Macbeth quizzes on sparknotes

Who kills macbeth Macduff
How many men reign as king of Scotland throughout the play? three
Whom does Lady Macbeth frame for the murder of Duncan? Duncan’s drunken chamberlains
Who kills Banquo A group of murderers hired by Macbeth
Which of the following best describes lady Macbeth’s death Offstage
Who discovers Duncan’s body Macduff
Whom does Macbeth see sitting in his chair during the banquet? Banquo’s ghost
What bison does Macbeth have before he kills Duncan A floating dagger pointing him to Duncan’s chamber
With whom are the Scots at war at the beginning of the play? Norway
Which nation’s army invades Scotland at the end of the play? England
Who is the goddes of witchcraft in the play Hecate
Who kills Donalbain no one
What happens to lady Macbeth before she does She sleepwalks
Who kills Lord Siward’s son? Macbeth
Where are Scottish kings crowned? Scone
Why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth despite the witches prophecy Born by cesarean section
Where is Duncan killed? In his bedchamber at Macbeth’s castle
Who flees Scotland to join Malcolm in England? Macduff
What was the weather like the night Duncan was murdered stormy, violent
Who kills Lady Macbeth? Lady Macbeth
Who flees Scotland immediately after Duncan’s death? Malcolm and Donalbain
Who jokes that he works at “hell gate”? porter
What title is Macbeth given after his victory described in Act 1? Thane of Cawdor
Who tells Macduff that his family has been killed? Ross
How does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane? Malcolm’s army hides behind cut-off tree branches
Who is the king when the play starts Duncan
Whom does Macbeth battle The armies of Norway and Ireland
Who do the witches prophesy Macbeth will. E king and Banquos children will be king
Who is made heir to Duncan’s throne His son Malcolm
What does lady Macbeth resolve to do Whatever necessary to help Macbeth become king
What does lady Macbeth think Macbeth lacks The manliness to follow through on his ambitions
What do lady Macbeth’s words unsex me here mean She wants to set aside feminine sentiments that could hinder bloody ambitious
What does macbeth realize about the consequences of Duncan’s murder Other than satisfying his own ambitions it will make everything worse
What is lady Macbeth plan for murdering duncan Macbeth will stab him in his sleep and plant the bloody evidence on the servants
Why is Banquo up late? He had nightmares about the witches
What eerie vision does Macbeth have before he kills Duncan? He sees a bloody dagger floating in front of him.
What does Macbeth hear a voice saying That he murdered sleep
Why does lady Macbeth say she didn’t kill the king herself he looked like her father in his sleep
How does lady Macbeth feel about how Macbeth carried out the murder She is ashamed by how scared he acts throughout the ordeal.
What does the porter say that drinking causes A red nose, sleep, urination, and impotence
Who kills the servants who look guilty of the murder Macbeth
How does lady Macbeth publicly react to the news of the murder She says it is horrible and pretends to faint.
Why do Malcom and Donalbain run away from the court? They fear that they are next to be murdered.
Why is Macbeth named king instead of Duncan’s son and heir Malcom Because Malcolm flight makes him look guilty
What does Banquo wonder about the witches prophecy If his descendants will really become kings
How does Macbeth feel about Banquo He fears that Banquo and his sons will cut short his reign
What does Macbeth hire three men to do Kill Banquo and his son
Does Lady Macbeth think this murder of Banquo and his son are necessary? No, but she’ll help him if he does.
Do the assassins succeed in killing Banquo and Fleance? They kill Banquo but Fleance escapes.
How does Macbeth feel about Fleance getting away unharmed It leaves him vulnerable.
What does Macbeth see when he entered the banquet Bloody ghost of banquo
How does lady Macbeth explain Macbeth’s odd behavior She says not to worry because he’s had strange visions since childhood
What does Hecate the goddes of witchcraft plan for Macbeth To show him Vinson’s that will falsely make him feel secure
Why does Macduff got to England To ask king Edward for aid In fighting Macbeth
How many apparitions do the witches show Macbeth? four
What does Macbeth do when he hears Macduff has flew to England He orders the murder of Macduff family
What do Macduff a wife and son argue about Wheeler Macduff has betrayed them or not
What does Malcolm say to test Macduff loyalty to Scotland He says he’s more ambitious, greedy, and bloodthirsty than Macbeth
What does Macduff plan when he hears what happened to his family Revenge on Macbeth
What does lady Macbeth obsess over as she goes mad Blood she cannot wash off her hands
What armeis join forces against Macbeth The Scottish and the British
What does it mean that birnam wood comes to dunsinane The advancing army rides to Dunsinane holding branches from Birnam wood.
In what way is Macduff not of woman born He was born by cesarean section
Who kills Macbeth and puts his head on a spike Macduff
Whose children are prophesied to one day inherit the thorn of Scotland Banquos
Who is Malcolm? Duncan’s son who becomes king at the end
Who is Macduff? A nobleman who leads the revolt against Macbeth
Who first leads Macbeth’s thoughts toward murder as a means to his ambitious ends? The three witches
Which kind does Macbeth murder in the begging of the play Duncan
What kind of warrior does Macbeth sound like as described by he wounded captain at the beginning of the play Honorable, brave, loyal
What two impulses are at war with each other within Macbeth’s mind? Ambition and a sense of wrong
How does lady Macbeth achieve her ambitious plan for Macbeth Manipulate
What is the nickname for the three witches that is used in the play The weird sisters
What quality best characterizes the witches Instrinstive evil

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