William Shakespeare Facts: The Ultimate Quiz

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William Shakespeare Facts: The Ultimate Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Shakespearean comedy?
    • A. 

      A show in which Shakespeare stood in front of an audience trying to entertain people and make them laugh

    • B. 

      A play that uses a plotline and character description to entertain and get people to laugh

    • C. 

      A play that uses sarcasm and jokes to entertain an audience

    • D. 

      A story that involves a character who tries to make everyone laugh

  • 2. 
    What kind of joke did Shakespeare invent?
    • A. 

      Yo mamma jokes

    • B. 

      Adult humor

    • C. 

      Blonde jokes

    • D. 

      Knock- Knock Jokes

  • 3. 
    Which of these plays are comedies?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      A Winters Tale

    • D. 

      Othello

  • 4. 
    Which of the following adjectives describes the plot of a Shakespearean comedy?
    • A. 

      Funny and happy

    • B. 

      Strange and weird

    • C. 

      Depressing and sad

    • D. 

      Twisted and convoluted

  • 5. 
    Shakespearean comedies were identified through language, love,  mistaken identities, and complex plots.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    About how many comedies did Shakespeare write?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      24

  • 7. 
    Shakespeare had___ brothers and sisters.
  • 8. 
    Shakespearean comedy is often about a conflict between___