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Posted on Aug 21, 2014

How Well Dost Thou Know Shakespeare?

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

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

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  2. 2. Complete this line from Shakespeare's first sonnet.

    Shall I compare thee to a summer's ______?

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

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  4. 4. Complete Lady Macbeth's line.

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

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

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    Now is the ______ of our discontent.

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

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  7. 7. Complete the line from Sonnet 116.

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

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


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

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

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  10. 10. Compete this line from "Julius Caesar".

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    Beware the ides of _______.

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

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    Lord, what _____ these mortals be!

  12. 12. Complete this line from Sonnet 130.

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    My ________ eyes are nothing like the sun.

  13. 13. Which of these is NOT a Shakespearean insult?

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  14. 14. Complete this line from Shakespeare's first sonnet.

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

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

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  16. 16. Complete this line from "Henry VI".

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

  17. 17. What do the witches say over their cauldron in "Macbeth"? / Via

    ______, ______, toil and trouble.

  18. 18. What is the name of Othello's wife?

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  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 ______.

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

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