Shakespeare's Sonnets Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What day was William Shakespeare born?
    • A. 

      April 22,1564

    • B. 

      April 22, 1565

    • C. 

      April 23,1564

    • D. 

      April 23, 1560

  • 2. 
    Shakespeare attended the local University?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the company that Shakespeare became a member of when the theaters reopened?
  • 4. 
    In Sonnet 18, what does eternal summer represent?
  • 5. 
    In Sonnet 29, why is the author envious of everyone else’s lives?
  • 6. 
    In Sonnet 30, what was the theme at the beginning?
    • A. 

      Happy

    • B. 

      Stressed

    • C. 

      Nostalgic

    • D. 

      Funny

  • 7. 
    What does he realize at the end of sonnet 30?
    • A. 

      Everyone dies

    • B. 

      Live life in the moment

    • C. 

      Laugh at the little things

    • D. 

      Fear death

  • 8. 
    In Sonnet 73,  what season is the poem in?
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Fall

    • D. 

      Spring

  • 9. 
    In Sonnet 73, why is the man like a fire?
    • A. 

      He is vibrant

    • B. 

      He is a rebel

    • C. 

      He is dying

    • D. 

      He is really hot

  • 10. 
    In Sonnet 116, an ever-fixed mark is referred to as a what? 
  • 11. 
    According to Sonnet 116 does beauty fade over time?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In Sonnet 130 how does Shakespeare decribe his mistress?
    • A. 

      She shakes the ground when she moves

    • B. 

      She is very pale

    • C. 

      She has no rose color in her cheeks

    • D. 

      She has bad breath

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    In Sonnet 130, despite all the bad qualities about this girl does he still love her?
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