Macbeth Practice Test

Macbeth Practice Test

Mr. Flaim's Gr. 11 English Class. This is a practice test featuring information from both Macbeth and Mr. Flaim's notes.

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What are the four humors?

Blood, Red Bile, Black Bile, Yellow Bile
Blue Bile, Yellow Bile, Black Bile, White Bile
Blood, Black Bile, Yellow Bile, Phlegm
Blood, Phlegm, Black Bile, White Bile

Where is Macbeth's castle?

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

Who is the leader of the English army?

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

Where were the mercenaries from?

How many predictions do the witches make for Macbeth when he visits them for the first time?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

What is Macbeth's original title?

Where are deceased kings buried?

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What was the name of the ship?

An officer of the king's household who goes ahead to prepare for the king's reception and accommodation


What is a Graymalkin?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

How many rebels are there?


Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

"I have begun to plant thee, and will labour to make thee full of growing." is an example of what motif?

"Make our face's vizards to our hearts, disguising what they are" is an example of what motif?

What is the number of the witch?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

Where are new kings crowned?

For whom was Macbeth written?

Select the one correct answers
Shakespeare's lover.
King James.
The black lady.
Queen Elizabeth I.

What is the word for lines of dialogues that create the impression of chaos and/or fast speaking?

What are the three significant questions Macbeth asks Banquo before he has him killed?

Select the three correct answers
Goes Fleance with you?
What good could they pretend?
Ride you this afternoon?
Is't far you ride?
That you can let this go?

What snack was the witch denied?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

What word means to stain red?

What country does Malcolm go to?

Where will the rebels meet before they attack Macbeth's castle?

Who is the goddess of witches, sorcerers, and ghosts?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What is Macduff's title?

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

Horses eating each other after Duncan's murder is an example of what dramatic device? (Hint: Not irony)

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

What is a Paddock?

"Why do you dress me in borrow'd robes?" is an example of what motif?

Who is suspicious of Macbeth's actions following Duncan's murder?

What do you call a soldier that kill themselves? (Historical allusion)

Witches were said to control _ ?


Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

What is a funeral bell?

What is the ornament of life?

"Brandish'd steel" is an example of what literary device?

Who is responsible for putting Macbeth's armour on him?

Which animals do witches hate?

What is parricide?

The murder of one's parrot.
The murder of one's brother.
The murder of one's father.

Which thane is related to Macduff?

What castle is the most fortified?

Where was the sailor headed?

Who defined the tragic hero?

What country does Donalbain go to?

Name the person who's son fights in the battle against Macbeth?

Which thane was working with Norway?

What country is Sweno the king of?