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Macbeth, ACT Iii

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macbeth, ACT iii

This is a brief content quiz on Act III of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

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  • 1. 
    When Macbeth first meets with the murderers, how many murderers are there?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 2. 
    When Macbeth says, "To be thus is nothing," to what does "thus" refer?
    • A. 

      Being awake

    • B. 

      Being the king

    • C. 

      Being a murderer

    • D. 

      Being the Thane of Glamis

  • 3. 
    Who says, "Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown/ And put a barrenscepter in my gripe"?
    • A. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • B. 

      Duncan

    • C. 

      Macbeth

    • D. 

      Banquo

  • 4. 
    To whom does Macbeth cry out, ". . .Never shake/ Thy gory locks at me"?
    • A. 

      The Porter

    • B. 

      The ghost of Banquo

    • C. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • D. 

      Macduff

  • 5. 
    To whom does Lady Macbeth say, "You lack the season of all natures, sleep"?
    • A. 

      Duncan

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      Fleance

    • D. 

      Lennox

  • 6. 
    Why might Macbeth have sent another murderer to join those he has already set up?
    • A. 

      He thinks that the job will require more men

    • B. 

      He is not sure whether the original murderers will show up

    • C. 

      He wants to be sure that the original murderers carry out his orders

    • D. 

      He has changed his plans and wishes the new murderer to tell the new plans to the original murderers

  • 7. 
    Who asks of Macbeth, " . . . Are you a man"?
    • A. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • B. 

      The Weird Sisters

    • C. 

      Banquo

    • D. 

      Macduff

  • 8. 
    The goddess of witchcraft scolds the first witch for not having included her in the treachery against Macbeth; the name of this goddess is . . .
    • A. 

      Sabrina

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Hecate

    • D. 

      Broomhilda

  • 9. 
    A Lord reports to Ross that an important thane, who is from Fife, has gone to England to ask for military help against Macbeth.  Who is that thane?
    • A. 

      Maclom

    • B. 

      Macduff

    • C. 

      Lennox

    • D. 

      Siward

  • 10. 
    At what event does tthe ghost of Banquo appear to Macbeth?
    • A. 

      His coronation

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      His coronation banquet

    • D. 

      The funeral of Banquo