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?

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

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

What is a funeral bell?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

What is parricide?

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

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


What is Macbeth's original title?

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

Which thane was working with Norway?

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

What is the ornament of life?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What country is Sweno the king of?

What is the name of Duncan's younger 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?

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.

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

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

Witches were said to control _ ?


What is a Paddock?

Where are new kings crowned?

What word means to stain red?

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

What country does Malcolm go to?

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 was the sailor headed?

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

What is Macduff's title?

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

Which animals do witches hate?

What is a Graymalkin?

What country does Donalbain go to?

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

What was the name of the ship?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

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

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

Where are deceased kings buried?

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

What is the number of the witch?

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

What snack was the witch denied?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

Where were the mercenaries from?

Who is the leader of the English army?

How many rebels are there?


Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What castle is the most fortified?

Which thane is related to Macduff?