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William Shakespeares Plays Quiz

A general quiz on Shakespeare's plays. A broad knowledge of his work would be helpful! 10 Questions.

 
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1

In the opening lines of 'Macbeth' the first witch says "When shall we three meet again, in thunder, lightening or in ---?

  • Snow
  • Frost
  • Rain
  • Wind

2

In 'King Lear' which of his three daughters remained true to him?

  • Goneril
  • Cordelia
  • Regan
  • Amanda

3

In 'The Taming of the Shrew' what was the 'Shrew's' name?

  • Faith
  • Hope
  • Sly
  • Honour

4

Where was 'Romeo and Juliet' set?

  • Rome
  • Milan
  • Verona
  • Naples

5

Othello was?

  • American
  • Indian
  • Moorish
  • African

6

How does Cleopatra kill Antony?

  • With a dagger
  • With a scorpion
  • With a serpent
  • With a sword

7

In 'The Merchant of Venice' what payment does Shylock demand from Antonio?

  • A pint of blood
  • A plot of land
  • His left thumb
  • A pound of flesh

8

In 'King Lear' who plucks out Gloucesters eyes?

  • Regan
  • Goneril
  • Edgar
  • Cornwall

9

How many plays did Shakespeare write?

  • 25
  • 30
  • 37
  • 55

10

From which play is the quote "Friendship is constant in all things save in the office and affairs of love"?

  • Macbeth
  • Much ado about nothing
  • Coriolanus
  • Othello

 

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