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This is one of Shakespeare's most well known plays, but how well do you actually know it? Good luck and have fun.


Quiz ID:#25857
Fun:*** (2.6)
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Category:Literature > Shakespeare
Created By:trewq*us*!!!




#1   What title(s) does Macbeth hold at the beginning of the play?

#2   In Act I, Scene II, what news does the wounded Captain bring to King Duncan and Scottish noblemen at a military camp near Forres?

#3   Who says the following line? "So foul and fair a day I have not seen."

#4   To whom is Lady Macbeth reading Macbeth's letter in Act I, Scene V?

#5   Lady Macbeth declares she would kill a baby she loved while it was nursing if she had sworn to do so, as Macbeth had sworn to kill Duncan. What later remark in Act II Scene II contradicts this?

#6   Whom does the porter not pretend to admit into hell in Act II, Scene III?

#7   Malcolm and Donalbain flee after their father's murder. Where do they go?

#8   In Scene IV, the last of Act II, Ross and an unnamed Old Man are talking about the unnatural events that have happened recently: an owl killed a falcon last Tuesday, last night's darkness has lingered into day, and what else?

#9   In Act II, Scene IV, Macduff reveals that he is returning to Fife, his home, instead of going to Scone to witness what event?

#10   Whose musings about the witches' predictions and Macbeth's possible foul play begin Act III in the palace at Forres?

#11   Lady Macbeth knows about Macbeth's plan to hire murderers to kill Banquo.

#12   The murderers kill Banquo and Fleance.

#13   How does Lady Macbeth explain Macbeth's reaction to Banquo's ghost at the dinner table?

#14   What is not included in the witches' cauldron in Act IV, Scene I?

#15   The Second Apparition tells Macbeth to: "Be bloody, bold, and _____!"

#16   The Third Apparition tells Macbeth not to worry until which wood comes to Dunsinane Hill?

#17   Lady Macduff tells her son that his father is dead and a traitor.

#18   In Act IV, Scene III, what reason does Malcolm not give for being a worse king than Macbeth if crowned?

#19   Why does Malcolm order each soldier to cut a branch from the forest and carry it to Dunsinane?

#20   Who speaks the last lines in the play?





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