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by William Shakespeare

Macbeth Quiz 1

1. What does Macbeth do to Macdonald after he defeats him?

  • He takes him prisoner and brings him to Duncan
  • Rips out his heart
  • Cuts off his head and places it on the battlements
  • Takes his family crest and title

2. What new title does Macbeth receive early in Act one?

  • Thane of Glamis
  • Thane of Cawdor
  • King of Scotland
  • Earl of Northumberland

3. The Weird Sisters greet Macbeth as ________________.

  • Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, and King hereafter
  • Thane of Cawdor, Thane of Fife, and King hereafter
  • Thane of Glamis, Thane of Fife, and father of kings
  • Thane of Cawdor, Thane of Lochaber, and Thane of Glamis

4. How do the Weird Sisters greet Banquo?

  • "Thou shalt be king of Scotland!"
  • "Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none."
  • "Hail, king hereafter!"
  • "O valiant cousin!"

5. Who does Duncan name as his successor?

  • Banquo
  • Macbeth
  • Macduff
  • Malcolm

6. Lady Macbeth calls on supernatural powers to _____________.

  • "sleek o'er your rugged looks"
  • "hover through fog and filthy air"
  • "beguile the time"
  • "unsex me here"

7. Who will the Macbeths frame as Duncan's murderer?

  • Donalbain
  • Banquo
  • Macduff
  • Duncan's bodyguards

8. Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth "When you durst do it, then ___________."

  • wilt thou be king
  • will I love you
  • 'twere well it were done quickly
  • you were a man

9. What does Lady Macbeth say she would do with her child if she had to?

  • Abandon it
  • Give up her life for it
  • Cut off its head
  • Dash its brains out

10. What does Banquo think about the witches' predictions?

  • He wishes they would not come true
  • He dreams that they may come true, but he will do nothing about them
  • He will try to make them come true, no matter what it takes
  • He doesn't believe them

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