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Macbeth Quiz

Take this quiz to discover what you think about Macbeth's morality. I believe that Shakespeare left the decision of his morality up to the reader, so what do you think? Find out below!

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  1. What does Macbeth's decision to murder Duncan (to obtain the throne say about his morality?

    He decided to murder Duncan. What kind of a man (or monster) does that make him?

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    Macbeth is a moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a partially moral man
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    Macbeth is kind-of a monster
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    Macbeth is a complete, soulless monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK...Macbeth is basically be a monster-man...I guess?
  2. The morning after Macbeth killed Duncan, the others who are staying in his castle were talking to him as they figured it out (Act2.Scene3). He pretended not to know, and Macbeth blamed some other people. He also killed the guards so that they couldn't say

    What does this say about his morality?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a partially moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is kind-of a monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a complete, soulless monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK...Macbeth is basically be a monster-man...I guess?
  3. Macbeth does not really mourn the loss of his wife (Act5.Scene5).

    What does this say about his character?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a partially moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is kind-of a monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a complete, soulless monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK...Macbeth is basically be a monster-man...I guess?
  4. What does Macbeth's decision to murder Banquo (and he tried to kill his son) (Act3.Scene4) and Macduff's family (Act4.Scene3) (and he wanted to kill Macduff) (Act5.Scene5) say about Macbeth's morality?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a partially moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is kind-of a monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a complete, soulless monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK...Macbeth is basically be a monster-man...I guess?
  5. In Act5.Scene5, Macbeth discovers that his wife is dead. He doesn't react very much at all. He says "She should have died hereafter; / There would have been a time for such a word" (5.5.17-18). This basically means that he doesn't have time for her.

    What does this say about his morality?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a partially moral man
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is kind-of a monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Macbeth is a complete, soulless monster
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK...Macbeth is basically be a monster-man...I guess?
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