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 defined the tragic hero?

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

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

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

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

What is Macduff's title?

What is a funeral bell?

Which thane is related to Macduff?

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

What country does Donalbain go to?

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

Where are new kings crowned?

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

How many rebels are there?


What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

What was the name of the ship?

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

What country is Sweno the king of?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

What country does Malcolm go to?

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


What castle is the most fortified?

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.

What is parricide?

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

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

Who is the leader of the English army?

Where are deceased kings buried?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

Witches were said to control _ ?


What is a Paddock?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

Which thane was working with Norway?

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

What snack was the witch denied?

What is Macbeth's original title?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

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

What is a Graymalkin?

How does Lady Macbeth die?


Where were the mercenaries from?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

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

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

Which animals do witches hate?

What word means to stain red?

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

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

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

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

Where was the sailor headed?

What is the ornament of life?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

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 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 the number of the witch?