Macbeth Test

The setting of the play is primarily in Scotland
An extended speech in which a character speaks to himself or herself on stage to reveal private thoughts is called Soliloquy
The original Thane of Cawdor was a traitor to Scotland
In the beginning of the play, Macbeth successfully fights against Macdonwald
Macbeth first meets the witches when he is returning home from a battle he has just won
In the first act, the witches predict that macbeth will be king but banquo will not
What does Duncan name the Prince of Cumberland? Malcolm
Before Macbeth murders Duncan, he sees an apparition of a bloody dagger.
Which prophecy does not come true during the course of the play? Only a man not born of a woman will kill Macbeth
When Lady Macbeth hears King Duncan is coming to see them, she is pleased with the opportunity it gives Macbeth
The porter at Macbeth’s castle is depicted as a drunken joker
During his second visit with the Witches, what is the last piece of information macbeth demands to know? If Banquo’s sons will be king
Malcolm speaks negatively about himself and lies to Macduff in order to test Macduff’s loyalty
What symptom’s does lady macbeth exhibit to the doctor? She rubs her hands together as if she’s washing them
Macbeth convinces the two murderers to kill Banquo by telling them that Banquo had previously harmed them
What is Lady Macbeth’s role in Macbeth’s plan to kill Banquo and Fleance? She doesn’t know about it
How do the the murderers sent to kill Banquo leave the job incomplete? Banquo’s son Fleance escapes
Why does Lady Macbeth faint immediately after Duncan’s murder? It is an act to turn attention away from her husband
Why do Malcolm and Donalbain leave the country after Duncan’s murder? They are afraid the murderer will be after them too
Why does Macbeth want Banquo and Fleance dead? He knows they suspect him. He is furious that he has done the work to become king and Banquo’s descendants will benefit.
During the feast, Macbeth’s chair is occupied by Banquo’s ghost
Which of the following is the one thing the witches did NOT show Macbeth? The crying child
When Macduff receives the news of his family, Malcolm urges him to get revenge
Macbeth tries to reassure himself that Malcolm and Macduff are not a threat to him because they are both “born of a women”
What is the probably cause of Lady’s Macbeth’s suicide? She feels guilty for her role in Duncan’s murder
Why is Macbeth fearless in the final battle? He no longer cares whether he remains king
Who kills macbeth, finally ending his tyrannical reign? Macduff
When Macbeth is finally killed, te prophecy of none of the woman born shall harm macbeth is fulfillilled because Macbeth’s killer was born by a caesarian section
After macbeth dies, the new king will be malcolm
who speaks the last line of the play? Macduff

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