A Midsummer Night's Dream Play Quiz! Trivia

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A Midsummer Night

Have you ever had the pleasure of seeing A Midsummer Night’s Dream? It is a play written by William Shakespeare around 1596. The play takes place in Athens, and it has different subplots that involve Theseus and Hippolyta’s marriage. One subplot concerns four lovers. Another entails a group of six amateur actors who practice the play that they plan to perform at the wedding. If you want to learn more, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is Oberon so angry?
    • A. 

      Titania wants to marry someone else.

    • B. 

      Titania won't share an Indian boy with him.

    • C. 

      Robin doesn't want to get a flower for him.

    • D. 

      Lysander is being mean to Helena.

  • 2. 
    Which character is also known as a hobgoblin and as Puck?
    • A. 

      Robin

    • B. 

      Titania

    • C. 

      Oberon

    • D. 

      Egeus

  • 3. 
    What happens when the king and the queen of the fairies fight?
    • A. 

      The mothers of Indian children die in childbirth.

    • B. 

      Donkeys cry to the moon.

    • C. 

      Mortal lovers quarrel too.

    • D. 

      Natural disasters happen.

  • 4. 
    What was the relationship between the Indian boy and Titania?
    • A. 

      Titania is his mother.

    • B. 

      He is Titania's brother.

    • C. 

      Titania and his mother were close friends.

    • D. 

      Titania killed his mother and kidnapped him.

  • 5. 
    Whose "fiery shaft" hit the "little western flower" called "love-in-idleness"?
    • A. 

      Oberon's

    • B. 

      Puck's

    • C. 

      Venus's

    • D. 

      Cupid's

  • 6. 
    What will the juice of the flower do if it is placed on someone's sleeping eyelids?
    • A. 

      Make the sleeping person fall in love with the first thing he or she sees upon waking.

    • B. 

      Make him or her stay asleep for 24 hours.

    • C. 

      Give the person who applied the juice power over the sleeping person.

    • D. 

      Turn the sleeping person into whatever animal he or she sees when waking.

  • 7. 
    List one thing Oberon mentions that he hopes Titania will fall in love with.  
  • 8. 
    Which character says, "Spurn me, strike me, / Neglect me, use me; only give me leave / (Unworthy as I am) to follow you. What worse place can I beg in your love / (And yet a place of high respect with me) / Than to be used as your dog"? (Be sure to spell this character's name correctly.)vv
  • 9. 
    Which character who, being made invisible, overhears Demetrius's and Helena's conversation in the woods?
  • 10. 
    After Puck fetches the flower for Oberon, what does Oberon ask Puck to do? 
    • A. 

      Put the juice on Titania's eyes.

    • B. 

      Put the juice on an Athenian youth's eyes.

    • C. 

      Split the flower juice into two portions.

    • D. 

      Go back and fetch the flower again.

  • 11. 
    When the Fairies sing their lullaby, whom does it put to sleep?
  • 12. 
    Which of these two characters, because of modesty, does not want to sleep to close to the other?
    • A. 

      Lysander

    • B. 

      Hermia

  • 13. 
    What is the big mistake that Puck makes in this Act?
    • A. 

      He puts the flower juice on the wrong person's eyes.

    • B. 

      He ignores Oberon's command.

    • C. 

      He falls in love with Oberon's wife, Titania.

    • D. 

      He changes into an animal and Titania falls in love with him.

  • 14. 
    How does Helena respond to Lysander's change of heart?
    • A. 

      She accepts his advances to get back at Hermia.

    • B. 

      She falls in love with him and runs away to get married to him.

    • C. 

      She is upset because she thinks she is being abused and wronged.

  • 15. 
    At the very end of Act II, which character tells about his or her own ironic dream? 
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