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Shakespeare Quotes 2 Quiz

Can you match the quote to the play or character? 8 Questions.

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Which play has Ely describing the transformation of prince to king "The strawberry grows underneath the nettle, And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighbored by fruit of baser quality;"

  • Henry IV Part 1
  • Henry IV Part 2
  • Henry V
  • Richard II

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In 'Richard II', which character describes England as "This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise"

  • King Richard
  • John of Gaunt
  • Bolingbroke
  • Edmund of Langley

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In 'Hamlet', who advises his son "Neither a borrower nor a lender be, For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine own self be true."

  • Rosencrantz
  • Laertes
  • Polonius
  • Hamlet's father

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In which of the comedies does Lysander comment "The course of true love never did run smooth."?

  • Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Much Ado about Nothing
  • Taming of the Shrew

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In which play does a character proclaim "I am a man More sinn'd against than sinning."?

  • Julius Caesar
  • King Lear
  • Macbeth
  • Othello

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In which play does Launcelot affirm, "It is a wise father that knows his own child."?

  • Love's Labour's Lost
  • Measure for Measure
  • Merchant of Venice
  • Merry Wives of Windsor

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Who asks "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet"?

  • Romeo
  • Juliet
  • Mercutio
  • The nurse

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Who exhorts, "Lay on, Macduff, and damned be him who first cries ‘Hold! enough!’"?

  • Macbeth
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Banquo
  • King Duncan