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Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida


by William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida: Love is a Battlefield Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Troilus and Cressida? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. According to the play, why are the Greeks and Trojans fighting?

They couldn't agree on a wedding dowry for Cressida.
The Greeks stole a wooden horse from the Trojans.
Paris stole Helen and won't give her back.
They can't decide where to go to dinner.
Q. What do Troilus and Cressida exchange before she's sent to the Greek camp?

a handkerchief and a rose
a sleeve and a glove
a thimble and a sword
phone numbers, so they can text
Q. Why do Troilus and Diomedes fight on the battlefield?

Diomedes insulted Troilus' mother.
Cressida agreed to sleep with Diomedes and gave him Troilus' love token.
Troilus stole Diomedes' girlfriend.
Troilus got bored.
Q. What does Achilles do all day in his tent instead of participating in the war?

writes steamy love letters to a Greek princess
chills with his lover / BFF
prays to the god Apollo
makes s'mores over a campfire
Q. Why does Andromache ask her husband Hector to stay home?

He's injured and can't fight.
She had a vision of his death.
She wants the Trojans to lose the war.
She wants him to mow the lawn.