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How Well Dost Thou Know Shakespeare?

To be, or not to be. That is the quiz.

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  1. 1. In what Italian city does "Romeo and Juliet" take place?

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    In fair Venice
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    In fair Verona
  2. 2. Complete this line from Shakespeare's first sonnet.

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    Shall I compare thee to a summer's ______?

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    day
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    breeze
  3. 3. Who is the heroine of "Twelfth Night"?

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    Viola
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    Hermia
  4. 4. Complete Lady Macbeth's line.

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    Out, damn'd ______! Out, I say!

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    spot
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    stain
  5. 5. Complete this line from "Richard III".

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    Now is the ______ of our discontent.

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    winter
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    autumn
  6. 6. How many daughters does King Lear have?

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    1
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    2
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    3
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    4
  7. 7. Complete the line from Sonnet 116.

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    Let me not to the marriage of true ______ / Admit impediments.

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    minds
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    hearts
  8. 8. Complete this line from the "All the world's a stage" soliloquy.

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    Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans ______, sans everything.

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    taste
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    smell
  9. 9. Which line is from Hamlet's "To be, or not to be" speech?

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    Thus conscience does make cowards of us all.
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    Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow...
  10. 10. Compete this line from "Julius Caesar".

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    Beware the ides of _______.

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    May
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    March
  11. 11. What does Puck call mortals in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"?

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    Lord, what _____ these mortals be!

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    toads
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    fools
  12. 12. Complete this line from Sonnet 130.

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    My ________ eyes are nothing like the sun.

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    lover's
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    mistress'
  13. 13. Which of these is NOT a Shakespearean insult?

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    Thou lily-liver’d boy!
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    O illiterate loiterer!
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    Thou spleeny foot-licker!
  14. 14. Complete this line from Shakespeare's first sonnet.

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    From fairest creatures we desire _______, / That thereby beauty's rose may never die...

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    increase
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    growth
  15. 15. In what metre did Shakespeare write his sonnets?

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    Iambic pentameter
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    Common metre
  16. 16. Complete this line from "Henry VI".

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    The first thing we do, let's kill all the _________.

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    lords
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    lawyers
  17. 17. What do the witches say over their cauldron in "Macbeth"?

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    ______, ______, toil and trouble.

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    Bubble, bubble
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    Double, double
  18. 18. What is the name of Othello's wife?

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    Ophelia
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    Desdemona
  19. 19. Complete this line from "Much Ado About Nothing".

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    Fellowship is constant in all other things save in the office and affairs of ______.

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    love
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    war
  20. 20. Who (actually) dies first in "Romeo and Juliet"?

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    Romeo
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    Juliet
 
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