Macbeth Test

Who kills macbeth? Macbeth
How many men reign as king of Scotland throughout the play? 3
Whom does lady Macbeth Fran for the murder of Duncan? Duncan’s drunken chamberlains
Who kills Banquo? Murderers hired by Macbeth
How would you describe lady macbeths death? She dies off stage
Who discovers Duncan’s body? Macduff
Who does Macbeth see sitting in his chair at the banquet? Banquo’s ghost
What vision does Macbeth have before killing Duncan? He sees a floating dagger
Who are the scots at war with in the beginning? Norway
Which nations army invades Scotland at the end of the play? England
Who is the goddess of witchcraft int the play? Hecate
What happens to lady Macbeth before she dies? 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? He was 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 when Duncan was murdered? Stormy and violent (chaos)
Who flees to Scotland after Duncan’s death? Malcolm and Donaldain
Who jokes that he works at the gates of hell? The porter
What title is macbeth given after his victory in act 1 Thane of Cawdor
Who tells Macbeth his family has been killed? Ross
How does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane Malcolm’s army hides behind cut off tree branches
How many witches ( not counting Hecate ) apprear in the play? 3
Who kills Macdonwald? Macbeth
Who does Duncan name as his successor? Malcolm
Who warns Macbeth that the witches are forces thar tell the trieth to trick humans into beleiving them? Banquo
The witches tell who that his decendants will be kings but not him? Banquo
Who is the father of Fleance? Banquo
The apparitions tell Macbeth that he will not be vanquished until what? Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane Hill
Who sees Lady Macbeth while she sleepwalks? The Gentlewoman
Who dies first: Lady Macduff or Lady Macbeth? Lady Macduff
Who becomes king after Macbeth is killed? Malcolm
How does Lady Macbeth explain Macbeth’s strange behavior at the banquet? He is suffering from an illness.
How does Macbeth persuade the murderers to kill Banquo? He taunts them for their lack of manliness.
How does Malcolm attempt to win Macduff’s support? He reveals that he has lied about his lack of kingly virtues
On returning to the Witches, what is the last apparition that Macbeth sees? A procession of kings
What language does Shakesphere use? poetry
What is Making a new death? act
What is a tragic hero? -Born into nobility-responsible for themself-doomed to make serious error
What is a tragic flaw? Weakness that leads to the tragic heroes fall
What are the patterns in tragedy? They focus on examination of order. order exists in the beginning of tragedy. Something happens causing disorder. Oder exists until death of hero.
What is exposition? Describes mood and conditions at the beginning. Identifies time and place. Identifies main character.
What is the exciting force? The event that sets the motion. ends the exposition.
What is the rising action? events that develop a central conflict. Provides a progressive intensity of interest for audience.
What is the climax? Event that determines what happens in the rest of the play. Caused by early events. Heroes luck changes.
What is the falling action? events that happen as result of the crisis.
What is the Catastrophe? the consequences of the tragic hero’s previous actions. usually death for the tragic hero .often simple and brief. conflict comes to an end. order is restored
Who is Duncan? King of Scotland, a good man who is murdered by Macbeth
Who is Lady Macbeth? Macbeth wife. Macbeth has her and her family murdered to punish Macduff.
Who is Banquo? is a thane and a general in Duncan’s army. At first, he is a friend of Macbeth but later is murdered by him. Also receives a prophecy from the witches but does not change his actions because of it, Macbeth murders him and his ghost returns to haunt Macbeth
Who is Fleance? Banbquo’s son who escapes when his father is murdered
Who is Malcolm? Duncan’s son and heir. Is thought to have murdered Duncan, flees to England.
Who is Donalbain? Duncan’s son
Who is Macbeth? is a thane, true to Duncan. protagonist who receives a prophecy from the witches that tells him that he will be Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, and king
Who is Ross? Macduff’s cousin. Scottish nobleman who eventually turns on Macbeth. In Scottish army with Agnus.
Who is Lennox? is a thane, true to Duncan
Who is Seyton? Macbeth’s aide/servent
Who is Siward? is an English earl. He helps Malcolm fight against Macbeth
Who is young Siward? Siward’s son who bravely faces Macbeth in a duel and is killed
Who is Hecate overseer of the witches who is associated with the moon, tells them to give Macbeth false security and scorns them for intervening in his affairs.
What were the 3 apparitions? an armed head (beware Macduff), a bloody child (no one born of a woman can harm you), and a child holding a tree (you will reign until Birnam forest moves to Dunsinane
Who is Macduff? finds Macbeth suspicious, leaves his family to go to England, eventually slays Macbeth because he is not technically born of a woman

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