From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

  

by Sophocles

Oedipus the King: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Oedipus the King? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. There is tension between individual action and


Skill
Health
Family
Dreams
Fate
Q. Who is the seeker of knowledge and truth?


Oedipus
Jocasta
Creon
Teiresias
Chorus
Q. Oedipus and his mother both are


Patient
Wise
Passive
Determined
Powerful
Q. What corrupts and blinds?


Wisdom
Power
Determination
Memory
Nature
Q. Delving in the past can be


Interesting
Historical
Helpful
Dangerous
Positive
Advertisement