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

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

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?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

Which thane is related to Macduff?

Where are deceased kings buried?

What castle is the most fortified?

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

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

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

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

Who defined the tragic hero?

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

What is Macbeth's original title?

What was the name of the ship?

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

Which thane was working with Norway?

What country does Donalbain go to?

What is a Graymalkin?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What is the number of the witch?

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?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

What is a funeral bell?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

What country is Sweno the king of?

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

What is parricide?

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

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

What country does Malcolm go to?

What is Macduff's title?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

What is the ornament of life?

Who is the leader of the English army?

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

Where is Macbeth's castle?

Where were the mercenaries from?

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

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

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

What word means to stain red?

How does Lady Macbeth die?


How many rebels are there?


"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 snack was the witch denied?

Witches were said to control _ ?


Which animals do witches hate?

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

What is a Paddock?

Where are new kings crowned?

Where was the sailor headed?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

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

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?