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William Shakespeare Quizzes & Trivia

Author of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and much more, William Shakespeare has had a profound impact on the English language. Check out our quizzes on the Bard of Avon and test your knowledge of the great writer’s plots, characters, and turns of phrase, as well as his life history and impact on our culture. Do you know Ophelia, Portia, Titania and Juliet? How about Sir Toby Belch, Benvolio, Cassio and Dromio?

Take a trip into the Forest of Arden, to fair Verona, to Elsinore Castle and to merry Windsor with our quizzes about your favorite Shakespeare tomes. What was Will’s wife’s name? What town did he live in? What was the name of the theatres where his plays were performed? How many theatres have performed all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays? As the great man said, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Wilt thou take the test?
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Here is an interesting 'William Shakespeare Quiz' that is designed to test your knowledge about how well you know the famous English playwright William Shakespeare. Don't worry, this quiz is not very tough to crack....

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 59863   |  Last updated: Nov 18, 2021
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    When was Shakespeare born?

 

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 4784   |  Last updated: Jun 23, 2020
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    These were advanced for the Globe Theater's time period.

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

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1778   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    John Shakespeare's occupation was                       ?

You must choose the right answer of what you think fits the description of the Globe Theater. Worth 10 points each

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 3914   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    When was the globe theater built?

These are all multi-choice questions. Choose the correct answer.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 4150   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    How do Goneril and Regan pass King Lear's "Do you love me test"?
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Here is an interesting 'William Shakespeare Quiz' that is designed to test your knowledge about how well you know the famous English playwright William Shakespeare. Don't worry, this quiz is not very tough to crack....

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 60025   |  Last updated: Nov 18, 2021
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    When was Shakespeare born?

From the plays Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and Midsummer Night's Dream which character are you?

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 4867   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    If your house caught on fire, what would you save?

 

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 4801   |  Last updated: Jun 23, 2020
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    These were advanced for the Globe Theater's time period.

These are all multi-choice questions. Choose the correct answer.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 4154   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    How do Goneril and Regan pass King Lear's "Do you love me test"?

You must choose the right answer of what you think fits the description of the Globe Theater. Worth 10 points each

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 3941   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    When was the globe theater built?

Are you a Bard Scholar or a ‘cream faced loon’?   Find out and test your knowledge of Shakespeare in our Shakespeare Birthday Quiz! Start by entering your name below...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2263   |  Last updated: Nov 17, 2021
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    What word did Shakespeare not invent?