macbeth test

The play opens with a meeting of the witches. true
A theme which the witches proclaim is the topsy-turvy state of things. false
Macbeth has been engaged in bloody combat against the armies of Norway. true
Duncan is the chief general and the right arm of the king. false
The king calls Macbeth noble. true
When Macbeth meets the witches, they prophesy that he will be king. true
The witches tell Banquo that he shall be king after Macbeth. false
The king sends Angus and Ross to thank Macbeth. true
The traitorous thane of Cawdor died a noble death. true
After Duncan gives Macbeth his new title, he gives the succession to his son Malcolm. true
Lady Macbeth is disappointed by the news of Macbeth’s new title. false
Lady Macbeth cries out to the spirits to “unsex” her because she is distraught over the death of her youngest child. false
Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth to act innocently but to plan treachery. true
Macbeth eagerly accepts his wife’s suggestions for treachery. false
Banquo views the presence of martlets at Macbeth’s castle as a good omen. true
After he arrives at their castle, Duncan begins to suspect the Macbeths. false
Macbeth is doubly worried about murdering Duncan because he is both Duncan’s kinsman and host. true
Lady Macbeth chides Macbeth by telling him that murdering Duncan will make him more of a man. true
Macbeth finally decides to kill Duncan even though he feels it is wrong. true
She feels that Macbeth will never attain his real goals because he is too kind. true
Duncan sends Banquo to present Lady Macbeth a diamond. true
Banquo tells Macbeth that he dreamed of the witches. true
Macbeth has a vision of a drawn dagger shortly before the murder of Duncan. true
Macbeth considers hiring killers to murder the king. false
The ringing of a bell prompts Macbeth to kill Duncan. true
Lady Macbeth is able to carry out the murder of Duncan as planned. false
Macbeth and his wife make it look as if Duncan’s grooms murder him. true
After their father is murdered, Malcolm flees to England and Donalbain to Ireland. true
Macbeth gains the throne after Duncan’s murder. true
Macduff refuses to go to Scone to see Macbeth crowned. true
Macbeth questions Banquo concerning his journey because Macbeth needs the information in order to plot Banquo’s death.
Macbeth fears Banquo because the witches prophesied that Banquo’s children would inherit Macbeth’s crown.
Macbeth sends several murderers to kill Banquo.
Lady Macbeth has found little peace and contentment although her desires have been unfulfilled.
Lady Macbeth remains ignorant of the plan to murder.
When the murderers attack Banquo and his son, Fleance escapes.
When he first sees Banquo’s ghost, Macbeth finds that the ghost is sitting in his chair.
Macbeth immediately defends himself to Banquo’s ghost by saying that he personally did not kill Banquo.
The ghost of Banquo is seen by only Macbeth.
Lennox’s speeches at the conclusion of the act shows the audience that the nobles are becoming suspicious of Macbeth.
When Macbeth confronts the witches in this act, he is unafraid and demanding. True
The first apparition tells Macbeth to beware Macduff. true
According to the third apparition, Macbeth cannot be defeated until Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane. true
Lady Macduff fully understands her husband’s flight. false
Lady Macduff and her children are murdered by command of Macbeth. true
At their first interview, Malcolm tests Macduff’s loyalty by describing his own personal vices. true
Ross immediately tells Macduff of his wife’s murder. false
Ross tells Macduff of the murder of his wife because he learns of the plan to return to Scotland with an army. true
Malcolm wants Macduff to gain revenge on Macbeth. true
Macduff feels that his wife and children were murdered because of his own actions. true

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