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Do you know about Macbeth and its famous quotes? Identify the quote from Macbeth in this quiz, and see how well you remember the play. Macbeth is a very captivating play to watch and read as it shows us to what lengths people may go to achieve that they desire, not thinking of the consequences they may face. The witches lead Macbeth on a journey based on a prophecy that leads to his doom. How good are you at identifying the characters and words they spoke? Test yourself below!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who said, "Fair is foul, and foul is fair"?

    • A.

      Banquo

    • B.

      Third Witch

    • C.

      Macbeth

    • D.

      Both B and C

    Correct Answer
    B. Third Witch
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Third Witch. In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the Third Witch speaks the line "Fair is foul, and foul is fair" in Act 1, Scene 1. This line sets the tone for the rest of the play, highlighting the theme of deception and the reversal of moral values. It suggests that appearances can be deceptive and that what may seem fair can actually be foul, and vice versa.

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  • 2. 

    Who said, "If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me."?

    • A.

      Duncan

    • B.

      Macbeth

    • C.

      Macduff

    • D.

      Fleance

    Correct Answer
    B. Macbeth
    Explanation
    In the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is the character who says, "If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me." This quote reflects Macbeth's ambition and willingness to seize any opportunity that presents itself, even if it involves resorting to immoral actions. Macbeth's desire for power and his belief in fate are evident in this statement, as he suggests that if fate or chance allows him to become king, he will accept the crown without hesitation.

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  • 3. 

    "Look like the innocent flower, But be the ______ under it."    -Lady Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    serpent
    Explanation
    Lady Macbeth is advising someone to appear innocent and harmless on the surface, but to be cunning and deceitful underneath. The word "serpent" is used as a metaphor for this hidden nature, as serpents are often associated with trickery and betrayal in literature and mythology.

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  • 4. 

    "Screw your courage to the __________."              -Lady Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    sticking place
    sticking-place
    stickingplace
    Explanation
    Lady Macbeth is encouraging someone to gather their courage and face a difficult situation. The phrase "screw your courage" means to tighten or strengthen one's resolve. The phrase "to the sticking place" refers to a point where something is stuck or difficult to move. By combining these two phrases, Lady Macbeth is urging someone to gather their courage and face a challenging situation head-on, without backing down or being deterred.

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  • 5. 

    "So ____and ____a day I have not seen." (hint: Use and in between the words)               -Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    fair, foul, fair and foul, foul and fair, fair foul
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fair foul, foul fair." This answer is derived from a quote in Shakespeare's play Macbeth. The quote is spoken by Macbeth himself, and it reflects the theme of the play which explores the inversion of moral values and the blurred line between good and evil. The juxtaposition of "fair" and "foul" emphasizes the ambiguity and confusion that Macbeth experiences throughout the play, as he is torn between his desire for power and the consequences of his actions.

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  • 6. 

    Who said, "Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?"         

    • A.

      Lady Macbeth

    • B.

      Duncan

    • C.

      Macduff

    • D.

      Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    D. Macbeth
    Explanation
    In this quote, the speaker is questioning whether the dagger they see in front of them is real or a figment of their imagination. It is a famous soliloquy from Shakespeare's play Macbeth, and the speaker is indeed Macbeth himself. He is contemplating the murder of King Duncan and is hallucinating a floating dagger, which symbolizes his desire to commit the act. Lady Macbeth, Duncan, and Macduff are not the ones speaking these lines, so the correct answer is Macbeth.

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  • 7. 

    "Me thought I heard a voice cry, ____no more! Macbeth does murder ____, — the innocent _____"hint; one word

    Correct Answer
    sleep
    sleep sleep
    sleep sleep sleep
    Explanation
    The given answer is "sleep, sleep sleep, sleep sleep sleep". The hint provided in the question is "one word". The hint suggests that the missing word should be a single word. Looking at the given options, "sleep" is the only word that fits the criteria. The repetition of the word "sleep" in the answer also matches the repetition in the original quote, "Me thought I heard a voice cry, sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep, — the innocent sleep". Therefore, "sleep, sleep sleep, sleep sleep sleep" is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Who said "Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand?"

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Banquo

    • C.

      Duncan's Guard

    • D.

      Lady Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    A. Macbeth
    Explanation
    In this quote, the speaker is reflecting on the guilt and remorse they feel after committing a terrible act, specifically the murder of King Duncan. They are questioning whether any amount of water from the vast ocean could cleanse their hands of the bloodstains, symbolizing their inability to wash away the guilt and consequences of their actions. This quote is spoken by Macbeth himself, revealing his inner turmoil and the psychological burden he carries as a result of his ambition and the choices he has made.

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  • 9. 

    "And to our dear friend ____, whom we miss; Would he were here! to all, and him, we thirst, And all to all"                         -Macbeth

    Correct Answer
    Banquo
  • 10. 

    "Blood will have _____."

    Correct Answer
    blood

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