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

    Whom does Oedipus erroneously believe is his father?

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

    What reason does the shepherd give for taking Oedipus?

  • Question 4

    Thebes has fallen under the curse of:

  • Question 5

    What does Oedipus do to his father?

  • Question 6

    Who is Oedipus’s mother?

  • Question 7

    How does Oedipus blind himself?

  • Question 8

    What does Oedipus accuse Creon of?

  • Question 9

    How does Jocasta react to the news about Oedipus?

  • Question 10

    To end the plague, whose murder must be avenged?

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