Macbeth Act II Trivia Questions Quiz! Test

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 725

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Macbeth Act II Trivia Questions Quiz! Test

Are you familiar with Macbeth Act II? Do you suppose you can take on this quiz? The setting in Act 2 of Macbeth plays a significant role in the play because it is the act in which Macbeth murders Duncan. Everything in the future is determined by this one act, which results in the witch’s prophecy. Taking this quiz and find out how much you know about Macbeth Act II.


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 a 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

Back to Top Back to top