Macbeth Act II and Act III Quiz

Name of Banquo’s son who is keeping watch at the beginning of Act II Fleance
“Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?” (Who said this?) Macbeth
“That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold.” (Who said this?) Lady Macbeth
Why didn’t Lady Macbeth kill Duncan herself? He looked like her father
Macbeth, because of his guilt now, is afraid that he will never be able to ___________ again. sleep
The two main symbols of Act II Scene II, and what each represents 1. Blood – represents guilt2. Water – represents cleansing
“Will a great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand? No…” (Who said this?) Macbeth
“A little water cleans of this deed. How easy is it, then!” (Who said this?) Lady Macbeth
First person to discover the king’s body in his chamber Macduff
Names of the two sons of Duncan and where each will flee (which countries) 1. Malcolm – will flee to England2. Donaldbain – will flee to Ireland
____________ “faints” when the news of Duncan’s death goes forth. Lady Macbeth
“Where we are, There’s daggers in men’s smiles. The near in blood, the nearer bloody”. (Who said this?) Donaldbain
City in which Macbeth will be crowned Scone
City in which Duncan will be buried Colmekill
“The sleeping and the dead are but as pictures; ’tis the eye of childhood That fears a painted devil.” (Who said it? What does it mean?) 1. Lady Macbeth2. **
What Banquo fears concerning Macbeth’s new title he played foully for it
Banquo’s afternoon plans riding
The two “bloody cousins” who are now “bestowed in England and Ireland” 1. Malcolm2. Donaldbain
Macbeth fears Banquo because the witches hail him father to a line of kings
Macbeth calls his crown “________________ and his scepter “________________” 1. Fruitless2. Barren
What 2 people visit Macbeth? 1. Murderer 12. Murderer 2
Macbeth convinces these men that _________________ is the cause of their problems. Banquo
The two people Macbeth wants killed 1. Banquo2. His son
This scene ends with a r______ c_______. Rhymed Couplet
Macbeth is upset because: “We have ________ the snake, not killed it.” scotched
Give a synonym for scotched injured
Lady Macbeth is afraid her husband’s looks will reveal his thoughts: she tells him to be” _____________ and ______________ among your guests tonight” 1. Bright2. Jovial
Give a synonym or short definition for “scorpions” (III ii 37) evil doings
Who is murdered?/Who escapes? 1. Banquo2. Fleance
Synonym for “worm” (III iv 29) Little snake
Who is “The Worm”? (III iv 29) Fleance
Whose ghost appears at Macbeth’s feast? Banquo
Why can’t Macbeth take his place at the banquet table? Banquo is in his chair
*Who makes excuses for Macbeth’s behavior?* **
Give an adjective to describe Lady Macbeth’s aside speeches to Macbeth. angry
Who dismisses the guests? Lady Macbeth
Macbeth is angry because _____________ did not attend the feast (he feels slighted.) Macduff
(III iv 143) “initiate fear” footnote; Macbeth says he will “not be troubled by ghosts”… “when he has more ____________ in murder” (A foreshadowing?) experience
Give an adjective to describe Hecate in III v angry
Give 2 adjectives to describe the Scottish nobleman Lennox in III vi 1. Sympathetic2. Innocent
Where has Macduff gone?/Whom does he go to see there? 1. England2. Malcolm (king)

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