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  1. How many times did Euripides win the City Dionysia?
  2. What did Oedipus do after he discovered the truth?
  3. Describe the mask
  4. The 3 tragedies Aeschylus wrote in 458 BC are known in total as what?
  5. How did Oedipus become king of Thebes?
  1. a Blinds himself
  2. b covered the whole head, included hair, eyes and slightly open mouth. Exaggerated expression, one emotion, over-sized
  3. c Oresteia
  4. d 4-5
  5. e He defeated the Sphinx (answered the riddle correctly)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Old Comedy
  2. 1. introduced third actor, 2. increased chorus from 12 to 15 people, 3. introduced scene painting
  3. 18
  4. Woman who murders her children is carried away in a chariot pulled by dragons
  5. The seer tells Oedipus he is the murderer of the previous Theban king

5 True/False Questions

  1. How many plays did Aeschylus write?120

          

  2. How many plays of Sophocles' have survived?7

          

  3. Reasons actors wore maskscovered the whole head, included hair, eyes and slightly open mouth. Exaggerated expression, one emotion, over-sized

          

  4. Describe Aristophanes' playsRemarkable plots with fantastic adventures

          

  5. Materials used to make masks1. In large theatres normal facial expressions could not be seen, 2. may have acted as a megaphone to amplify their voices.

          

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