Macbeth, Act II

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Take this quick content quiz on Act II of Shakespeare's Macbeth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which character asks, "Is this a dagger which I see before me"?
    • A. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      Duncan

    • D. 

      Banquo

    • E. 

      MacDuff

  • 2. 
    Whose idea is it to get the groomsmen/guards drunk?
    • A. 

      Macbeth

    • B. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • C. 

      The Weird Sisters

    • D. 

      Ross

    • E. 

      Banquo

  • 3. 
    Who advises that "[t]hese deeds must not be thought/ After these ways; so, it will make us mad"?
    • A. 

      First Witch

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • D. 

      Second Witch

    • E. 

      Ross

  • 4. 
    To what does the Porter compare the castle?
    • A. 

      Heaven

    • B. 

      A kingdom

    • C. 

      A circus

    • D. 

      Hell

    • E. 

      A banquet hall

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It splatters on her when she stabs the grooms

    • B. 

      Macbeth rubs some of the blood on his hands onto her hands

    • C. 

      From smearing the daggers with blood

    • D. 

      From killing swine

    • E. 

      From injuring herself

  • 6. 
    When Macbeth cries, "Had I but died an hour before this chance, / I had lived a blessed time . . .", is he sincere?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Why does Macbeth really kill the grooms/guards?
    • A. 

      He is enraged that they were drunk on duty

    • B. 

      To cover up his foul deeds

    • C. 

      Because he knows that they are guilty of murder

    • D. 

      To cover up for Lady Macbeth having committed murder

    • E. 

      Because they attack him

  • 8. 
    When Macbeth says, " . ..this my hand will rather/ The multitudinous seas incarnadine," he means that . . .
    • A. 

      He is so guilty that the blood on his hands will not wash away but will rather taint the ocean

    • B. 

      He plans to dump the body into the ocean

    • C. 

      He regrets his actions

  • 9. 
    Macbeth hears a voice that says, "________no more!/ Macbeth does murder _________".  The same word is missing from both blanks; what is the missing word?