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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Where were the mercenaries from?

What word means to stain red?

How many rebels are there?


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

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

What is Macbeth's original title?

What is the ornament of life?

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

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

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

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

What castle is the most fortified?

Where are new kings crowned?

Witches were said to control _ ?


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

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

What was the name of the ship?

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

What is a Paddock?

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What snack was the witch denied?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

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 is the name of Banquo's son?

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

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

What country does Donalbain go to?

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

What is Macduff's title?

What country is Sweno the king of?

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?

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

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

Which thane was working with Norway?

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

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

What is a Graymalkin?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

What country does Malcolm go to?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

What is parricide?

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

Which animals do witches hate?

Who is the leader of the English army?

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

Where are deceased kings buried?

Which thane is related to Macduff?

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

Where was the sailor headed?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

What is the number of the witch?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

Who defined the tragic hero?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

What is a funeral bell?

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