A Midsummer Night's Dream Quizzes & Trivia

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” These were the famous words written by William Shakespeare in his unforgettable play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. With a cast of hilarious characters, a magical setting in an enchanted world, and a plethora of hilarious one-liners and profound quotes, it’s not hard to see why this has become one of The Bard’s most famous and beloved plays all over the world.

If you studied the play at school, you’ll probably still have an understanding of it – but are you willing to put it to the test? Can you tell us the names of the builders trying to stage the play? And what happens in the love square between Helena, Demetrius, Hermia and Lysander? We can hardly wait for you to tell us the answers!
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Covers the main characters, quotes, and ideas of the play as well as information about Shakespeare and The Globe Theater.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 3295   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
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    Who is the king of the fairies?

The first act scene 1 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream takes place in Athens where we are introduced to Duke Theseus who is about to get married to the queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta during the new moon. We also learn how the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 4036   |  Last updated: Feb 18, 2019
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    Where does the scene take place?

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 4699   |  Last updated: Aug 13, 2020
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    Why is Oberon so angry?

A simple quiz for literature students, especially those taking a 'midsummer nights dream' for their 'o' levels. well, Good Luck!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 4168   |  Last updated: Jul 19, 2016
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    Demetrius was once in love with ______.

Think you know the play A Midsummer Night's Dream? Take the test to find out how well you really do!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2609   |  Last updated: Mar 1, 2016
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    Who was the first person to fall victim to Robin's love potion?


A Midsummer Nights Dream Questions & Answers

What is the purpose of the prologue in Pyramus and Thisbe?
This is to assure the ladies that suicide is not real. There is a possibility that the ladies will be scared of the suicide of Pyramus so the prologue states that the swords that are used will do no harm. The ladies might become scared of the lion s
What is the Lysanders plan for eluding Athenian law?
He and Hermia will run away and live with his Aunt outside of Athens
Why is oberon, king of fairies, fighting with titania, queen of fairies
They are fighting over a little changeling boy