If You Graduated From High School, You Will Pass This Shakespeare Quiz

If you did your classic literature homework in the 12th grade, you will win the hearts of Romeo and Juliet forever!

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 Sep 07, 2021
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


William Shakespeare was a ________?
playwright
both are correct
actor

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


Which country was William Shakespeare born in?
United States
England
France

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


Which of these works of literature was NOT written by Shakespeare?
Othello
The King and I
Hamlet

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


What was really unusual about the day Shakespeare died?
His wife also died on that day
It was his birthday
His youngest child was born on that day

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


Describe the characters of Romeo And Juliet: are they ________?
A brother and a sister
An elderly married couple
Young lovers

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


Which of Shakespeare's plays was the shortest?
Hamlet
The Comedy of Errors
Othello

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


When William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, she was ____________.
Already pregnant
Dying of Typhoid Fever
Already married to someone else

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


In the play Romeo and Juliet, which character tragically died?
Juliet
Romeo
Both

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


William Shakespeare's father, had this profession.
A philosophy instructor
A farmer
A glove maker

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


After Shakespeare's death, a book was published and included all of his plays. It was called _____.
First Folio
A Work of Literature and Greatness
The Man, The Writer, The Legend

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


William Shakespeare was known for wearing this item daily.
A gold signet ring
A gold hoop earring
A gold crown

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


This is William Shakespeare's longest play, containing over 4,000 lines.
Othello
Hamlet
Macbeth

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


Romeo and Juliet is classified as a __________ type of play.
romance
drama
tragedy

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


How many children did William and Anne Shakespeare have?
3
13
none

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


Shakespeare was famous for using which writing style?
Essay format
Iambic pentameter
Haikus

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


The name of Shakespeare's theatre was _______.
The Parthenon
England's Theatre of the World
The Globe Theatre

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


In the play Romeo and Juliet, Juliet was ____years old.
22
82
13

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


In the days Shakespeare's plays were released, the cast was made up of ________.
All females
A mix of males and females
All males
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