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Shakespeare's Macbeth
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1. Q: Who was the King of Scotland?

B: Duncan

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2. Q: Who was the officer attending to Macbeth?

A: Seyton

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3. Q: Who was Banquo's son?

D: Fleance

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4. Q: Who were the generals of the King's army?

D: Banquo and Macbeth

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5. Q: Who was Earl of Northumberland and a general of the English forces?

C: Siward

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6. Q: In what country is Macbeth primarily set?

C: Scotland

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7. Q: Where does the first scene take place?

A: a desert place

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8. Q: Who are the major characters in the first scene?

C: Three witches

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9. Q: What is Macbeth's reward for defeating the rebels?

B: He becomes the Thane of Cawdor

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10. Q: Who predicts that Macbeth will become king?

A: the three witches

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11. Q: Who does Duncan name as successor to his throne?

D: Malcolm

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12. Q: Who comes up with the plot to kill King Duncan?

B: Lady Macbeth

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13. Q: When Macbeth hears the bell toll, what does he think this portends?

A: Duncan going to heaven or hell

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14. Q: How does Macbeth kill Duncan?

B: with daggers

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15. Q: Who does Macbeth and Lady Macbeth blame for the king's murder?

D: the guards

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16. Q: Who flees Scotland because they are afraid of being blamed for the king's murder?

C: Malcolm and Donalbain

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17. Q: Who does Macbeth plot after he kills the king?

A: Banquo and Fleance

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18. Q: Who escapes being murdered by Macbeth's killers?

B: Fleance

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19. Q: Who's ghost appears to Macbeth at a banquet in Act III?

A: Banquo

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20. Q: Who scolds the three witches for not being included in their plans for Macbeth?

B: Hecate

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21. Q: Who forms an army to overthrow Macbeth?

C: Malcolm

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22. Q: "Who says ""double, double toil and trouble""?"

D: the three witches

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23. Q: Which of the following was not told to Macbeth by the three ghosts?

A: That he would be king

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24. Q: Who's family does Macbeth have killed because of his betrayal?

C: Macduff's

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25. Q: Who does Lady Macbeth confess to while talking in her sleep?

A: a doctor and gentlewoman

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26. Q: "When does Macbeth say that life ""is a tale/Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury/Signifying nothing."" ?"

B: After Lady Macbeth dies

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27. Q: How does Malcom's army fulfill the witches prophesy?

C: by camouflaging themselves with branches from the trees of Birnam Wood

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28. Q: Who kills Macbeth in a dual at the end of the play?

D: Maduff

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29. Q: How is it that Macduff is not of a woman born?

A: he was prematurely ripped from the womb

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30. Q: How many Acts are there in Macbeth?

C: 5

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