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 snack was the witch denied?

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


What is the number of the witch?

Where are new kings crowned?

Who lies and says he has no virtues?

What title is Malcolm given by Duncan?

Which king does Malcolm go to for help in England?

What country is Sweno the king of?

What is the ornament of life?

What is the name of Duncan's younger son?

What is a funeral bell?

Who defined the tragic hero?

Where were the mercenaries from?

What castle is the most fortified?

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?

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

Which thane is related to Macduff?

Where was the sailor headed?

What is the name of Banquo's son?

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

What was the name of the traitor Macbeth beheaded?

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

What country does Donalbain go to?

Which animals are associated with evil? (3)

Select the three correct answers

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

What is parricide?

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

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

What Scottish territory did the Norwegians conquer?

What is a Graymalkin?

If the thanes are pearls; who is the crown?

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

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?

Who is Bellona's bridegroom?

Which character provides comic relief following the murder of Duncan?

Macduff's son

Where is Macbeth's castle?

What word means to stain red?

What is Macbeth's original title?

Where are deceased kings buried?

Which thane was working with Norway?

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

What is a posset?

Monetary deposit
Bird of ill-omen

Witches were said to control _ ?


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.

How many rebels are there?


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?

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 ghost does Macbeth see in his seat?

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

How does Lady Macbeth die?


What is Macduff's title?

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

Who is the leader of the English army?

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

What country does Malcolm go to?

What was the name of the ship?

Which animals do witches hate?