Twelfth Night Revision

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Twelfth Night Revision

A basic quiz to find out how much you know about the basics of The Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Orsino in love with at the beginning of the play?
    • A. 

      Olivia

    • B. 

      Viola

    • C. 

      Maria

    • D. 

      Malvolio

  • 2. 
    Complete the quote: "If music be the food of _________ , play on"
    • A. 

      Sleep

    • B. 

      Sorrow

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Joy

  • 3. 
    Where does Twelfth Night take place?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Illyria

    • C. 

      Ruritania

    • D. 

      Denmark

  • 4. 
    Why is Olivia unwilling to receive any visitors?
    • A. 

      She is hideously deformed

    • B. 

      She is terribly shy

    • C. 

      She cannot speak

    • D. 

      She is mourning for her dead brother

  • 5. 
    How does Viola come to be at Orsino's court?
    • A. 

      She is shipwrecked nearby

    • B. 

      She is captured and made a slave

    • C. 

      She is invited to be a guest of Orsino

    • D. 

      She is Orsino's daughter

  • 6. 
    Why is Sir Andrew Aguecheek staying at Olivia's home?
    • A. 

      He is her uncle

    • B. 

      He is trying to court Maria

    • C. 

      He is trying to court Olivia

    • D. 

      He is Malvolio's brother

  • 7. 
    How does Viola disguise herself?
    • A. 

      She puts on makeup to make herself resemble an old woman

    • B. 

      She dresses like a man

    • C. 

      She shaves her head and wears a false beard

    • D. 

      She does not disguise herself

  • 8. 
    What is Malvolio's position?
    • A. 

      He is Orsino's fool

    • B. 

      He is Viola's butler

    • C. 

      He is Sir Toby's butler

    • D. 

      He is Olivia's steward

  • 9. 
    What is Sir Toby's great vice (problem)?
    • A. 

      He is a drunkard

    • B. 

      He is a glutton

    • C. 

      He is a sook

    • D. 

      He has no vices

  • 10. 
    Who does Orsino send to carry his messages to Olivia?
    • A. 

      Malvolio

    • B. 

      Feste

    • C. 

      Viola, disguised as Cesario

    • D. 

      Sebastian

  • 11. 
    Who does Viola fall in love with?
    • A. 

      Malvolio

    • B. 

      Orsino

    • C. 

      Sir Toby

    • D. 

      Olivia

  • 12. 
    Who does Olivia fall in love with?
    • A. 

      Orsino

    • B. 

      Malvolio

    • C. 

      Antonio

    • D. 

      Viola, disguised as Cesario

  • 13. 
    Who is Sebastian?
    • A. 

      Viola's brother

    • B. 

      Orsino's cousin

    • C. 

      Olivia's fool

    • D. 

      Malvolio's son

  • 14. 
    Who forges the letter that Malvolio thinks is from Olivia?
    • A. 

      Feste

    • B. 

      Sir Toby

    • C. 

      Maria

    • D. 

      Viola

  • 15. 
    What does the forged letter make Malvolio believe?
    • A. 

      That Maria is in love with him

    • B. 

      That he is going to inherit a fortune

    • C. 

      That Viola is in love with him

    • D. 

      That Olivia is in love with him

  • 16. 
    Who takes care of Sebastian after he is shipwrecked?
    • A. 

      Viola

    • B. 

      Feste

    • C. 

      Malvolio

    • D. 

      Antonio

  • 17. 
    Who challenges Cesario to a duel?
    • A. 

      Orsino

    • B. 

      Sir Andrew

    • C. 

      Malvolio

    • D. 

      Antonio

  • 18. 
    What does Malvolio wear in the hope of pleasing Olivia?
    • A. 

      Green leggings

    • B. 

      Women's clothing

    • C. 

      Yellow stockings and crossed garters

    • D. 

      A red wig and silver pantaloons

  • 19. 
    Why does Antonio travel to Illyria?
    • A. 

      To be close to Sebastian

    • B. 

      To get revenge on Orsino

    • C. 

      To woo Olivia

    • D. 

      He does not travel

  • 20. 
    Why does Sir Andrew try to fight with Sebastian?
    • A. 

      He thinks that Sebastian has killed Orsino

    • B. 

      He thinks that Sebastian wants to kill Sir Toby

    • C. 

      He thinks that Sebastian is in love with Maria

    • D. 

      He thinks that Sebastian is Cesario

  • 21. 
    What do Sir Toby and the others do to Malvolio?
    • A. 

      They kill him

    • B. 

      They lock him in a dark room and tell him he is mad

    • C. 

      They tar and feather him

    • D. 

      They get him drunk and convince him to sing with them

  • 22. 
    What disguise does Feste wear when he speaks with Malvolio?
    • A. 

      Cesario

    • B. 

      Olivia

    • C. 

      Sir Topas, the curate

    • D. 

      An angel

  • 23. 
    Who does Olivia marry?
    • A. 

      Sebastian

    • B. 

      Antonio

    • C. 

      Orsino

    • D. 

      Malvolio

  • 24. 
    Whene he realises that Cesario is a woman, what does Orsino do?
    • A. 

      He orders her executed

    • B. 

      He banishes her

    • C. 

      He betroths her to Antonio

    • D. 

      He decides to marry her