Shakespeare Background And Macbeth Act 2 PrActice Test

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Shakespearean Quizzes & Trivia

Has some practice questions for Shakespearean background, and Act 2 of Macbeth.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The theatre held a maximum capacity of how many people?
  • 2. 
    What disease was going around at this time?
  • 3. 
    When did the Globe Theater burn down?
  • 4. 
    When was the Globe Theater rebuilt?
  • 5. 
    When was the only time in which actors did not where their own clothing?
  • 6. 
    What was Shakespeare's first play?
  • 7. 
    Boys acted between which ages?
  • 8. 
    The theater was popular until the puritans closed it down in what year?
  • 9. 
    The puritans believed that the theater was evil because what?
  • 10. 
    Where was Shakespeare was born?
  • 11. 
    Who was Shakespeare's wife?
  • 12. 
    How many children did Shakespeare have?
  • 13. 
    Shakespeare had twins as well, what were their names?
  • 14. 
    How many plays did Shakespeare write?
  • 15. 
    What was the only law that was followed by people of this era?
  • 16. 
    What could wipe out large populations in this time period?
  • 17. 
    What was the average life expectancy of the lower class?
  • 18. 
    What was the average life expectancy of the upper class?
  • 19. 
    What were the type of plays that taught the bible and lessons in morality?
  • 20. 
    What interest was renewed during the English Renaissance?
  • 21. 
    Who was the queen at this time, and what did she declare about plays?
  • 22. 
    What is the setting of Macbeth?
  • 23. 
    Who first tells the King of Macbeth?
  • 24. 
    Who does the king ask if the Thane of Cawdor has been executed yet?
  • 25. 
    What is aside?
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