Midsummer Night’s Dream review

In what year was Shakespeare born? 1564
How many Acts are in William Shakespeare’s plays? 5
Where was William Shakespeare born? Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare was the father of how many children? 3
In what year did Shakespeare die? 1616
What character complains about his daughter’s choice of husband in the beginning of the story? Egeus
What city does this story take place in? Athens
What type of plant was used to put magic in characters’ eyes? Flower
How did Bottom act during rehearsals for the play? Nervous but confident
Who was still under the power of the magic even at the end of the story? Demetrius
Who is chosen to play the lion in the craftsmen’s play? Snug
Which of the young Athenians is first affected by the love potion? Lysander
What does Oberon want that Titania refuses to give him? Her attendant, an Indian prince
Why does Pyramus, in the craftsmen’s play, kill himself? Pyramus believes Thisbe has been killed by a lion because he finds her tattered garment at their meeting place.
Who brings the complaint against Hermia to Theseus in Act I? Egeus
Of whom is Hippolyta the queen? The Amazons
How does Puck prevent Demetrius and Lysander from fighting? By mimicking their voices and causing each to get lost in a separate part of the forest
Which of the women is afraid of fighting? Helena
Whom does Demetrius love at the end of the play? Helena
With whom does Titania fall in love in Act III? Bottom
What prank does Puck play on Bottom? He changes his head into that of an ass.
Who first thinks of using the love potion on Titania? Oberon
Who speaks with Titania’s quartet of attendants? Only Bottom
Why is the flower whose juice Oberon seeks special? One of Cupid’s arrows struck it.
Which of the craftsmen is in charge of the rehearsals? Quince
Who tells Demetrius that Lysander and Hermia are planning to elope? Helena
What food does Bottom crave after Puck’s mischief? Hay
What are Theseus and Hippolyta about to do before they discover the sleeping lovers? Listen to Theseus’s hounds baying.
How many weddings take place before the play-within-a-play? 3
Who blesses Theseus and Hippolyta with a magical charm at the end of the play? Oberon and Titania
Who suggests that the audience consider whether the entire play has been a dream? Puck
Directions: Identify which character says the following quote: Full of vexation come I, with complaint/ Against my child, my daughter Hermia. Egeus
Directions: Identify which character says the following quote:I will go tell him of fair Hermia’s flight. Helena
Directions: Identify which character says the following quote:”The course of true love never did run smooth.” Lysander
Directions: Identify which character says the following quote: Lord, what fools these mortals be! Puck
Directions: Identify which character says the following quote: I see their knavery: this is to make an ass of me; to fright me, if they could. But I will not stir… Bottom
True or False:Most of the action of the play takes place in Theseus’ palace. False
True or False:Bottom was turned into a Donkey in order for Oberon to get the boy from Titania. False
True or False:Thisbe is the male character in the play, Pyramus and Thisbe. False
True or False: Snug played the wall in, Pyramus and Thisbe. False, Snug was the Lion
True or False: The actors were at Quince’s house whenever they got their parts. True
True or False: Demetrius wanted to marry Helena from the beginning. False
True or False: Titania is Oberon’s wife. True
True or False: When Bottom turns into a donkey all of his friends laugh at him. False
True or False: All of Titania’s fairies were scared of Bottom. False
True or False:The lion ate Thisbe’s hat in the play, Pyramus and Thisbe. False
True or False: Theseus and Hippolyta get married at the end of the play. True
True or False: Egeus is the one that allows the 4 lovers to get married. False
True or False: Puck liked to play tricks on people. True
True or False: The wall had a hole in it so that dynamite could be put in it. False… that’s just silly
True or False: Hermia always loved Lysander throughout the whole play. True!
The character that Egeus did not want to marry his daughter. Lysander
The character that always wanted to be center stage. Bottom
The character who accidently put the magic juice on Lysander instead of Demetrius. Puck
The character whose plan it was to use the magic juice in the first place. Oberon
Egeus’ daughter. Hermia
The man that killed himself because he thought his lover was eaten by a lion. Pyramus
Oberon was fighting with this person to get a boy to be his knight. Titania
She got mad at everyone because she thought they were playing a trick on her when they really were just under a magic spell. Helena
The character that was really nervous that he wouldn’t remember his lines in the play even though he didn’t have any lines. Snug
More questions to come

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