Shakespeare In Love (1998) Movie Quiz

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This quiz is all about romantic and comedy movie Shakespeare in Love (1998).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year did "Shakespeare In Love" win the best picture Oscar?

    • A.

      1964

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    C. 1998
    Explanation
    "Shakespeare In Love" won the best picture Oscar in 1998.

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  • 2. 

    Which actress played Viola in the movie "Shakespeare in Love"?

    • A.

      Jennifer Aniston

    • B.

      Renee Zellweger

    • C.

      Gwyneth Paltrow

    • D.

      Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Gwyneth Paltrow
    Explanation
    Gwyneth Paltrow played the character Viola in the movie "Shakespeare in Love". This can be confirmed by checking the cast list of the movie or by watching the movie itself.

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  • 3. 

    How much does Shakespeare bet on whether or not love can be shown in a play in "Shakespeare In Love"?

    • A.

      75 Pounds

    • B.

      100 Pounds

    • C.

      50 Pounds

    • D.

      25 Pounds

    Correct Answer
    C. 50 Pounds
    Explanation
    In the movie "Shakespeare In Love," Shakespeare bets 50 Pounds on whether or not love can be shown in a play.

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  • 4. 

    How many Academy Awards did "Shakespeare in Love" win?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven
    Explanation
    "Shakespeare in Love" won seven Academy Awards.

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  • 5. 

    Which best describes Joseph Fiennes?

    • A.

      Nick Hudson On Soap "Another World"

    • B.

      Musician And Actress In "Set It Off"

    • C.

      Hispanic Actress In "Preciosa", "Sonadoras" And "La Segunda Noche"

    • D.

      Plays Will Shakespeare In "Shakespeare In Love"

    Correct Answer
    D. Plays Will Shakespeare In "Shakespeare In Love"
    Explanation
    Joseph Fiennes is best described as an actor who played the role of Will Shakespeare in the film "Shakespeare in Love".

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  • 6. 

    Which best describes actor Joseph Fiennes?

    • A.

      Title Role In "Shakespeare In Love"

    • B.

      Starred In "King Kong", "Tootsie"

    • C.

      Oscar Bid For "The English Patient"

    • D.

      Morrigan On TV's "Hercules"

    Correct Answer
    A. Title Role In "Shakespeare In Love"
    Explanation
    Joseph Fiennes is best described as the actor who played the title role in "Shakespeare In Love". This means that he portrayed the character of William Shakespeare in the film.

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  • 7. 

    Who turned down the role that Gwyneth Paltrow plays in "Shakespeare In Love"?

    • A.

      Kate Winslet

    • B.

      Geena Davis

    • C.

      Drew Barrymore

    • D.

      Neve Campbell

    Correct Answer
    A. Kate Winslet
    Explanation
    Kate Winslet turned down the role that Gwyneth Paltrow plays in "Shakespeare In Love".

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  • 8. 

    How did Viola end up performing in the play "Romeo And Juliet" in the movie "Shakespeare In Love"?

    • A.

      The Actor Was Hurt

    • B.

      The Actor Quit

    • C.

      The Actor's Voice Changed

    • D.

      The Actor Was Sick

    Correct Answer
    C. The Actor's Voice Changed
    Explanation
    In the movie "Shakespeare In Love," Viola ended up performing in the play "Romeo And Juliet" because the actor's voice changed. This suggests that the original actor who was supposed to play the role of Romeo was unable to perform due to a change in his voice, leading to Viola stepping in as a replacement.

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  • 9. 

    At the end of "Shakespeare In Love", what play do Shakespeare and Viola start to write?

    • A.

      The Tempest

    • B.

      King Lear

    • C.

      The Winter's Tale

    • D.

      Twelfth Night

    Correct Answer
    D. Twelfth Night
    Explanation
    In the movie "Shakespeare In Love," at the end, Shakespeare and Viola start to write the play "Twelfth Night." This is evident from the fact that throughout the film, their relationship and experiences heavily influence the plot and characters of "Twelfth Night." Additionally, the movie ends with Viola's farewell to Shakespeare, where she mentions that she will be the inspiration for his next play, which is implied to be "Twelfth Night." Therefore, "Twelfth Night" is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    What is the original name of Romeo's lover in the movie "Shakespeare In Love"?

    • A.

      Viola

    • B.

      Ethel

    • C.

      Lucy

    • D.

      Gwyneth

    Correct Answer
    B. Ethel
  • 11. 

    For which two films did Sandy Powell receive Oscar nominations for Best Costume Design in 1998?

    • A.

      Velvet Goldmine And Shakespeare In Love

    • B.

      Pleasantville And Shakespeare In Love

    • C.

      Beloved And Pleasantville

    • D.

      Shakespeare In Love And Beloved

    Correct Answer
    A. Velvet Goldmine And Shakespeare In Love
    Explanation
    Sandy Powell received Oscar nominations for Best Costume Design in 1998 for the films Velvet Goldmine and Shakespeare In Love.

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  • 12. 

    Who directed the 1998 comedy, "Shakespeare in Love"?

    • A.

      David Mamet

    • B.

      John Madden

    • C.

      Richard Donner

    • D.

      Leonard Nimoy

    Correct Answer
    B. John Madden
    Explanation
    John Madden directed the 1998 comedy "Shakespeare in Love".

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  • 13. 

    Who does Shakespeare dress up as in the movie "Shakespeare In Love"?

    • A.

      Viola's Nanny

    • B.

      Viola's Sister

    • C.

      Viola's Aunt

    • D.

      Viola's Cousin

    Correct Answer
    D. Viola's Cousin
    Explanation
    In the movie "Shakespeare In Love," Shakespeare dresses up as Viola's cousin. This suggests that Shakespeare disguises himself as a family member of Viola in order to be closer to her or to deceive others. The specific reason for this disguise is not provided in the question, but it can be inferred that it serves a purpose within the plot of the movie.

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