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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?

Coverage: The William Shakespeare Quiz tests your knowledge concerning the famous English playwright William Shakespeare. The questions of this quiz are craftily compiled and will enable you to gauge how well you know about...

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 19379   |  Last updated: Nov 15, 2019
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    When was Shakespeare born?

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: 1279   |  Last updated: May 1, 2015
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    What word did Shakespeare not invent?

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

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 636   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    When was the globe theater built?


Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 232   |  Last updated: Mar 3, 2017
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    Where was Shakespeare born?

Shakespeare ReTake

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 214   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2013
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    These were advanced for the Globe Theater's time period.




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William Shakespeare Questions & Answers


Which play are Cassius, Portia, and Octavius the characters from?
Cassius, Portia, and Octavius are the characters from the play Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare. Cassius was the brother-in-law of Brutus and an acute judge of human nature. He organized the conspiracy against Caesar and employed Brutus
Which of the following is connected to this reference? Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
Sir, this quote is from Julius Caesar not Hamelt. Answer displayed is Hamlet. It must be by mistake.
Which play has the characters Cassius, Portia, and Octavius?
These characters are from the roman play julius ceaser.So you are wrong
What made Shakespearean romance stories so unique?
Shakespeare's "late romances", simply called "the romances" are a group of few plays which includes Pericles, Prince of Tyre,ca. 1603–08 Cymbeline,ca. 1608–10 The Winter's Tale,ca. 1609–11 The Tempest,ca. 1
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