Macbeth Movie Comparison Test

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  • 1. 

    1. How do the witches appear at the beginning of the movie?

    • A.

      Waitresses

    • B.

      Nurses

    • C.

      Advisors

    Correct Answer
    B. Nurses
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the movie, the witches appear as nurses.

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  • 2. 

    2. T/F: The 1971 film shows the murder of Duncan, and the 2010 film does not.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer is that in the 1971 film adaptation of Macbeth, the murder of Duncan is depicted on screen, while in the 2010 film adaptation, the murder of Duncan is not shown. This difference in portrayal of the murder scene is what makes the statement "The 1971 film shows the murder of Duncan, and the 2010 film does not" true.

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  • 3. 

    3. What is the setting of the 2010 film?

    • A.

      Pre WWII

    • B.

      Pre WWI

    • C.

      Iraq War

    Correct Answer
    A. Pre WWII
    Explanation
    The setting of the 2010 film is Pre WWII. This means that the events in the film take place before the start of World War II. The film is likely to explore the time period leading up to the war and may depict the social, political, and cultural climate of that era. This setting allows for the exploration of historical events and the impact they had on individuals and society.

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  • 4. 

    4. Who does Macduff arrive at Macbeth's house with in 2010 film?

    • A.

      Lennox

    • B.

      His brother

    • C.

      His family

    Correct Answer
    C. His family
    Explanation
    In the 2010 film adaptation of Macbeth, Macduff arrives at Macbeth's house with his family. This suggests that Macduff values his family and wants to protect them, which adds depth to his character and emphasizes the theme of family and loyalty in the story. Additionally, it highlights the personal stakes involved for Macduff in seeking justice against Macbeth for the murder of his family.

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  • 5. 

    5. In the 2010 film, who do the witches 'speak' through when Macbeth visits them for the second time?

    • A.

      Cauldron

    • B.

      Lady Macbeth

    • C.

      Dead bodies

    Correct Answer
    C. Dead bodies
    Explanation
    In the 2010 film, when Macbeth visits the witches for the second time, they 'speak' through dead bodies. This suggests that the witches have the ability to communicate with the dead and may be using them as a medium to convey their messages to Macbeth. This adds to the supernatural and eerie atmosphere of the film, emphasizing the witches' powers and their influence over Macbeth's actions.

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  • 6. 

    6. Where is Banquo murdered in the 2010 film?

    • A.

      Airplane

    • B.

      On horseback

    • C.

      Train car

    Correct Answer
    C. Train car
    Explanation
    In the 2010 film, Banquo is murdered in a train car.

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  • 7. 

    7. What two scenes appear in the 2010 film but not in the 1971 film?

    • A.

      Porter & Malcolm/Macduff

    • B.

      Porter & Malcolm/Macbeth

    • C.

      Porter & Macduff/Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    A. Porter & Malcolm/Macduff
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Porter & Malcolm/Macduff". This means that in the 2010 film, there are two scenes featuring the characters Porter and Malcolm/Macduff that do not appear in the 1971 film.

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  • 8. 

    8. After the murder of Duncan in the 2010 film, Lady Macbeth is covered in blood.  This symbolizes her...

    • A.

      Reluctance to kill Duncan

    • B.

      Lack of courage during the murder

    • C.

      Responsibility that she had in the murder

    Correct Answer
    C. Responsibility that she had in the murder
    Explanation
    The fact that Lady Macbeth is covered in blood after the murder of Duncan symbolizes her responsibility in the murder. It implies that she actively participated in the act and played a significant role in planning and executing it. The blood serves as a visual representation of the guilt and moral stain that she now carries, highlighting her involvement and culpability in the crime.

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  • 9. 

    9. What is one large discrepancy between the 2010 version and the 1971 version of Duncan's death?

    • A.

      His murder is shown in the 2010 film but not in the 1971 film

    • B.

      His murder is not shown in the 2010 film but is shown in the 1971 film

    • C.

      It is shown in both films, but at different angles.

    Correct Answer
    B. His murder is not shown in the 2010 film but is shown in the 1971 film
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Duncan's murder is not shown in the 2010 film but is shown in the 1971 film. This means that there is a significant difference between the two versions in terms of how they portray Duncan's death. In the 2010 film, the murder scene is omitted or not depicted, while in the 1971 film, it is shown to the audience. This difference in portrayal could have various implications for the overall storytelling and characterization in each version.

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  • 10. 

    10. To what political figure does the 2010 film parallel Macbeth?

    • A.

      Eisenhower

    • B.

      Rommel

    • C.

      Hitler

    Correct Answer
    C. Hitler
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hitler because the question asks for a political figure that the 2010 film parallels with Macbeth. Macbeth is a play by Shakespeare that portrays a power-hungry and ruthless leader, similar to Hitler's rise to power and his tyrannical rule. The parallel between the two suggests that the film may depict a character or storyline that mirrors Hitler's actions and characteristics.

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