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 was the sailor headed?

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

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

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

What was the name of the ship?

What is the ornament of life?

What country does Malcolm go to?

Where are new kings crowned?

What country is Sweno the king of?

How many rebels are there?


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

Where is Macbeth's castle?

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

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

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

Which animals do witches hate?

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

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

Which thane is related to Macduff?

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

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

Which thane was working with Norway?

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What is Macduff's title?

Who is the leader of the English army?

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

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


What is parricide?

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

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

Witches were said to control _ ?


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

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

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

What is Macbeth's original title?

What is a Paddock?

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

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

Where are deceased kings buried?

Where were the mercenaries from?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

What snack was the witch denied?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

Who defined the tragic hero?

What country does Donalbain go to?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

What is a Graymalkin?

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

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?

What is a funeral bell?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

What is the number of the witch?

What castle is the most fortified?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What word means to stain red?

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?