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Macbeth, Act 1

Quiz by Don Leibold

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  • Q1
    1.1-4 - Who is the king when the play starts?
  • Q2
    1.1-4 - Whom does Macbeth defeat in battle?
    King Edward’s English army
    Duncan's armies
    The armies of Norway and Ireland
  • Q3
    1.1-4 - What do the witches prophesy?
    Macbeth will be king and his sons will inherit the throne.
    Macbeth will be king and Banquo’s children will be kings.
    Macbeth will be king but Banquo will murder him.
    Banquo will be king, but Macbeth will be much happier.
  • Q4
    1.1-4 - What title, predicted by the witches, does Macbeth receive?
    Prince of Birnam Wood
    Earl of Dunsinane
    Thane of Cawdor
    Prince of Scotland
  • Q5
    1.1-4 - Who is made heir to Duncan’s throne?
    Macduff’s son, Fleance
    Duncan’s son, Malcom
  • Q6
    1.5-7 - What does Lady Macbeth resolve to do?
    Kill Duncan herself.
    Protect Duncan from Macbeth’s blood lust.
    Whatever necessary to help Macbeth become king.
    Talk to the three witches.
  • Q7
    1.5-7 - What does Lady Macbeth think Macbeth lacks?
    The manliness to follow through on his ambitions
    The intelligence to be a king
    The ambition to ever become someone notable
  • Q8
    1.5-7 - What do Lady Macbeth’s words “unsex me here” mean?
    She vows not to have sex with Macbeth until he becomes king.
    She wants to have sex with evil spirits.
    She wants to set aside feminine sentiments that could hinder bloody ambitions.
    She wants her chambermaids to disguise her in men’s clothes.
  • Q9
    1.5-7 - What does Macbeth realize about the consequences of Duncan’s murder?
    Other than satisfying his own ambitions, it will make everything worse.
    Though he will become King, he’ll lose his hold on Cawdor.
    If the witches are right, he will become both a king and an immortal.
    It will be a simple and tidy route to achieving all his ambitions.
  • Q10
    1.5-7 - What is Lady Macbeth’s plan for murdering Duncan?
    Macbeth will hire three murderers to ambush Duncan when he’s returns to the castle on horseback.
    Macbeth will stab him in his sleep and plant the bloody evidence on the servants.
    Macbeth will pour poison in his ear while he sleeps and blame the King’s brother.
    Macbeth will push him out the window during a tour of the castle.

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