How Much Do You Know About Macbeth Act II? Take The Quiz & Test Yourself !

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How Much Do You Know About Macbeth Act II? Take The Quiz & Test Yourself !

Loved Macbeth Act II? Macbeth is one of William Shakespeare’s most universally revered pieces of work, and it tells the tale of the eponymous character’s quest to take the throne, along with the help of his wife and three witches. What can you tell us about the play’s second act? Take the quiz and show us how much you know. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What "sign" convinces Macbeth that he must go through with killing the king?
    • A. 

      One of the witches appears in his bedroom.

    • B. 

      He has a nightmare about the murder.

    • C. 

      He sees a floating dagger pointing towards Duncan's bedroom.

    • D. 

      The ghost of his father visits him.

  • 2. 
    Why didn't Lady Macbeth just kill the King herself?
    • A. 

      He looked too much like her father.

    • B. 

      She wanted her husband to have all the satisfaction.

    • C. 

      It would have contradicted her morals.

    • D. 

      She didn't have the bodily strength.

  • 3. 
    What does Macbeth accidentally take with him after murdering the king?
    • A. 

      The murder weapons

    • B. 

      The king's crown

    • C. 

      A book

    • D. 

      The king's bloody pillow

  • 4. 
    Complete Macbeth's quotation: "I thought I heard a voice crying, 'Macbeth has murdered ____!'"
    • A. 

      Truth

    • B. 

      Duncan

    • C. 

      Honor

    • D. 

      Sleep

  • 5. 
    Name the speaker: "My hands are the same color as yours -- but I'd be ashamed to have a heart as white as yours!"
    • A. 

      The old man

    • B. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • C. 

      Banquo

    • D. 

      Macbeth

  • 6. 
    Who else does Macbeth kill that same night?
    • A. 

      Fleance

    • B. 

      The king's Watchmen

    • C. 

      Ross

    • D. 

      Lennox

  • 7. 
    Which of the following did NOT happen on the night Duncan was killed?
    • A. 

      Earthquakes shook the land.

    • B. 

      A servant woman killed herself.

    • C. 

      Violent storms broke out.

    • D. 

      Horses ate each other.

  • 8. 
    Name the speaker: "If I had died an hour before this happened, I'd have lived a blessed life span. From now on, there's nothing left worth living for. Everything is sham. Honor and dignity are dead."
    • A. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • B. 

      Macduff

    • C. 

      Macbeth

    • D. 

      The porter

  • 9. 
    Who vows to find the murderer and punish him/her?
    • A. 

      Macbeth

    • B. 

      Banquo

    • C. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • D. 

      Angus

  • 10. 
    Which characters run away shortly after Duncan's death?
    • A. 

      Banquo and Fleance

    • B. 

      Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

    • C. 

      Malcolm and Donalbain

    • D. 

      Macduff and his family

  • 11. 
    There are many examples of fish imagery in the play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The purpose of the scene with the porter is to relieve tension after a suspenseful and violent scene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A(n) ______ is a speech given by an actor alone on the stage to express the private inner thoughts of that character.
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Soliloquy

    • C. 

      Aside

    • D. 

      Allusion

  • 14. 
    "Regicide" is the murder of a ______.
    • A. 

      Thane

    • B. 

      Brother

    • C. 

      Friend

    • D. 

      King

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