Shakespeare MCQs Part 05 l 700 Questions with Answers l Shakespeare

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Q. Shakespeare was……….of his parents?
Ans. The eldest surviving son
Q. Shakespeare earned through playwriting and other literary works……..a year?
Ans. 200 pounds
Q. Shakespeare’s health began to fall at the age of………?
Ans. 50
Q. Shakespeare was buried……….after his death?
Ans. Two days
Q. In As You Like It, who accompanies Rosalind to the forest of Arden?
Ans. Celia
Q. In which play has Shakespeare presented ‘a royal criminal’?
Ans. Richard lll
Q. “Marlowe simply prepared the way for the master who was to follow.” Who is the master referred to in this remark?
Ans. Shakespeare
Q. The twin brother of Viola in Twelfth Night is……..?
Ans. Sebastian
Q. Shakespearean tragedy is the tragedy of……….?
Ans. Character
Q. When Shakespeare was born, Queen Elizabeth had been reigning nearly………?
Ans. Six years
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Q. Who was Shakespeare’s father?
Ans. John Shakespeare
Q. Shakespeare’s father-in-law was……..?
Ans. A farmer
Q. Who said that Shakespeare has no heroes but only heroines?
Ans. John Ruskin
Q. The last plays of Shakespeare are called…..?
Ans. Dramatic romances
Q. The term Bard of Avon is used for……?
Ans. Shakespeare
Q. Shakespeare’s comedies are set away from………?
Ans. City life
Q. Shakespearean plays were written for……..?
Ans. Performance rather than publication
Q. Who said that the play King Lear is too great for stage?
Ans. Charles Lamb
Q. Shakespeare’s friend Hamnet had left how much money at his death to Shakespeare?
Ans. Thirty-six Shillings and eight Pence
Q. Shakespeare was arrested in………?
Ans. 1585
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Q. Shakespeare is buried inside the………?
Ans. Trinity Church
Q. Shakespeare had established himself in London as an actor and dramatist by…….?
Ans. 1592
Q. How did the original audience respond to the ending of King Lear?
Ans. They were so disturbed that an alternate ending was created, in which Cordelia lives
Q. In King Lear, why does Goneril give Oswald a letter for Edmund?
Ans. She wants Edmund to kill Albany, her husband
Q. At the end of the play King Lear, who is going to be the next king?
Ans. Edgar
Q. Which event is proof of King Lear’s madness and delirium?
Ans. The trial he holds for Goneril and Regan with the fool and poor Tom as judges
Q. In the play King Lear, when Edgar is disguised and pretending to be insane, by what name does he go?
Ans. Poor Tom
Q. When did the events depicted in King Lear supposedly occur?
Ans. The 8th century BCE
Q. Which river is associated with Shakespeare’s birthplace?
Ans. Avon
Q. How many of Shakespeare’s plays are classified as histories?
Ans. 10
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Q. How many photographs exist of Shakespeare?
Ans. 2
Q. Shakespeare’s greatness as a playwright is due to his true characterization, universality and………?
Ans. Natural dialogues
Q. In Othello, the word honest is repeatedly and ironically used for……..?
Ans. The villain of the play named Iago
Q. Macbeth was written to please…….?
Ans. King James l
Q. Which Shakespearean play is an instance of Senecan tragedy?
Ans. Macbeth
Q. An important characteristic of Shakespearean comedies is……..?
Ans. Mistaken identities
Q. A major character in Shakespearean play sings mostly because……..?
Ans. They are suffering from mental illness
Q. The play Macbeth was influenced by……?
Ans. The 1605 Gunpowder Plot
Q. There is a perfect unity of tone and effect in………..?
Ans. Shakespearean tragedy
Q. The female characters in Shakespeare’s plays are much less important in……..?
Ans. Tragedies
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Q. The theme of a Shakespearean tragedy is the struggle between……..?
Ans. Good and evil
Q. Who made an advance over the blank verse and favored the use of blank verse in short verses?
Ans. Shakespeare
Q. The name of the London theater that Shakespeare is most commonly associated with is………?
Ans. The Globe Theater
Q. Which play of Shakespeare was about the leader of Rome?
Ans. Julius Caesar
Q. Shakespeare had……..?
Ans. 3 kids which included twins as well
Q. In the play King Lear, what does the play suggest about betrayers?
Ans. They ultimately betray each other
Q. In King Lear, which two characters parallel each other the most?
Ans. King Lear and Gloucester
Q. In King Lear, why is Kent thrown into the stocks?
Ans. For beating Oswald with the flat of his sword
Q. Before the battle between the French and English armies, to whose camp is King Lear brought?
Ans. Cordelia’s
Q. Shakespeare borrowed blank verse and conception of tragedy from…….?
Ans. Christopher Marlowe

