Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz

Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Test your knowledge of Sophocles' infamous tragedy with eNotes' Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz. Complete with ten essential questions on the play's plot and characters, this quiz is designed to test your understanding of the work as a whole to better prepare you for your next assignment. It also comes with hefty bragging rights. Start quizzing below!

  • Question 1

    To end the plague, whose murder must be avenged?

  • Question 2

    What does Oedipus do to his father?

  • Question 3

    How does Jocasta react to the news about Oedipus?

  • Question 4

    Thebes has fallen under the curse of:

  • Question 5

    Whom does Oedipus erroneously believe is his father?

  • Question 6

    Who is Oedipus’s mother?

  • Question 7

    What does Oedipus accuse Creon of?

  • Question 8

    How does Oedipus blind himself?

  • Question 9

    What reason does the shepherd give for taking Oedipus?

  • Question 10

    Which of the following is not something Tiresias says Oedipus will discover?

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