Shakespeare Quiz 1

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1. Which character finally killed Macbeth?

2. Which Shakespearean prince's mother was called Gertrude?

3. What was Romeo's surname?

4. Regan was the daughter of which Shakespearean king?

5. Which Shakespearean character killed his wife Desdemona?

6. Who was the first of the conspirators to stab Julius Caesar, Brutus or Casca?

7. Which of Shakespeare's plays takes place on a ship and an island?

8. Who was the moneylender in Shakespeare's "Merchant Of Venice"?

9. Which king did Henry VII defeat at the Battle of Bosworth Field?

10. In which Shakespeare play would you find Bottom?

11. What is the name of the ghost that haunted Macbeth?

12. What is the name of the king of the fairies - he appeared in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream?

13. Which Shakespearean character has the largest speaking part?

14. Who was the fat, good-humoured braggart in Shakespeare's Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor?

15. According to Shakespeare, Caliban was a 'Savage and deformed slave' in which play did he appear?

16. Which of Shakespeare's plays begins with the words ' If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it'?

18. In Julius Caesar what are the names of the wives of Caesar and Brutus?

19. Who said 'A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse'?

20. Which Shakespearean play is set in Sicilia and Bohemia?  

ANSWERS

1. Macduff

2. Hamlet

3. Montague

4. King Lear

5. Othello

6. Casca

7. "The Tempest"

8. Shylock

9. Richard III

10. "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

11. Banquo

12. Oberon

13. Hamlet

14. Falstaff

15. The Tempest

16. Twelfth Night

18. Calphurnia and Portia

19. Richard III

20. The Winters Tale  

 

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