Hippolytus: Analysis & Summary


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Which of the following is NOT an attribute that the play presumes of women?

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1. Hippolytus' horses are scared by a bull sent by _____.

2. When Phaedra learns her secret love has been given up by the nurse, what does she resolve to do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination of quiz and worksheet will test you on the plot and characters of Euripedes' play Hippolytus. You will be quizzed on the play's major events, players, and conclusion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will ask you about the following:

  • Attributes the play presumes about women
  • Character who sends the bull that scares Hippolytus' horses
  • What Phaedra resolves to do after she learns that her secret love has been given up by the nurse
  • How Phaedra is related to Hippolytus
  • What Hippolytus does at the end of the play

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Hippolytus
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Greek tragedy in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters and events in Hippolytus

Additional Learning

To learn more about this play, review the corresponding lesson titled Hippolytus: Analysis & Summary. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the plot of Hippolytus
  • Discuss the main characters in the play
  • Explore the main theme of the play
  • Discuss the play's conclusion