William Shakespeare's Biography Quiz

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William Shakespeares Biography Quiz - Quiz

In this quiz, students will complete multiple choice, true/false, and fill in the blank questions over our William Shakespeare introduction.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    John Shakespeare's occupation was                       ?

    • A.

      A Playwrite

    • B.

      A Teacher

    • C.

      A Wool Trader

    Correct Answer
    C. A Wool Trader
    Explanation
    John Shakespeare's occupation was a Wool Trader. This means that he was involved in the buying and selling of wool. He likely worked in the wool industry, which was a prominent and profitable trade during his time. This occupation would have required knowledge of the wool market, negotiation skills, and business acumen.

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  • 2. 

    William Shakespearer's mother was                   ?

    • A.

      Anne Hathaway

    • B.

      Elizabeth Stratford

    • C.

      Mary Arden

    Correct Answer
    C. Mary Arden
    Explanation
    William Shakespeare's mother was Mary Arden.

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  • 3. 

    William Shakespeare married                  ?

    • A.

      Anne Hathaway

    • B.

      Elizabeth Stratford

    • C.

      Mary Arden

    Correct Answer
    A. Anne Hathaway
    Explanation
    William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway.

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  • 4. 

    William Shakespeare had twin children, Hamnet and Juduth.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. William Shakespeare did have twin children named Hamnet and Judith. Hamnet Shakespeare was born in 1585 and died at the age of 11. Judith Shakespeare lived to adulthood and got married. These twin children were mentioned in historical records and are believed to have been the only children of William Shakespeare.

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  • 5. 

    William Shakespeare had three sisters and four brothers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 6. 

    William Shakepeare's wife was pregnant before they were married.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that William Shakespeare's wife was pregnant before they got married. This implies that they had a child before tying the knot.

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  • 7. 

    William Shakespeare was born in the year                  .

    Correct Answer
    1564
    Explanation
    William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

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  • 8. 

    Mary Arden was unique becuase she had                     and                    .

    Correct Answer
    land money
    Explanation
    two things

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