All About William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz you will learn more about William Shakespeare!


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  • 1. 
    What was the date of William Shakespeare's baptism?
    • A. 

      April 26, 1564

    • B. 

      March 17, 1616

    • C. 

      May 1, 1499

    • D. 

      April 26, 1764

  • 2. 
    What were the names of William Shakespeare's parents?
    • A. 

      Robert And Anne

    • B. 

      David And Mary

    • C. 

      William And Mary

    • D. 

      John And Mary

  • 3. 
    What street did William Shakespeare and his father live on?
    • A. 

      Henley Street

    • B. 

      Avon Road

    • C. 

      Stratford Avenue

    • D. 

      Harvey Road

  • 4. 
    Who were Shakespeare's twins named after?
    • A. 

      Hamnet And Judith Sadler

    • B. 

      William And Mary

    • C. 

      Socrates And Aristotle

    • D. 

      John And Mary Shakespeare

  • 5. 
    When did William Shakespeare die?
    • A. 

      January 2, 1604

    • B. 

      April 7, 1655

    • C. 

      April 23, 1616

    • D. 

      May 31, 1582

  • 6. 
    Which Shakespeare character is "as mad as the sea and wind, when both contend which is mightier"?
    • A. 

      Romeo

    • B. 

      Iago

    • C. 

      Othello

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 7. 
    Reportedly, Shakespeare got his material for "Macbeth" from which source?
    • A. 

      The Diary Of Christopher Marlowe

    • B. 

      Chaucer's Poem "The Black King"

    • C. 

      Holinshed's Chronicles

    • D. 

      A Play By Ben Jonson

  • 8. 
    In William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice", who is Portia's gal pal?
    • A. 

      Hermia

    • B. 

      Hypatia

    • C. 

      Nerissa

    • D. 

      Narcissa

  • 9. 
    What Shakespeare play is "Good night sweet prince And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest" from?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      Henry The 8th

    • C. 

      A Midsummer Nights Dream

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 10. 
    Which Shakespearean play refers to jealousy as a "green-eyed monster"?
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Othello

    • C. 

      Macbeth

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 11. 
    To whom did Hamlet say "To thine own self be true" in William Shakespeare's play of the same name?
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      He Didn't Say It

    • C. 

      Horatio

    • D. 

      Gertrude

  • 12. 
    How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write in all?
    • A. 

      79

    • B. 

      37

    • C. 

      149

    • D. 

      154

  • 13. 
    Who said this about William Shakespeare's literary masterpieces: "not of an age, but for all time"?
    • A. 

      Christopher Marlow

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Anne Hathaway

    • D. 

      Ben Jonson

  • 14. 
    Which Shakespeare play has the line, "Fair is foul and foul is fair"?
    • A. 

      Much Ado About Nothing

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 15. 
    What do the Shakespearean characters Viola and Rosalind have in common?
    • A. 

      Both Are Banished

    • B. 

      Each Has A Twin

    • C. 

      Both Cross-Dress

    • D. 

      Both Are From "Twelfth Night"