A Quiz On William Shakespeare!

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A Quiz On William Shakespeare!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the "Dark Lady?"
    • A. 

      The possible woman Shakespears sonnets were written to/about

    • B. 

      A character in Hamlet

    • C. 

      HIs wife

    • D. 

      A name for the Globe theater

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

      Suzanna

    • B. 

      Hamnet

    • C. 

      Judith

    • D. 

      Helena

  • 3. 
    Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in 1598.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How many sonnets did Shakespeare write?
  • 5. 
    How many plays did Shakespeare write?
  • 6. 
    How many people could sit in the Globe theater?
    • A. 

      79

    • B. 

      900

    • C. 

      3000

    • D. 

      4567

  • 7. 
    Shakespeare's plays had no acts but had ____ often.
  • 8. 
    On average Shakespeare plays lasted around 4 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    There was no scenery but the actor used ___ and ___ for embellishment. 
    • A. 

      Tables and chairs

    • B. 

      Props and backdrops

    • C. 

      Backdrops and masks

    • D. 

      Masks and Props

  • 10. 
    Actors ____ to make mystical characters disappear.
    • A. 

      Jumped off the stage

    • B. 

      Used trap doors and Scaffolds

    • C. 

      A wire

    • D. 

      Wings

  • 11. 
    Shakespeare used ____ (select one or many) in his writings 
    • A. 

      Metaphors

    • B. 

      Asides

    • C. 

      Puns

    • D. 

      Soliloquies

  • 12. 
    Sex / love/ magic themes were used to influence the 
    • A. 

      The lower class

    • B. 

      The middle class

    • C. 

      The upper class

    • D. 

      The educated

    • E. 

      The uneducated

    • F. 

      The deep thinkers

  • 13. 
    The Plot was used to influence the 
    • A. 

      Lower class

    • B. 

      Middle class

    • C. 

      Upper class

    • D. 

      The educated

    • E. 

      The uneducated

    • F. 

      The deep thinkers

  • 14. 
    The poetic language was used to influence the  
    • A. 

      The lower class

    • B. 

      The middle class

    • C. 

      The upper class

    • D. 

      The educated

    • E. 

      The uneducated

    • F. 

      The deep thinkers

  • 15. 
    The universal truths were used to influence the
    • A. 

      The lower class

    • B. 

      The middle class

    • C. 

      The upper class

    • D. 

      The educated

    • E. 

      The uneducated

    • F. 

      The deep thinker

  • 16. 
    Shakespeare's sonnets were usually about
  • 17. 
    Shakespeare's sonnets were ___ line long and were written in____
    • A. 

      14 lines

    • B. 

      21 lines

    • C. 

      Limbonic pentameter

    • D. 

      Iambic pentameter

  • 18. 
    Shakespeare wrote 3 types of plays.
    • A. 

      Tragedies

    • B. 

      Romances

    • C. 

      Histories

    • D. 

      Comedies

  • 19. 
    Tragedies included ​
    • Important people 
    • Important things 
    • Tragic hero with tragic flaw
    • Magic or fantasy
    • A. 

      True - but the hero alwas died

    • B. 

      False - but there weren't important people