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Macbeth (Grades 11-12)

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What is the name of Macbeth's castle?
  1. Inveigle
  2. Inverness
  3. Invisible
  4. Invidious
  5. IInvincible
What does Duncan call Macbeth when he hears that Macbeth has defeated Macdonald?
  1. valiant
  2. traitor
  3. coward
Which of Shakespeare's characters spoke the following in "MacBeth"?

"Infirm of purpose!
Give me the daggers. The sleeping and the dead
Are but as pictures; 'tis the eye of childhood
That fears a painted devil."
  1. Banquo
  2. Maclcolm
  3. Lady Macbeth
  4. Macbeth
Which of Shakespeare's characters in "Macbeth" spoke the following?

"Tomorrow, and tomorrow and tomorrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time,
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!"
  1. Malcolm
  2. Banquo
  3. Lady Macbeth
  4. Macbeth
In Shakespeare's Macbeth which character said the following?

"But I have none: the king-becoming graces,
As justice, verity, temperance, stableness,
Bounty, perseverance, mercy, lowliness,
Devotion, patience, courage, fortitude,
I have not relish of them,"
  1. Macduff
  2. Banquo
  3. Malcolm
  4. Macbeth
In Shakespeare's Macbeth which character said the following?

"What beast was't, then,
That made you break this enterprise to me?
When you durst do it, then you were a man;
And, to be more than what you were, you would
Be so much more the man."
  1. Lady Macbeth
  2. Duncan
  3. Macduff
  4. Macbeth
In Shakespeare's Macbeth which character said the following?

"But here, upon this bank and shoal of time,
We'ld jump the life to come. But in these cases
We still have judgement here; that we but teach
Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return
To plague the inventor:"
  1. Duncan
  2. Banquo
  3. Macbeth
  4. Lady Macbeth
In Shakespeare's 'MacBeth' which character said the following?

"Come, thick night,
And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell,
That my keen knife see not the wound it makes,
Nor heaven peep through the blanket of dark,
To cry 'Hold, hold!"
  1. Macbeth
  2. Banquo
  3. Lady Macbeth
  4. Duncan
Who spoke the following words?
"Life's but a walking shadow . . . It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
  1. Macbeth
  2. Lady Macbeth
  3. Macduff
  4. Lady Macduff
  5. Malcolm
In Act IV, Malcolm and Macduff discuss their unhappiness about the chaos that Macbeth's rule has brought to Scotland. What comparison can you infer from their conversation?
  1. Malcolm actually did kill his own father, King Duncan.
  2. Macduff is a traitor.
  3. Macbeth isn't as evil as everyone thinks.
  4. Macbeth's disorder has become Scotland's disorder.
  5. The witches are responsible for the whole thing.
In Act IV, Malcolm and Macduff praise good King James of England for healing children of scrofula immediately after discussing the vile nature of their own king, Macbeth, from Scotland. What comparison does this conversation suggest or imply?
  1. Macbeth has the gift of healing but uses it for evil.
  2. Edward healed children just by touching them.
  3. Edward is kind; Macbeth is mean.
  4. Edward cures evil; Macbeth is evil.
  5. Macbeth is unsure; Edward is sure.
What do the witches tell Banquo in Act I of Macbeth?
  1. He will become King.
  2. He will die.
  3. He will be Thane of Cawdor.
  4. His sons will be kings.
  5. None of the above
Which act of Macbeth contains the climax, the most exciting part?
  1. Act I
  2. Act II
  3. Act III
  4. Act IV
  5. Act V
At the end of the play, who becomes King of Scotland?
  1. Macbeth
  2. Macduff
  3. Malcolm
  4. Siward
  5. Ross
Who spoke the following words: "Out, damned spot! Out, I say! . . . All of the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand . . ."
  1. Macbeth
  2. Lady Macbeth
  3. Macduff
  4. Lady Macduff
  5. Malcolm
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