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?

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

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

What is the number of the witch?

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 rebels are there?


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

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

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

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


Which thane is related to Macduff?

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

Witches were said to control _ ?


Where are deceased kings buried?

Which thane was working with Norway?

What is parricide?

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

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

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

What is the ornament of life?

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

Where are new kings crowned?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

What is Macbeth's original title?

What country does Donalbain go to?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

Who defined the tragic hero?

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 name of Duncan's younger son?

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

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

What is a Graymalkin?

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

What word means to stain red?

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

Which animals do witches hate?

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

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

What snack was the witch denied?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

What country is Sweno the king of?

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

What is Macduff's title?

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

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What is a funeral bell?

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

What is a Paddock?

Who is the leader of the English army?

Where was the sailor headed?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

What was the name of the ship?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What castle is the most fortified?

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