5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- When was Romeo and Juliet written?
- What shape was the globe and how many people could it hold?
- How many kids did he and his wife have and what were their names?
- How did Queen Elizabeth feel about theatre, and how do you know?
- Who attended the performances?
- a 1594-96
- b Round, about 3,000
- c Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith
- d She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
- e Everyone
5 Multiple choice questions
- Everyone, rich and poor
- The Pit, Groundlings or Stinkards, 1 cent
- Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
- A trap door is a hidden entrance onto the stage from the area underneath that can be used to signify the death of a character or a ghost.
5 True/False questions
How long did Shakespeare go to school and what language did he study? → 7 years and Latin
What is the Hut and the turret? Why is a flag hung from the turret? → Tragedy, Comedy, History
Were audiences as well behaved as they are today? What did they do if they disliked a play? → The Pit, Groundlings or Stinkards, 1 cent
When and where was Shakespeare born? → April 23 in the family home
What happened to the original Globe and how did it happen? → London, England