Ultimate William Shakespeare Quiz

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William Shakespeare Quizzes & Trivia

It's time to answer some cool questions about William Shakespeare!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Shakespeare play featured fairies and Greek gods?
    • A. 

      Midsummer Night's Dream

    • B. 

      Henry The Fifth

    • C. 

      Othello

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 2. 
    Which of these plays by Shakespeare was set in ancient Rome?
    • A. 

      Macbeth

    • B. 

      Anthony And Cleopatra

    • C. 

      Romeo And Juliet

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 3. 
    What Shakespeare play was about the conflict between a wife and husband?
    • A. 

      Taming Of The Shrew

    • B. 

      Twelfth Night

    • C. 

      The Tempest

    • D. 

      King Lear

  • 4. 
    Who was Shakespeare's wife?
    • A. 

      Susanna York

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Browning

    • C. 

      Anne Hathaway

    • D. 

      Princess Anne

  • 5. 
    Who is believed to have written many of the plays credited to William Shakespeare?
    • A. 

      Francis Bacon

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Robert Frost

    • D. 

      Kevin Bacon

  • 6. 
    Where were many of Shakespeare's plays produced?
    • A. 

      Palladium

    • B. 

      Tower Of London

    • C. 

      Westminster Abbey

    • D. 

      Globe Theater

  • 7. 
    What is the occupation of Captain Shakespeare in the 2007 movie "Stardust"?
    • A. 

      Policeman

    • B. 

      Pirate

    • C. 

      Painter

    • D. 

      Professor

  • 8. 
    What Shakespearean play depicts the battle of Bosworth Field?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Richard III

    • D. 

      King Lear

  • 9. 
    Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is set in which part of Italy?
    • A. 

      Naples

    • B. 

      Verona

    • C. 

      Sicily

    • D. 

      Venice

  • 10. 
    Shakespeare's "Macbeth" featured scenes set in which forest?
    • A. 

      Bosworth Field

    • B. 

      Birnam Wood

    • C. 

      Montague Grove

    • D. 

      Glamis Green

  • 11. 
    In Shakespeare's "Macbeth", what title is initially held by the title character?
    • A. 

      Thane Of Glamis

    • B. 

      King Of Denmark

    • C. 

      Duke Of Edinburgh

    • D. 

      Earl Of Windsor

  • 12. 
    Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is set in what Scandinavian country?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      Finland

    • D. 

      Sweden

  • 13. 
    What genre does Shakespeare's "Othello" fall into?
    • A. 

      Tragedy

    • B. 

      Romance

    • C. 

      Historical

    • D. 

      Comedy

  • 14. 
    Into how many parts is Shakespeare's "Henry VI" divided?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Four

  • 15. 
    Shakespeare wrote a comedy titled "The Merry Wives of" where?
    • A. 

      Wallace

    • B. 

      Hampton

    • C. 

      Redmond

    • D. 

      Windsor