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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How does Lady Macbeth die?


What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

What castle is the most fortified?

What is parricide?

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

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

What is the number of the witch?

What is the ornament of life?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

What country does Malcolm go to?

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

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

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

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

Who defined the tragic hero?

Where were the mercenaries from?

Where are deceased kings buried?

What is Macbeth's original title?

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

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 Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

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


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

Who is the leader of the English army?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

What snack was the witch denied?

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

What word means to stain red?

Witches were said to control _ ?


What was the name of the ship?

What is a Graymalkin?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What is a funeral bell?

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

What is Macduff's title?

What is a Paddock?

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

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

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

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

Which animals do witches hate?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

How many rebels are there?


Which thane was working with Norway?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

What country is Sweno the king of?

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

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

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

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

Where was the sailor headed?

Where are new kings crowned?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

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

What country does Donalbain go to?

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

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

Which thane is related to Macduff?