Macbeth

True/False: Macbeth has just defended King Duncan in a war true
True/False: The title of Thane of Cawdor was given to Macbeth true
True/False: Banquo notices Macbeth’s uneasy reaction to the witches’ prophecies true
True/False: The witches’ first prediction for Macbeth comes true true
True/False: Duncan is undecided about who his heir should be false
True/False: Lady Macbeth wants to discourage her husband’s ambition false
True/False: As he enters Macbeth’s castle, Duncan feels a foreboding of evil false
True/False: At first, Macbeth hesitates to murder the king true
True/False: Macbeth refuses to listen to his wife’s promptings false
True/False: Lady Macbeth carefully plots Duncan’s murder true
The witch’s tale of the sailor indicates that the weird sisters are____ malicious
The irony in Macbeth’s new title, Thane of Cawdor, is that ____ Cawdor betrayed Duncan
The “horrible imaginings’ that Macbeth fears more than reality are of ____ the crimes he may have to commit
Lady Macbeth prays that she be “unsexed” so that ____ all humane, motherly instincts will leave her
In his soliloquy in Scene 7 of act 1, Macbeth foresees that ____ Duncan’s murder will lead to retribution
“Peace! The charm’s wound up” trap is set
“If you can look into the seeds of time…” future
“why do you dress me/in borrowed robes?” pay me honor that is not mine
“…to be all and the end all…” conclusion
“…I have bought/Golden opinions from all sorts of people…” won the praise of
True/False: Banquo has forgotten about the witches’ prophecies false
True/False: Macbeth feels that murdering Duncan would be an act of wickedness true
True/False: Lady Macbeth drugs Duncan’s guards into a deep sleep true
True/False: Macbeth foresees his wife to commit the murder false
True/False: Macbeth smears the servants with Duncan’s blood false
True/False: Macduff and Lennox arrive to awaken the king true
True/False: Macbeth says that he has killed Duncan’s servants to avenge the King’s murder true
True/False: Malcolm and Donalbain leave hastily because they want to find evidence that will incriminate Macbeth false
True/False: Ross and Macduff suspect Duncan’s sons of plotting the murder true
True/False: Macbeth’s installation as king is delayed indefinately false
The dagger that Macbeth sees in his scene 1 soliloquy of act 2 ____ is part of a hallucination
Lady Macbeth hesitates to kill the sleeping king because ___ he reminds her of her own father
After the king’s murder, Macbeth reveals ____ great agitation and fear
In this scene, natural events are reported that are ___ omens of evil
Banquo wants to meet with the other nobles in order to ___ discover the purpose of the murder
to add to, supplement to augment
to babble to prate
to soak to steep
to ring or to sound a bell to knell
insane mad
unsteady infirm
very numerous multitudinous
to bury to entomb
difficult rough
irreverent sacrilegious
True/False: Banquo refuses Macbeth’s invitation to dinner false
True/False: Macbeth hires two men to kill Banquo and Fleance true
True/False: Banquo’s son manages to escape true
True/False: Before the dinner, Macbeth looks confidently toward the future false
True/False: Banquo’s ghost sits in Macbeth’s place at the table true
True/False: All the guests see the ghostly figure false
True/ False: Lady Macbeth explains that her husband’s wild words are caused by his guilt false
True/False: Macbeth is relieved that Macduff has failed to appear false
True/False: Hecate and the weird sisters plan another meeting with Macbeth true
True/False: Macduff has left to aid one of Duncan’s sons in a rebellion against Macbeth true
As he considers Macbeth’s kingship, Banquo feels ____ glimmers of hope for his own future
Macbeth wants Banquo dead so that ____ his crime will not benefit Banquo’s children
In saying “what’s done is done”, Lady Macbeth suggests that she and Macbeth should ____ accept the finality of their deed
In his response to his wife, Macbeth demonstrates ____ a drive towards further evil
Macbeth is seized by a “fit” when __ he learns that Fleance is still alive
Macbeth describes the ghost at dinner as ____ covered with blood
Lady Macbeth tries to bring Macbeth to his senses by _____ scolding him
Macbeth hints to his wife that _____ he must kill again
Hecate intends to punish Macbeth for his ____ overconfidence
At the beginning of scene 6 in act 3, Lennox speaks of Macbeth’s sorrow and nobility in a tone that is ____ sarcastic
“he hath a wisdom that doth guide his valor to act in safety” He doesn’t act rashly
“Things without all remedy should be without regard…” If you can’t do anything about a situation, forget about it
“Be innocent of the knowledge…till thou applaud the deed” It is safer not to know about plans until after they are carried out
“…blood will have blood” one evil deed leads to another
“This is the vert painting of your fear” You had an hallucination brought on by your terror
True/False: Macbeth does not want to hear the predictions of the witches false
True/False: The first apparition tells Macbeth not to fear Macduff false
True/ False: The second and third prophecies provide unimportant information false
True/False: Macbeth orders the Thane of Fife’s wife and children murdered true
True/False: The King of England has allied himself with Duncan’s son true
True/False: Macduff joins Malcolm in order to spy on him false
True/False: Malcolm describes in detail the character traits of a bad king true
True/False: Malcolm is finally convinced that Macduff has Scotland’s interests at heart true
True/False: Macduff accepts calmly the news about his family false
True/False: Malcolm is about to take revenge upon Macbeth true
The witch’s words, “something wicked this way comes” refers to ____ Macbeth
Lady Macduff dies believing that her husband is ____ a traitor
Macbeth lashes out at Macduff’s family to assure that ______ no descendant of Macduff will claim the crown
Malcolm pretends that he is too evil to become king in order to _____ ascertain Macduff’s loyalty
Ross hesitates to report the slaying of Macduff’s wife and children because ____ the message is too painful to relate
“A deed without a name” too awful to discuss
“… none of woman born/ shall harm Macbeth” who was born naturally
“…and even now/ to crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and done” let the action happen immediately
“Those precious motives, those strong knots of love…” family bonds
“I…delight/ no less in truth than life” believe that truth is as important as life
What is the tone of the play set by the witches? “Fair is Foul & Foul is Fair”
Who was the traitor defeated by Duncan? Tharc of Cauda
What does subjunctive tense mean? not sure of yourself
What does imperative tense mean? very confident about yourself
Where is the theme of conflict driven? Malcolm named heir to Duncan; makes the situation complicated
What are the 3 apparitions the witches show Macbeth? 1. armed head2. bloody child3. child crowned with a tree branch
King of Scotland Duncan
Who are Duncan’s sons? Malcolm & Donalbain
Who are the generals of the Scottish Army? Macbeth and Banquo
Who were the Noblemen of Scotland? Macduff, Lennox, Ross, Menteith, Angus, and Caithness
Who was the son of Banquo? Fleance

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