The William Shakespeare Quiz: Trivia

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The William Shakespeare Quiz: Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Shakespeare's EXACT birthdate?
    • A. 

      April 23, 1564

    • B. 

      August 8, 1564

    • C. 

      November 4, 1564

    • D. 

      Unknown

  • 2. 
    Who are Shakespeare's children?
    • A. 

      Bart, Lisa, Maggie

    • B. 

      Judy, Summer, Harold

    • C. 

      Judith, Susanna, Hamnet

    • D. 

      Jane, Shane, Eric

  • 3. 
    Who did Shakespeare marry?
    • A. 

      Anna Hathaway

    • B. 

      Anne Hesche

    • C. 

      Billy Mays

    • D. 

      Anne Hathaway

  • 4. 
    How many Sonnets did Shakespeare write?
    • A. 

      329

    • B. 

      154

    • C. 

      145

    • D. 

      153.5

  • 5. 
    Who falls in love with Helena in A Midsummer's Dream?
    • A. 

      Derek

    • B. 

      Demetrius

    • C. 

      Lizandro

    • D. 

      Lysander

    • E. 

      Both B & D

  • 6. 
    How long is a Lover's Complaint?
    • A. 

      324 lines

    • B. 

      329 lines

    • C. 

      200 lines

    • D. 

      200 miles

  • 7. 
    Who granted the King's men royal patronage?
    • A. 

      King James I

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      King James II

    • D. 

      Jerry "The King" Lawler

  • 8. 
    When was Shakespeare baptized?
    • A. 

      April 23, 1564

    • B. 

      April 24, 1564

    • C. 

      August 8, 1564

    • D. 

      April 26, 1564

    • E. 

      Labor day

  • 9. 
    Where do Romeo and Juliet take place?
    • A. 

      Corona

    • B. 

      Sicily

    • C. 

      Bell Gardens

    • D. 

      Denmark

    • E. 

      Verona

  • 10. 
    Why does Shakespeare matter?
    • A. 

      He made the language of his work an art in itself.

    • B. 

      Created phrases still used today.

    • C. 

      Was 6'4.

    • D. 

      Created English

    • E. 

      Both A & B