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Shakespeare Quizzes

Shakespeare’s Opening Lines: The Quiz
If music be the food of love, play on…
As you probably guessed, the famous line above opens Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. But which Shakespearean drama opens with the line, “I wonder how the king escaped our hands?” Take our quiz and see how well you know your Shakespeare! To the quiz…
Shakespeare’s Histories: The Quiz
King Henry IV. From Cassell's History of England, Vol.1Many scholars believe that the history plays contain Shakespeare’s own political philosophy regarding the role and nature of a truly great monarch. Others contend that “writing the philosophy of history was not Shakespeare’s business.” But all will agree that Shakespeare could dramatize English history like no other. The following quiz will test your knowledge of Shakespeare’s histories. It is a challenge, but detailed answers are provided. Good luck! To the quiz…
The Ultimate Hamlet Quiz
Source: clipart.comWe are all familiar with the story of the Prince of Denmark who must avenge his father’s death, but sometimes recalling the events, lines, and minor characters in the play is a challenge. To the quiz…
The Ultimate Macbeth Quiz
Macbeth's Daggers. From Stories from Shakespeare by Maria Pratt.Macbeth is Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy and one of his most popular plays. Although the story of Macbeth and his downfall may be familiar, sometimes recalling specific events and minor characters in the play is a challenge. Take our quiz and see how you measure up. Detailed answers are provided. Good luck! To the quiz…