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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. What is a trap door and why is it necessary?
  2. How many kids did he and his wife have and what were their names?
  3. In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?
  4. Who did Shakespeare marry (name), and what were their ages (Shakespeare's age is first)?
  5. How many stories was the original Globe, and what type of roof did it have?
  1. a 3 stories, thatched roof
  2. b Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith
  3. c 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.
  4. d Anne Hathaway and 18 and 26
  5. e London, England

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Everyone, rich and poor
  2. Lord Chamberlain's Men was a theatre troupe that performed Shakespeare's plays. Their new name was the King's Men and they were named such because after Queen Elizabeth died, King James became the beneficiary.
  3. She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
  4. Believed in it a great deal. Astrologers could have a great impact in people's lives.
  5. Males. Young, prepubescent boys played women.

5 True/False questions

  1. How many performances a day were there?April 23 in Stratford


  2. What type of sound effects were there and where did they come from?Everyone, rich and poor


  3. How did Shakespeare come up with his stories?He plagerized and took ideas from other poets and playwrights. Romeo and Juliet was originally a poem written by a man named Arthur Brooks.


  4. What happened to the original Globe and how did it happen?It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.


  5. When and where was Shakespeare born?April 23 in the family home