Books·Updated on Sep 10, 2020. Posted on Sep 6, 2020Most High School Graduates Can't Pass This Ninth-Grade Shakespeare Test — Can You?To fail or not to fail, that is the question.by Sarah AsplerBuzzFeed Staff, CanadaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Where was William Shakespeare born? Austria Correct Incorrect Austria Scotland Correct Incorrect Scotland Italy Correct Incorrect Italy England Correct Incorrect England Correct! Wrong! He was born in England. In which city does "Romeo & Juliet" take place in? Verona Correct Incorrect Verona Palermo Correct Incorrect Palermo Florence Correct Incorrect Florence Venice Correct Incorrect Venice Correct! Wrong! It's Verona, Italy. Which famous theatre is associated with Shakespeare? The Oxford Theatre Correct Incorrect The Oxford Theatre The Thames Theatre Correct Incorrect The Thames Theatre The Rose Theatre Correct Incorrect The Rose Theatre The Globe Theatre Correct Incorrect The Globe Theatre Correct! Wrong! It's the Globe Theatre. Which famous actress shares her name with William Shakespeare's wife? Image: Via Getty Cate Blanchett Correct Incorrect Via Getty Cate Blanchett Via Getty Image: Via Getty Anne Hathaway Correct Incorrect Via Getty Anne Hathaway Via Getty Image: Via Getty Angela Bassett Correct Incorrect Via Getty Angela Bassett Via Getty Image: Via Getty Sally Field Correct Incorrect Via Getty Sally Field Via Getty Correct! Wrong! It's Anne Hathaway. They were married on December 1, 1582. How many sonnets and plays did Shakespeare write? 73 sonnets and 19 plays Correct Incorrect 73 sonnets and 19 plays 98 sonnets and 23 plays Correct Incorrect 98 sonnets and 23 plays 154 sonnet and 37 plays Correct Incorrect 154 sonnet and 37 plays 325 sonnets and 56 plays Correct Incorrect 325 sonnets and 56 plays Correct! Wrong! He wrote 154 sonnets and 37 plays. Scholars believe that he may have written more, but they were lost or poorly documented. Which Shakespeare film adaptation is a modernization of "The Taming of the Shrew"? Image: Via United Artists West Side Story Correct Incorrect Via United Artists West Side Story Via United Artists Image: Via DreamWorks Pictures She's The Man Correct Incorrect Via DreamWorks Pictures She's The Man Via DreamWorks Pictures Image: Via Disney The Lion King Correct Incorrect Via Disney The Lion King Via Disney Image: Via Bueno Vista Pictures 10 Things I Hate About You Correct Incorrect Via Bueno Vista Pictures 10 Things I Hate About You Via Bueno Vista Pictures Correct! Wrong! It's 10 Things I Hate About You. Which of these characters are NOT in "Macbeth"? Fleance Correct Incorrect Fleance The Three Witches Correct Incorrect The Three Witches King Duncan Correct Incorrect King Duncan Tybalt Correct Incorrect Tybalt Correct! Wrong! Tybalt is NOT in Macbeth. He is Juliet's cousin and Romeo's rival in Romeo & Juliet. How many lines does a Shakespearean sonnet contain? 12 Correct Incorrect 12 14 Correct Incorrect 14 18 Correct Incorrect 18 20 Correct Incorrect 20 Correct! Wrong! It has 14 lines. Which of the following plays is NOT categorized as a tragedy? "Twelfth Night" Correct Incorrect "Twelfth Night" "King Lear" Correct Incorrect "King Lear" "Anthony and Cleopatra" Correct Incorrect "Anthony and Cleopatra" "Hamlet" Correct Incorrect "Hamlet" Correct! Wrong! Twelfth Night is categorized as a comedy. Which play is the followingquote from?“The course of true love never did run smooth.” "Othello" Correct Incorrect "Othello" "Julius Caesar" Correct Incorrect "Julius Caesar" "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" Correct Incorrect "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" "The Merchant of Venice" Correct Incorrect "The Merchant of Venice" Correct! Wrong! It's from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The line is spoken by Lysander to Hermia.