Ultimate Macbeth Act V Quiz

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Macbeth is the finest work of Shakespeare. This Macbeth quiz contains questions from Act 5 of the play. Macbeth was a general in the Scottish Army who received a prophecy of becoming a King one day. This quiz contains various facts and other storylines questions from the play that will gauge your understanding and knowledge of the play. If you like the quiz, do share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is sleepwalking?

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Malcolm

    • D.

      Macduff

    Correct Answer
    B. Lady Macbeth
    Explanation
    Lady Macbeth is sleepwalking because in Shakespeare's play "Macbeth," she is plagued by guilt and remorse for her involvement in the murder of King Duncan. Her sleepwalking scenes reveal her subconscious guilt as she attempts to wash the imaginary bloodstains from her hands. This signifies her deteriorating mental state and the heavy burden of her actions. Lady Macbeth's sleepwalking is a pivotal moment in the play that showcases the psychological consequences of her ambition and the moral decay caused by her desire for power.

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  • 2. 

    Who says of Lady Macbeth that, "More needs she the divine than the physician"?

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      The gentlewoman

    • C.

      The doctor

    • D.

      The porter

    Correct Answer
    C. The doctor
    Explanation
    The doctor says of Lady Macbeth that "More needs she the divine than the physician." This implies that Lady Macbeth requires spiritual or divine intervention rather than medical treatment. It suggests that her condition or behavior is beyond the realm of medicine and requires a higher power for resolution.

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  • 3. 

    Of whom does Macbeth say, "she should have died hereafter"?

    • A.

      Lady Macduff

    • B.

      The gentlewoman

    • C.

      Lady Macbeth

    • D.

      The second witch

    Correct Answer
    C. Lady Macbeth
    Explanation
    Macbeth says, "she should have died hereafter" about Lady Macbeth. This statement suggests that Macbeth believes Lady Macbeth's death should have occurred later in time, rather than at the present moment. It implies that Macbeth is reflecting on the timing of her death and perhaps feels remorseful or regretful about it.

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  • 4. 

    The three blanks all should be completed by the same word; what is that word? "__________, and_________, and____________/ Creeps in this petty pace from day to day"

    • A.

      Tomorrow

    • B.

      Yesterday

    • C.

      Eternity

    • D.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    A. Tomorrow
    Explanation
    The word that completes all three blanks is "Tomorrow". The phrase "Creeps in this petty pace from day to day" suggests a slow and monotonous progression of time. The word "Tomorrow" implies the idea of a new day, a fresh start, and the anticipation of something better or different. Therefore, "Tomorrow" fits logically and thematically in all three blanks.

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  • 5. 

    Who says, "Out, out, brief candle'?

    • A.

      Lady Macbeth

    • B.

      Macbeth

    • C.

      Banquo

    • D.

      Macduff's son

    Correct Answer
    B. Macbeth
    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play Macbeth, Macbeth himself is the one who says the famous line "Out, out, brief candle." This line is spoken by Macbeth after he learns about the death of his wife, Lady Macbeth. It reflects his despair and realization of the fleeting nature of life. Macbeth uses the metaphor of a candle to symbolize life, emphasizing its transience and fragility. By uttering this line, Macbeth expresses his sense of hopelessness and the futility of his actions.

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  • 6. 

    Armies that join the forces against Macbeth are?

    • A.

      Scots and Britishers

    • B.

      French and Britishers

    • C.

      Norwegians and Britshers

    • D.

      Germans and Britishers

    Correct Answer
    A. Scots and Britishers
    Explanation
    The armies that join the forces against Macbeth are the Scots and the Britishers. This is evident from the context of the question, which is based on the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare. In the play, Macbeth faces opposition from both Scottish forces led by Macduff and English forces led by Malcolm. Therefore, the correct answer is Scots and Britishers.

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  • 7. 

    Who kills Macbeth?

    • A.

      Macduff

    • B.

      Macpuff

    • C.

      Brutus

    • D.

      Malcom

    Correct Answer
    A. Macduff
    Explanation
    Macduff kills Macbeth. In Shakespeare's play "Macbeth," Macduff is a nobleman who becomes determined to avenge the murder of his family by Macbeth. Macduff ultimately confronts Macbeth in a battle and kills him, fulfilling the prophecy that Macbeth would be defeated by a man not born of a woman.

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  • 8. 

    What happens to lady Macbeth?

    • A.

      She goes mad

    • B.

      She flees the country

    • C.

      She marry someone else

    • D.

      She become pregnant

    Correct Answer
    A. She goes mad
    Explanation
    Lady Macbeth goes mad in the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. This is evident in Act 5, Scene 1, where she sleepwalks and obsessively tries to wash imaginary bloodstains from her hands. Her guilt and remorse over the crimes she and Macbeth have committed, particularly the murder of King Duncan, have taken a toll on her mental state. Lady Macbeth's descent into madness serves as a tragic consequence of her ambition and the moral corruption that accompanies it.

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  • 9. 

    How many apparitions were shown to Macbeth?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    Macbeth is shown four apparitions throughout the play. The first apparition is a floating head that warns him to beware of Macduff. The second apparition is a bloody child who tells Macbeth that no man born of a woman can harm him. The third apparition is a crowned child holding a tree who tells Macbeth that he will not be defeated until Birnam Wood moves to Dunsinane Hill. The fourth apparition is a line of eight kings, with Banquo's ghost at the end, indicating that Banquo's descendants will be kings.

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  • 10. 

    Where do Macduff goes to?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Scotland

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      Denmark

    Correct Answer
    A. England
    Explanation
    Macduff goes to England.

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