Acts 1-3.2 Macbeth Quotes

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    "Fair is foul, and foul is fair"

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    G. Witch
    Explanation
    In this quote from Macbeth, the speaker is expressing the idea that what may seem fair or good can actually be foul or evil, and vice versa. This concept is often associated with the witches in the play, who are known for their deceptive and manipulative nature. The witches play a significant role in influencing Macbeth's actions and ultimately leading him down a dark path. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Witch."

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  • 2. 

    "My noble partner you greet with present grace and great prediction of noble having, and of royal hope, that he seems rapt withal;to me you speak not"

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    C. Banquo
    Explanation
    Banquo is the correct answer because in the given quote, Macbeth is addressing Banquo as his "noble partner" and acknowledging his "present grace and great prediction of noble having." Macbeth also mentions that Banquo seems "rapt" or captivated with the idea of noble and royal hope. This suggests that Banquo is someone Macbeth holds in high regard and sees as a potential ally or supporter.

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  • 3. 

    There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face: He was a gentleman on whom I built, an absolute trust.

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    H. Duncan
    Explanation
    The given quote is from Macbeth and it suggests that there is no way to determine a person's true intentions or thoughts just by looking at their face. The speaker trusted Duncan completely based on his appearance and demeanor, indicating that Duncan is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    But screw your courage to the sticking place, and we'll not fail

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    B. Lady Macbeth
    Explanation
    Lady Macbeth is the correct answer because she is the character in the play "Macbeth" who encourages her husband to take action and seize the throne. She is known for her ambition and manipulation, urging Macbeth to commit murder in order to fulfill their desires for power. Lady Macbeth plays a crucial role in the downfall of Macbeth and is often seen as a symbol of unchecked ambition and the corrupting influence of power.

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  • 5. 

    I go, and it is done; the bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven, or to hell.

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    A. Macbeth
    Explanation
    In this quote, Macbeth is speaking to himself after he has made the decision to kill Duncan. He is saying that he will go and carry out the deed, and the sound of the bell is inviting him to do so. He tells Duncan not to hear the bell because it is a signal that will either send him to heaven or to hell. This quote showcases Macbeth's inner turmoil and his realization that his actions will have grave consequences.

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  • 6. 

    Confusion now hath made his master-peice. Most sacriligious murder hath broke ope the Lord's anointed temple, and stole thence the life o' the building.

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    E. Macduff
    Explanation
    Macduff is the correct answer because he is the one who discovers King Duncan's murder and reveals it to the others. In the given quote, the speaker expresses that a great confusion has occurred, referring to the murder of King Duncan as a sacrilegious act that has taken place in the Lord's anointed temple. Macduff's role in uncovering this murder and seeking justice makes him the most fitting answer.

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  • 7. 

    A little water clears us of this deed: How easy is it then!

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    B. Lady Macbeth
    Explanation
    The quote "A little water clears us of this deed: How easy is it then!" is spoken by Lady Macbeth in the play Macbeth. In this scene, Lady Macbeth is trying to wash her hands to rid herself of the guilt and bloodstains from the murder of King Duncan. She believes that a little water will make them clean and absolve them of their crime. This quote highlights Lady Macbeth's guilt and her attempt to rationalize and justify their actions.

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  • 8. 

    To be thus, is nothing; But to be safely thus: our fears in Banquo stick deep;

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    A. Macbeth
    Explanation
    The given quote is spoken by Macbeth and it suggests that being in a certain position or state is meaningless unless one feels secure and free from fear. Macbeth realizes that his fears about Banquo, who knows about the witches' prophecies, are deeply rooted and he feels threatened by him. This quote reflects Macbeth's growing paranoia and his desire to eliminate anyone who poses a threat to his power.

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  • 9. 

    O, treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly, fly, fly! Thou mayst revenge. O slave!

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    C. Banquo
    Explanation
    In this quote from Macbeth, the speaker is expressing their dismay and betrayal. They are urging Fleance, who is Banquo's son, to flee and seek revenge. This suggests that the correct answer is Banquo, as he is the one being referred to in the quote.

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  • 10. 

    Duncan is in his grave, after life's fitful fever he sleeps well, treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further!

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Lennox

    • E.

      Macduff

    • F.

      Ross

    • G.

      Witch

    • H.

      Duncan

    Correct Answer
    A. Macbeth
    Explanation
    The given quote is from the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. In this quote, the speaker is reflecting on Duncan, who is now dead and buried. The speaker states that after all the troubles and turmoil of life, Duncan now rests peacefully in his grave. The quote also mentions that treason has done its worst to Duncan, implying that he has faced betrayal and harm. The correct answer, Macbeth, is the main character of the play and is responsible for Duncan's death.

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