Trivia On William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of Rihanna's songs shares its name with a William Shakespeare play?
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Romeo & Juliet

    • C. 

      Macbeth

    • D. 

      King Lear

  • 2. 
    What was the name of Iago's wife in Shakespeare's "Othello"?
    • A. 

      Cordelia

    • B. 

      Titania

    • C. 

      Emilia

    • D. 

      Portia

  • 3. 
    In Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", what is Juliet's surname?
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Capulet

    • C. 

      Montague

    • D. 

      Benvolio

  • 4. 
    In Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", which character is Romeo's cousin?
    • A. 

      Duncan

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Mercutio

  • 5. 
    Which Shakepearean character famously demanded "a pound of flesh"?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      Romeo

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Shylock

  • 6. 
    What was the name of Shylock's daughter in the Shakespearean play "The Merchant of Venice"?
    • A. 

      Emma

    • B. 

      Jessica

    • C. 

      Sarah

    • D. 

      Rebecca

  • 7. 
    Which of these was a regal-themed historical play by William Shakespeare?
    • A. 

      King James

    • B. 

      King Edward

    • C. 

      King George

    • D. 

      King John

  • 8. 
    In Shakespeare's play "King Lear", the title character was king of which country?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the "noble savage" who serves an exiled leader in "The Tempest"?
    • A. 

      Crowley

    • B. 

      Prospero

    • C. 

      Sebastian

    • D. 

      Caliban

  • 10. 
    What are the names of the twins shipwrecked in Illyria in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"?
    • A. 

      Juliet And Toby

    • B. 

      Olivia And Orsino

    • C. 

      Viola And Sebastian

    • D. 

      Maria And Fabian

  • 11. 
    What British actor starred in a version of "Richard III" set in an imagined fascist 1930's regime?
    • A. 

      Ian McKellen

    • B. 

      Ralph Fiennes

    • C. 

      John Gielgud

    • D. 

      Laurence Olivier