Macbeth Acts 1 & 2 Quiz

The 3 Witches What characters are introduced in scene 1?
Meet with Macbeth What specific plan is mentioned in scene 1 by the witches?
Thane A nobleman, powerful
Duncan King of Scotland, father to Donalbain and Malcolm
Macbeth Professed by the 3 witches to become Thane of Cawdor and then King
MacDonwald, King of Norway, and Thane of Cawdor What 3 men ar leading troops into battle against Duncan?
Macbeth Who defeated and killed MacDonwald?
Execution What is the Thane of Cawdor’s punishment for traitorous activities?
Macbeth Who is named Thane of Cawdor?
Macbeth Who was Thane of Glamis?
Banquo Strong soldier, one of Macbeth’s good friends
Banquo Professed by the 3 witches to never become king but his sons will become king; says he is lower in power than Macbeth but a better man than Macbeth
The sailor was killed What revenge do the witched plan for the sailor whose wife wouldn’t share her chestnuts?
They don’t have complete control Describe the witches power
Macbeth Who believes the witches the most?
Killing King Duncan What “horrible image” of which Macbeth speaks?
Being named heir What further reward does Macbeth hope to receive from Duncan?
Malcolm Who does Duncan name his heir?
Macbeth’s Castle at Inverness Where is Duncan to stay the night?
Too kind How does Lady Macbeth characterize her husband in scene 5?
Rid her of her feminine weakness What does Lady Macbeth mean by “unsex” in scene 5?
Able to kill Duncan Why does Lady Macbeth want to be “unsexed”?
Be a good/innocent host What warning does Lady Macbeth give her husband in scene 5?
Over the top/gracious How does Lady Macbeth greet Duncan?
Jealousy What is Macbeth’s only reason to kill Duncan?
Doesn’t want to tarnish his honor What reason does Macbeth give Lady Macbeth for not wanting to kill Duncan?
His mind changes too easily What is Macbeth’s flaw?
A coward What does Lady Macbeth call Macbeth to finally get him to agree to kill Duncan?
Crush a baby’s skull What does Lady Macbeth say she would do to prove her love to Macbeth?
Dreams of the witches What “cursed thoughts” does Banquo have?
He never thinks of the witches What lie does Macbeth tell Banquo?
Guilt What causes Macbeth to hallucinate a dagger floating in the air in front of him?
Knell A funeral bell; calling Duncan to heaven and Macbeth to hell
Owl What omen of death does Lady Macbeth hear?
Duncan looked like her father Why was Lady Macbeth not able to commit the murder?
Macbeth Believes that nothing will be able to wash the blood and guilt from their hands
Lady Macbeth Believes that water will easily wash the murder from them
Lady Macbeth Who is the ring leader in the plot against Duncan?
Macduff and Lennox Who comes in the night of the murder to Inverness?
Macduff Who discovers the murder of Duncan?
They are accused of the murder Why does Macbeth kill the guards?
Drugs them What does Lady Macbeth do to the servants before they kill Duncan?
Macbeth is looking guilty Why did Lady Macbeth pretend to faint?
England Where does Malcolm flee to?
Ireland Where does Donalbain flee to?
Macbeth Who is named King when Duncan is murdered?
Malcolm and Donalbain Who does the public believe killed Duncan?
Macduff Who doesn’t attend Macbeth’s coronation because he knows Macbeth is guilty?
Macbeth Who do Ross, Macduff, Banquo and Lennox believe murdered Duncan?
Nature goes crazy In stories, what happens when there is a murder or something really bad happens?

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