CLEP Humanities : Answering Other Questions About Classical Drama

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for CLEP Humanities

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Example Questions

Example Question #261 : Literature

All of the following are classical Greek playwrights EXCEPT _________________.

Possible Answers:

Euripedes

Aeschylus

Sophocles

Aristotle

Aristophanes

Correct answer:

Aristotle

Explanation:

Aristotle was a Greek scientist and philosopher. Sophocles is most famous for his three Theban plays. Aeschylus wrote The Oresteia trilogy. Aristophanes wrote comedies and Euripedes wrote dramas in Athens.

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