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Agamemnon: War Shmor - Good Luck With Your Wife Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Agamemnon? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
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Q. What is Cassandra afraid is going to happen?


She is going to be killed
Clytemnestra is going to be killed
Greece is going to lose the war
Agamemnon is going to be struck by lightning
She’s not going to cover the spread on the Bills game
Q. Why did Atreus feed his brother Thyestes his own children?


As a sacrifice to the gods
Because Thyestes needed more nutrients in his diet
Because Atreus was angry at Thyestes for sleeping with his wife
Because Atreus was jealous that Thyestes was his father’s favorite son
Q. What does Agamemnon cry out from the palace?


That he has been murdered
That Cassandra has been murdered
That Atreus has been murdered
Why do you have to assume that someone’s been murdered? What do you think this is, a Greek tragedy?
Q. On what does Clytemnestra blame her actions?


One too many wine coolers
Temporary insanity
Her hand had been forced by Orestes
The family curse
Q. Why did Aegisthus help plot the murder?


He was tricked by Clytemnestra
To avenge his family
Because it was fun. Plotting murder back then was like the equivalent of us playing Yahtzee today.
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