Do You Know About William Shakespeare?

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William Shakespeare Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these Shakespeare plays was about the leader of Rome?
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Merchant Of Venice

    • C. 

      King Lear

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 2. 
    "A rose by any other name smells as sweet" is a modified quote from what Shakespeare play?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Othello

    • C. 

      The Tempest

    • D. 

      Romeo And Juliet

  • 3. 
    What was the name of Shakespeare's theater?
    • A. 

      The Stratford

    • B. 

      The Avon

    • C. 

      The Roxy

    • D. 

      The Globe

  • 4. 
    What type of poetry was Shakespeare famous for?
    • A. 

      Sonnets

    • B. 

      Free Verse

    • C. 

      Haiku

    • D. 

      Limericks

  • 5. 
    Which Shakespearean actor played Obi-Wan Kenobi in "Star Wars: Episode IV, A New Hope"?
    • A. 

      Laurence Olivier

    • B. 

      Anthony Hopkins

    • C. 

      Ian McKellan

    • D. 

      Alec Guinness

  • 6. 
    In what English theatre were Shakespeare's plays performed?
    • A. 

      Globe Theatre

    • B. 

      Rosebud Theatre

    • C. 

      William's Playhouse

    • D. 

      Round Robin Theatre

  • 7. 
    The character of Puck appeared in which of Shakespeare's plays?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      A Midsummer Night's Dream

    • C. 

      Much Ado About Nothing

    • D. 

      Macbeth

  • 8. 
    What word comes after "Double, double, toil and" in Shakespeare's play "Macbeth"?
    • A. 

      Misery

    • B. 

      Mischief

    • C. 

      Mayhem

    • D. 

      Trouble

  • 9. 
    The musical "West Side Story" is based on which of Shakespeare's plays?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      Romeo And Juliet

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a Shakespearean comedy?
    • A. 

      Richard III

    • B. 

      Othello

    • C. 

      Much Ado About Nothing

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 11. 
    In Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice", what religion does Shylock follow?
    • A. 

      Jewish

    • B. 

      Hindu

    • C. 

      Buddhist

    • D. 

      Muslim

  • 12. 
    Which proverb is also the name of a Shakespearean play?
    • A. 

      Honesty Is The Best Policy

    • B. 

      All's Well That Ends Well

    • C. 

      Cheats Never Prosper

    • D. 

      Silence Is Golden

  • 13. 
    The title of Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" comes from which Shakespearean play?
    • A. 

      The Tempest

    • B. 

      Romeo And Juliet

    • C. 

      Richard III

    • D. 

      Timon Of Athens

  • 14. 
    William Shakespeare's character Alcibiades appears in which play?
    • A. 

      Measure For Measure

    • B. 

      Timon Of Athens

    • C. 

      Richard II

    • D. 

      Romeo And Juliet

  • 15. 
    Of William Shakespeare's three children, what was his son's name?
    • A. 

      William

    • B. 

      Arthur

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Hamnet