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Who were Oedipus' real parents?
Creon and Jocasta
Laius and Antigone
Creon and Antigone
Laius and Jocasta
Where does the story take place?
What was the answer to the Sphinx's riddle?
Why was Oedipus left to die by his real parents?
it was prophesized that if he inherited the throne, he would be a cruel ruler
it was prophesized that he would kill his father
he was a sacrifice to Zeus
he was a sacrifice to Apollo
Who found and rescued Oedipus?
How did Oedipus get his name?
his luck at being found
in honor of the gods
the place where he was found
Where did Oedipus live with his adoptive parents?
How many children did Oedipus have?
Why did Oedipus vow to leave his home in Corinth?
he needed to fulfil the prophecy
he thought his adoptive father was his real father
he wanted to find his real parents
he was ordered in a dream/vision to visit the temple of Zeus
When Oedipus found out the truth about his disfunctional family, what did he do?
Where did Oedipus unknowingly kill his father?
on a mountain
on a road
at his palace
in a forest
What are Oedipus' daughters' names?
Antigone and Ismene
Jocasta and Ismene
Antigone and Jocasta
Helen and Ismene
Which of these people is Oedipus descended from?
What led to Oedipus finding out the truth about himself?
As told by an oracle, what was the way for Oedipus to solve his kingdom's natural disaster problem?
finding the murderer of the former king
all of the oxen in the kingdom had to be sacrificed to Zeus
twelve virgin sacrifices
getting rid of the Sphinx
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