The Life Of William Shakespeare Quiz Questions

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William Shakespeare Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    William Shakespeare did not seem destined for greatness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In what year did Shakespeare get married to Anne Hathaway?
    • A. 

      1598

    • B. 

      1582

    • C. 

      1585

  • 3. 
    Around 1595, these following plays were written by Shakespeare:
    • A. 

      Romeo and Juliet

    • B. 

      Richard Richard

    • C. 

      A Midsummer's Night Dream

  • 4. 
    How many of Shakespears Sonnets survived?
  • 5. 
    Shakespeare left to the world he lasting legacy in the form of
    • A. 

      38 plays

    • B. 

      154 Sonnets

    • C. 

      2 narrative poems

  • 6. 
    Ben Johnson wrote of Shakespeare "He was not of an age, but for all time."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was believed to have benen the first London Playhouse?
    • A. 

      The Garden

    • B. 

      The Pond

    • C. 

      The Theatre

  • 8. 
    The actors of Shakespeare's time would only perform in one location.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Some of the famous playhouses in London were:
    • A. 

      The Goat

    • B. 

      The Rose

    • C. 

      The Swan

  • 10. 
    What year was Shakespeare's comany able to start playing at the new Globe Theater?
    • A. 

      1599

    • B. 

      1699

    • C. 

      1598

  • 11. 
    Hamlet call the spectators "_________________" who stood in the yard and choose to pay less.
  • 12. 
    It cost a minimum of ____________________ to stand in the yard of the Blackfriars.
  • 13. 
    The famous Globe Theater was referred to by Shakespeare as the _____________________.
    • A. 

      Wooden O

    • B. 

      Speare Stage

    • C. 

      Theather O