Macbeth Test (Review for Exam)

Why does Macbeth become Thane of Cawdor? Duncan rewards him for being brave and loyal
What is Lady Macbeth’s attitude to the murder of Duncan? She encourages it
Why do people expect Malcolm and Donalbain to have murdered Duncan? They fled which made them seem guilty
What is the main reason Macbeth kills Banquo? Banquo has more loyalty to his country than to Macbeth
From Macbeth’s standpoint, what goes wrong with Banquo’s murder? Fleance escapes
Why does Macduff go to England and join Malcolm? To see if Macbeth killed Duncan, To Fight Macbeth “the tyrant”, and to get revenge for the murder of his family
Lady Macbeth describes her husband as being what? “too full of the milk of human kindness”
As part of the plan to kill Duncan, what was Lady Macbeth supposed to do? She was supposed to get the chamberlains drunk
Why didn’t Lady Macbeth kill Duncan? He looked like her father
Why was the Porter introduced? As a comic relief
What did Macbeth tell the hired murderers (hired to kill Banquo)? He tells them that Banquo ruined their Careers
How does Macbeth disturb his dinner guests? He talks to the ghost of Banquo
Why is Malcolm lukewarm toward Macduff at first? He suspects a trick and wants to know that Macduff is really against Macbeth
When does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane? When the camouflaged soldiers advance
Macbeth’s conversation with the Docter reveals what about his relationship with his wife? It reveals he is less concerned with his wife than the ensuing battle
When Macbeth wont take the bloody daggers and put them in the servants hands what does Lady Macbeth do? Takes the daggers back in the servants rooms
What is going on with Lady Macbeth in scene 5? She is unable to rest because she is troubled by her sinful deeds
How does Duncan surprise Macbeth? He reveals Malcolm will be the future king of Scotland
Why does Macduff want to go to war with Macbeth? He thinks Macbeth is a tyrant
Why does Lady Macduff call her husband a traitor? She knows he is raising an army against Macbeth

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