Shakespeare Bioquiz

Shakespeare Bioquiz

Easy quiz about William Shakespeare

published on May 03, 2010178 responses 6 3.5★ / 5

When was William Shakespeare born?

1564
1566
1550
1616
Nobody exactly knows Shakespeare's birthday

At what age did Shakespeare write his first play?

14
16
20
25
30

How many children did William Shakespeare have

1
2
3
No children at all

How old was Shakespeare when he got married?

16
17
18
19
20

What was the theatre in London that Shakespeare was associated with?

Her Majesty's Theatre
The Globe
The Queen's Theatre
The National Theatre

How old was Shakespeare when he died?

40
44
46
52
60

Shakespeare was born in what town or city?

London
Oxford
Stratford-upon-Avon
Reading
none of these

Who did Shakespeare marry?

Anne of Cleves
Anne Hathaway
Susanna Hall
Judith Quiney

To whom did Shakespeare dedicate his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis?

Queen Elizabeth
his wife
his daughter
Henry Wriothesley

How many photographs exist of William Shakespeare?

5
6
7
over 100
none

What nationality was Shakespeare?

Italian
Scottish
English
American

What is William Shakespeare most famous for?

Writing music
Writing Plays
Criticize the supreme court
Important politician

Which of the following statements are true?

Shakespeare wrote over 10 plays
Shakespeare wrote over 20 plays
Shakespeare wrote over 40 plays

Which river is associated with Shakespeare's birth place?

Thames
Avon
Ribble
Tern

Which famous Shakespearian play does the quote "To be, or not to be: that is the question?" come from?

Othello
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
King Lear

Which famous Shakespearian play does the quote "Et tu, Brute" come from?

Othello
Hamlet
Julius Caesar
Antony and Cleopatra

Which famous Shakespearian play does the quote "But love is blind, and lovers cannot see" come from?

Julius Caesar
The Merchant of Venice
Measure for Measure
Timon of Athens
Romeo and Juliet

Who is Hamlet?

Prince of Denmark
King of Denmark
Politician
Thane of Cawdo

In what year was the Globe Theater built?

1580
1588
1599
1611

Shylock is the villain in which play?

Timon of Athens
Coriolanus
The Merchant of Venice