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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What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

Witches were said to control _ ?


What castle is the most fortified?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

Where are deceased kings buried?

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

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

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

What is the ornament of life?

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

Where were the mercenaries from?

What country does Donalbain 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 will the rebels meet before they attack Macbeth's castle?

Which thane was working with Norway?

What is Macduff's title?

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

Which thane is related to Macduff?

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

What word means to stain red?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

What country is Sweno the king of?

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

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

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What is parricide?

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

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 a Paddock?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

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

What country does Malcolm go to?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

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

Which animals do witches hate?

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


What is a funeral bell?

What snack was the witch denied?

Who defined the tragic hero?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

How many rebels are there?


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

What is the number of the witch?

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

Where was the sailor headed?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What was the name of the ship?

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

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

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 Graymalkin?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

Where are new kings crowned?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

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

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

Who is the leader of the English army?