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 are deceased kings buried?

What country does Donalbain go to?

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

Which animals do witches hate?

Where are new kings crowned?

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

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

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

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

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?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

Witches were said to control _ ?


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

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

Which thane was working with Norway?

The reference to bearbaiting is an example of what?

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

What is a Paddock?

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

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

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

What country is Sweno the king of?

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


How many rebels are there?


What is Macduff's title?

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

Who is the leader of the English army?

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

What is the name of Banquo's son?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

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

For whom was Macbeth written?

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

What is Macbeth's original title?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

Where is Macbeth's castle?

Where was the sailor headed?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

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

What is the number of the witch?

What is a funeral bell?

What ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

What castle is the most fortified?

What country does Malcolm go to?

What is the ornament of life?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

What snack was the witch denied?

Which thane is related to Macduff?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

What word means to stain red?

Where were the mercenaries from?

Where does Hecate tell the witches to meet Macbeth?

What is parricide?

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

What was the name of the ship?

Who defined the tragic hero?

What is a Graymalkin?

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

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

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