Questions from Macbeth Test
King of Scotland murdered by Macbeth
Says "Life is a tale/Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury/Signifying nothing."
Says "Out damned spot! Out, I say! ... who would thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?"
suspects Macbeth of murder, then he himself, is murdered
Says "Tyrant, show thy face! / If thou be'st slain and with no stroke of mine, / My wife and children's ghost will haunt me still."
youngest son of Duncan; flees to Ireland
queen of the witches
drunk who jokes that he is hell's gatekeeper
tells her son that his father was a traitor and is dead
Duncan's oldest son; flees to England
delivers the news to Lady Macduff that Macduff has fled to England
Banquo's son who gets away from the murderers
is believed on his 52nd birthday
True or False? There are three witches in the play
True or False? Macbeth takes place in Rome in the 1500's
True or False? Macbeth is crowned the King of England
True or False? Macduff discovered Duncan's body
True or False? A character's speech while he is alone on stage is called an aside
True or False? Divisions of a play are called ACTS, and further divisions are called SCENES
True or False? William Shakespeare had five children; three survived
True or False? Banquo and Fleance are both killed
True or False? During the banquet, both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth see Banquo's ghost
True or False? By act 5, Lady Macbeth has gone insane from guilt
True or False? Donalbain and Malcolm come from England to overthrow Macbeth
True or False? Malcolm orders his soldiers to camouflage themselves with branches from Birnam Wood
True or False? A simile is a figure of speech that uses the words LIKE or AS to compare two seemingly unlike things
True or False? The imaginary spot Lady Macbeth tries to remove is the blood of all those she and her husband have killed
True or False? Macduff kills Macbeth and cuts off his hands
True or False? At the end of the play, Fleance is named king
True or False? Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, in England
he will be the father of kings
What prophecy is given to Banquo?
Donalbain and Malcolm
Which two characters flee the country in fear of their lives?
Who tells Macduff that his family was killed?
he is making Malcolm the next king
King Duncan disturbs Macbeth and pushes him over the edge by announcing what?
ambitious and driven
Lady Macbeth can be best described as: loving and supportive? motherly and caring? vengeful and sympathetic? ambitious and driven?
fatherly and loving
Banquo can best be described as: fatherly and loving? loyal and intuitive? vengeful and hateful? naive and immature?
Duncan to die
After reading the letters from her husband, Lady Macbeth wants what to happen?
turmoil and uncertainty
The mood Shakespeare sets in ACT ONE is that of: fear and hate? love and family togetherness? turmoil and uncertainty? anxiety and loneliness?
Lady Macbeth intends to blame Duncan's murder on?
he blamed them for killing the king
How does Macbeth justify killing the king's servants?