads to God for ________.

  


Longer life and   strength

 


Help from heaven

 


Redemption and companionship

 


Help from above

1.6 points   

Question 30 

  1. Morality plays flourished until      late in the nineteenth century.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 31 

  1. Ancient drama grew out of the      religious ceremonies of the ancient Greeks.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 32 

  1. Richard Caxton printed Everyman      in English in the early 1600's.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 33 

  1. Everyman states in the play      Everyman: “ O gracious God, in the high seat celestial, / Have mercy on me      in this most need; / Shall I have no company from this vale terrestrial /      Of mine acquaintance that way to me lead?”
         In this excerpt, Everyman pleads to God to allow help from ________.

  


Extraterrestrial   forces

 


Heaven

 


Earth

 


Angels

1.6 points   

Question 34 

  1. Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  In context, this      best satirizes 

  


Savings 

 


Wealth 

 


Generosity 

 


Materialistic   devotion to gathering goods 

1.6 points   

Question 35 

  1. Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  
         Words and phrases such as “I lie,” “trussed,” “locked,” and “cannot stir”      allude to the truth of the popular adage that

  


“you can’t take it   [wealth] with you [when you die]”

 


“money is the be   all and end all”

 


“money is the fuel   of life”

 


“money is power”

1.6 points   

Question 36 

  1. A function of the Greek chorus was      to reveal the lead character's thoughts.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 37 

  1. Because so much of the Greek      population desired to enjoy the benefits of royalty, there were often      on-stage conflicts between actors playing commoners and kings.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 38 

  1. The Greek stage was limited in the      use of props and scenery.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 39 

  1. The end of a Greek play is called      Exodos.

     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 40 

  1. Antigone and Ismene are Oedipus'      daughters.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 41 

  1. The beggar in "Quem      Quoeritis" pleads that he be included in Christ's resurrection.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 42 

  1. Dionysus was the god of dance.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 43 

  1. Both men and women served in the      Greek chorus.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 44 

  1. According to Greek theater, it is      not any extrinsic problem or challenge that determines outcome.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 45 

  1. Setting can be a determining      influence of a story.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 46 

  1. Have you read the information      provided through the Student Expectations link?
     

  


Yes

 


No

1.6 points   

Question 47 

  1. Sophocles is noted for his clear      and logical action that used political, religious, and personal elements.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 48 

  1. Goods speaks in the play Everyman      saying:  “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here      in corners, trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast,      / Also sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in      packs low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”
         An inanimate object, Goods, speaks in this excerpt.  This technique      is called ____________.

  


Assonance

 


Alliteration

 


Alliteration

 


Personification

1.6 points   

Question 49 

  1. With the decline and fall of Rome,      drama - either as an institution or a literature - ceased to exist.
     

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 50 

  1. The Greeks were a war-like culture      and enjoyed seeing bloodshed on the stage.

True 

False 

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