Shakespeare Plays Quiz
Ques. Shakespeare’s ”King Lear” is set in which country?
Ques. When did Shakespeare died?
Ques. In which city was Shakespeare born?
Ques. In which century did William Shakespeare live?
(a) 14th century
(b) 15th century
(c) 16th century
(d) 17th century
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Ques. The line ”Lord, what fools these mortals be!” is spoken by which Shakespearean character?
(a) The Earl of Gloucester in “King Lear”
(b) Puck in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
(c) Macbeth in “Macbeth”
(d) Portia in “The Merchant of Venice”
Ques. Which of the following plays is considered a comedy?
(b) King Lear
(c) The Merchant of Venice
(d) Julius Caesar
Ques. Which of the following plays is not a tragedy?
(c) A Midsummer Night’s Dream
(d) King Lear
Ques. When Shakespeare was born?
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Ques. What profession had been followed by Yorick, a character in Shakespeare’s ”Hamlet”?
Ques. Which of the following is not one of Shakespeare’s plays?
(c) Don Quixote
(d) Romeo and Juliet
Ques. Which of the following is not a Shakespearean sonnet?
(a) “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”
(b) “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun”
(c) “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”
(d) “When in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes”
Ques. What was the name of William Shakespeare’s wife?
(a) Julia Roberts
(b) Anne Hathaway
(c) Emma Watson
(d) Scarlett Johansson
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Ques. Why did the original Globe Theater in London burn to the ground in 1613 during a performance of William Shakespeare’s Henry VIII when the theatre’s roof ignited?
(a) A cigarette was dropped in the gallery
(b) A cannon, used for special effects, misfired
(c) A candle used for stage lighting fell into straw
(d) Gunpowder was ignited as a terrorist act
Ques. What is the name of the tragic hero in Hamlet?
Ques. What is the name of the famous balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet?
(a) Act I, Scene 1
(b) Act II, Scene 2
(c) Act III, Scene 3
(d) Act IV, Scene 4
Ques. What is the name of the Globe Theatre in London where Shakespeare’s plays were performed?
(a) The Roundhouse
(b) The Coliseum
(c) The Globe
(d) The West End Theatre
Ques. If a writer uses the word ‘Shakespeare’ to mean the works of Shakespeare, he is using a figure of speech known as:
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Ques. What is the name of the character in The Tempest who is a magician and ruler of the island?
Question: Which Danish castle served as the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet?
(a) Kronborg Castle
(b) Rosenborg Castle
(c) Egeskov Castle
(d) Frederiksborg Castle