Shakespeare

Shakespeare

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1.

In which play does a man named Lorenzo love Jessica, the daughter of Shylock?

Love's Labour Lost
Othello
The Merchant of Venice
Much Ado about Nothing
I don't know
2.

In 1861, Berlioz turned Much Ado about Nothing into an opera. What did he call it?

Rosa et Pierre
La Vie en Rose
Tragédie
Béatrice et Bénédict
I don't know
3.

"If music be the food of love, play on...". Which play opens with this?

As you Like it
Measure for Measure
Twelfth Night
The Merchant of Venice
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4.

Which of the following comedies, often billed a "dark comedy", is generally obsessed with death (much of the action takes place in a prison)?

Measure for Measure
Twelfth Night
A Midsummer Nights Dream
As you Like it
I don't know
5.

In which play does Shakespeare insert into the mouth of one of his characters the now-famous line, "Off with his head!"?

Romeo and Juliet
Richard III
Henry IV
King Lear
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6.

"A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!". Who uttered these famous words?

Romeo
Hamlet
Othello
Richard III
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7.

In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet's birthday is revealed to be on August 1st. How old does she expect to turn?

12
14
16
18
I don't know
8.

What character instructs Hamlet to "revenge his foul and most unnatural murder"?

Ophelia
Ghost of Hamlet's father
Claudius
Horatio
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9.

Iago is the villain in which play?

Othello
Hamlet
King Lear
Richard III
I don't know
10.

King Lear's daughters are Goneril, Cordelia and:

Portia
Regan
Gertrude
Mariana
I don't know
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