Do You Know All About William Shakespeare?

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  • 1. 
    At what year was Shakespeare at the height of his fame as a dramatist?
    • A. 

      1564

    • B. 

      1592

    • C. 

      1607

    • D. 

      1616

    • E. 

      1620

  • 2. 
    Shakespeare is known for ______ plays.
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      37

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      55

    • E. 

      24

  • 3. 
    Queen ___________'s humanistic ideas and policies influenced Shakespeare.
    • A. 

      Elizabeth I

    • B. 

      Elizabeth II

    • C. 

      Mary Queen of Scots

    • D. 

      Bloody Mary

    • E. 

      James I

  • 4. 
    During the Elizabethan era, the lower class's main forms of entertainment were 
    • A. 

      The Arts and Drinking

    • B. 

      Croquet and Drinking

    • C. 

      Ballet and Blood sports

    • D. 

      Ballet and Croquet

    • E. 

      Blood sports and Drinking

  • 5. 
    All of these are phrases coined by Shakespeare, except
    • A. 

      Knock knock who's there

    • B. 

      Own flesh and blood

    • C. 

      Naked truth

    • D. 

      Fiddle sticks

    • E. 

      Lie low

  • 6. 
    The foreign King ____________ assumed the English throne after Elizabeth I.
  • 7. 
    The major English naval victory in 1588 was the defeat of the ____________ ____________.
  • 8. 
    Sonnet _____ is quoted by lovers around the world.
  • 9. 
    In 1598, Shakespeare was recognized as one of the classic _____________ poets.
  • 10. 
    Shakespeare was well known for his extensive and inventive ______________.