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The Bacchae

The Bacchae


by Euripides

The Bacchae: Oh God, You Mortal Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Bacchae? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where does the King put Dionysus?

In jail
In the dungeon of his palace
On a boat to Italy
In the corner. Bad idea - nobody puts Dionysus in the corner.
Q. What does Dionysus summon?

The Olympians
Earthquakes and lightning
King Pentheus to report for jury duty
Q. How does the King observe the rituals of the Maenads in secret?

He views them in his crystal ball
He dresses up as a woman
He hides behind a tree
He watches it later via On Demand
He makes himself invisible
Q. What does the King’s mother do to him?

She reprimands him
She forbids him from jumping into his giant pile of jewels for one whole week
She throws him to a pack of wild dogs
She tears his body apart
Q. What does Dionysus tell Cadmus he will be turned into?

A chocolate rabbit, which is why today we have the Cadbury bunny
A block of stone
A snake
An Oakland Raiders fan - the worst punishment possible