Shakespearean Balderdash

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Shakespearean Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know Shakespeare? Pick the answer masquerading as a line from one of Shakespeare's plays.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a line spoken in Romeo and Juliet?
    • A. 

      "Call me but love, and I'll be newly baptised."

    • B. 

      "Is there no pity sitting in the clouds / That sees into the bottom of my grief?"

    • C. 

      "Romeo, save me, I've been feeling so alone."

    • D. 

      "If love be rough with you, be rough with love."

  • 2. 
    You remember Hamlet, right? Which line doesn't belong?
    • A. 

      "Nymph, in thy orisons / Be all my sins remembered."

    • B. 

      "The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream."

    • C. 

      "Is it possible a young maid's wits / Should be as mortal as an old man's life?"

    • D. 

      "Words, words. They're all we have to go on."

  • 3. 
    One of these things is not like the other...pick the quote that's not in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
    • A. 

      "Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind, / And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind."

    • B. 

      "For there is nothing lost, that may be found, if sought."

    • C. 

      "Shall we their fond pageant see?"

    • D. 

      "She will find him by starlight."

  • 4. 
    Which line can't be found in Julius Caesar?
    • A. 

      "Caesar? Why, he's the Jupiter of men."

    • B. 

      "Poor man, I know he would not be a wolf / But that he sees the Romans are but sheep"

    • C. 

      "Is not tomorrow, boy, the Ides of March?"

    • D. 

      "The elements / So mixed in him that Nature might stand up / And say to all the world , 'This was a man!'"

  • 5. 
    Which of the following lines does not appear in Twelfth Night?
    • A. 

      "We never know how to value what we enjoy, but by the want of it."

    • B. 

      "If it be a suit from the count, I am sick, or not at home."

    • C. 

      "Not a flower sweet, / On my black coffin let there be strown."

    • D. 

      "This fellow is wise enough to play the fool."

  • 6. 
    One of these lines is not from Much Ado About Nothing. But which one?
    • A. 

      "God match me with a good dancer."

    • B. 

      "I do love nothing in the world so well as you."

    • C. 

      "If they were but a week married, they would talk themselves mad."

    • D. 

      "What you've been looking for has been here the whole time."

  • 7. 
    Pick the line that isn't spoken in Henry IV, Part I.
    • A. 

      "I am as melancholy as a gib cat, or a lugged bear."

    • B. 

      "Zounds, ye fat paunch, an ye call me coward by the Lord I'll stab thee."

    • C. 

      "Falstaff meets him, playing upon his truncheon like a fife."

    • D. 

      "Why, thou owest God a death."

  • 8. 
    Find the line that's not part of The Merchant of Venice.
    • A. 

      "I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you."

    • B. 

      "Tell me, what is the price of a pound?"

    • C. 

      "Do I look like a cudgel or a hovel-post, a staff or a prop?"

    • D. 

      "If it will feed nothing else, it will feed my revenge."