Quiz Midsummer Night's Dream - Act 1, Scene 1

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The first act scene 1 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream takes place in Athens where we are introduced to Duke Theseus who is about to get married to the queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta during the new moon. We also learn how the law was unfavorable to Hermia if she didn’t get married to who her father chose. Take this test and see how much you remember from the story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the scene take place?
    • A. 

      Theseus' palace in Rome

    • B. 

      Hippolyta's dressing room

    • C. 

      The forest

    • D. 

      Theseus' palace in Athens

    • E. 

      Hippolyta's palace

  • 2. 
    Who is the former queen of the Amazons?
    • A. 

      Hermia

    • B. 

      Lysander

    • C. 

      Hippolyta

    • D. 

      Helena

    • E. 

      Demetrius

  • 3. 
    Why is Egeus angry?
    • A. 

      Because his ox wouldn't pull the cart

    • B. 

      Because Hippolyta refused to marry Demetrius

    • C. 

      Because Demetrius stole money from him

    • D. 

      Because Hermia refused to marry Demetrius

    • E. 

      Because Egeus was jealous of Lysander

  • 4. 
    What does Egeus accuse Lysander of?
    • A. 

      Stealing

    • B. 

      Picking his nose

    • C. 

      Bewitching Hermia

    • D. 

      pushing Hermia

    • E. 

      Trying to steal the throne

  • 5. 
    What punishment will Egeus give his daughter?
    • A. 

      Imprisonment for 20 years

    • B. 

      Her hands chopped off

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Spending her life in a nunnery

    • E. 

      Abandonment

  • 6. 
    What are Lysander and Demetrius arguing about?
    • A. 

      Who should be king

    • B. 

      Who is stronger

    • C. 

      Who should marry Hippolyta

    • D. 

      Who should marry Hermia

    • E. 

      Who should move from Athens

  • 7. 
    What does Helena plan to tell Demetrius?
    • A. 

      That Hermia and Lysander are going to run away

    • B. 

      That Helena is going to cut all her hair off

    • C. 

      That Egeus really wants Hermia to marry Lysander

    • D. 

      That he must hide or else he'll be killed

    • E. 

      That she still loves Demetrius

  • 8. 
    Who did Demetrius love before Hermia?
    • A. 

      Hippolyta

    • B. 

      Hermia's mother

    • C. 

      Elena

    • D. 

      Titania

    • E. 

      Helena

  • 9. 
    Why does Hippolyta get upset?
    • A. 

      Because the prospect of Hermia's death will ruin her wedding plans

    • B. 

      Because Theseus is in love with Helena

    • C. 

      Because Theseus is in love with Hermia

    • D. 

      Because nobody cares about her

    • E. 

      Because she is no longer queen of the Amazons

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      He will wear a disguise

    • B. 

      Helena will pretend to be Hermia

    • C. 

      Hermia will wear a disguise so no one will know who she is

    • D. 

      He and Hermia will chop off Egeus' head

    • E. 

      He and Hermia will run away and live with his Aunt outside of Athens