Q. Shakespeare borrowed the conception of romantic tragedy from……..?
Ans. Lyly
Q. An essential element of Shakespearean tragedy is………..?
Ans. The hero dies at the end
Q. Does Shakespeare believe in poetic justice?
Ans. No
Q. Hermione, the Queen of Sicilia, was born in………?
Ans. Russia
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, Polixenes and Leontes are solid friends until what happens?
Ans. Leontes thinks his wife is having an affair with Polixenes
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, who said the following: “I am yours forever?”
Ans. Hermione
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, who was Archidamus?
Ans. A lord of Bohemia
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, who was first to announce that the king’s daughter had been found?
Ans. Rogero
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, what is the name Florizel assumes while in disguise?
Ans. Doricles
Q. What is the common point of Othello and Macbeth?
Ans. Both are Generals
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Q. Who wrote, “We can say of Shakespeare that never has a man turned so little knowledge into such great account?”
Ans. T S Eliot
Q. Who said about Shakespeare, “He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life?”
Ans. Emerson
Q. Who said, “The passages of Shakespeare that we most prize were never quoted until within this century?”
Ans. Emerson
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, Who is to marry Paulina at the play’s conclusion?
Ans. Camillo
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, whose untimely death was announced during the trial of Hermione?
Ans. Mamillius
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, who is the first speaker in the play?
Ans. Archidamus
Q. In The Winter’s Tale, how many years was the king’s daughter lost?
Ans. 16
Q. The main theme of Macbeth is……..?
Ans. The dangers of ambition
Q. Where does most of the play Macbeth take place?
Ans. Scotland
Q. Shakespeare’s Third Folio was published in…….?
Ans. 1663

Q. Shakespeare’s Fourth Folio was published in……..?
Ans. 1685
Q. A lady novelist of the Victorian Age is said to have been influenced by Shakespeare. Who was she?
Ans. Emile Bronte
Q. Name a play of Ben Jonson in which Shakespeare acted?
Ans. Every Man in His Humour
Q. How does Macbeth become the Thane of Cawdor?
Ans. He wins a big battle for king Duncan
Q. How does Macbeth persuade the murderers to kill Banquo?
Ans. He taunts them for their lack of manliness
Q. What do the weird sisters promise to Macbeth?
Ans. The Kingdom of Scotland
Q. The most important journals devoted to the study of Shakespeare are Shakespeare Survey and…….?
Ans. Shakespeare Quarterly
Q. It is believed that Shakespeare was found guilty of deer poaching in the garden of……?
Ans. Thomas Lucy
Q. “I do not remember that any book, person or event made so great an impression upon me as the plays of Shakespeare.” Who said so?
Ans. Robert Goethe
Q. Which line of Shakespeare did Virginia Woolf repeat several times in her novel Mrs. Dalloway
Ans. “If music be the food of love, play on”

Q. Who is Venus in the poem Venus and Adonis by Shakespeare?
Ans. Goddess of love
Q. Venus and Adonis is written in…….. stanzas?
Ans. Six-line
Q. Shakespeare used……….in Venus and Adonis?
Ans. Iambic pentameter
Q. The basic theme of The Tempest is…….?
Ans. Forgiveness and freedom
Q. Who scripted the film Shakespeare in Love?
Ans. Tom Stoppard
Q. Who said, “Any consideration of the play (Othello) must be primarily occupied, not with its official hero, but with its villain?”
Ans. W H Auden
Q. The first certainly known performance of the play Othello occurred on………?
Ans. 1st of November, 1604
Q. Othello was also one of the twenty plays performed by the King’s Men during the winter of…….?
Ans. 1612
Q. Where does Iago tell Roderigo that Othello and Desdemona are sailing to from Cyprus?
Ans. Mauritania
Q. Who remarked about Shakespeare “In a word, he is the universal poet?”
Ans. J. Long

Q. Hamlet was written by Shakespeare, The Hamlet was written by…….?
Ans. Faulkner
Q. Who is the author of the poem titled “Shakespeare”?
Ans. Matthew Arnold
Q. Who is the first character to die in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet?
Ans. Polonius
Q. Which book of Shakespeare marked the beginning of his success?
Ans. Venus and Adonis
Q. Which character in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost overuses formal Latinate diction?
Ans. Holofernes
Q. Which play of Shakespeare has the largest number of rhyming lines?
Ans. Love’s Labour’s Lost
Q. Under the Greenwood Tree is a lyrical song in which play?
Ans. As You Like It
Q. Which play of Shakespeare is a farce full of boisterous fun and laughter?
Ans. Love’s Labour’s Lost
Q. Who is called The Bard?
Ans. Shakespeare
Q. Who wrote A Notebook on William Shakespeare?
Ans. Miss Edith Sitwell
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