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Shakespeare Introduction Quiz


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Quiz for after the SHakespeare in the Classroom video.

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Shakespeare Introduction Quiz

  1. 1. Shakespeare Introduction Quiz
  2. 2. Shakespeare was born in… <ul><li>Scranton </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford-upon –Avon </li></ul><ul><li>Camelot </li></ul>
  3. 3. He married Ann Hathaway at the age of… <ul><li>25 </li></ul><ul><li>26 </li></ul><ul><li>20 </li></ul><ul><li>18 </li></ul>
  4. 4. He had how many children? <ul><li>3 </li></ul><ul><li>4 </li></ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul><ul><li>6 </li></ul>
  5. 5. In 1592 he was called a(n) ____ by a fellow playwright. <ul><li>“up start mole” </li></ul><ul><li>“up start wren” </li></ul><ul><li>“up start crow” </li></ul><ul><li>“pig-headed scallywag” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Shakespeare was part owner of which theatre in London <ul><li>The Swan </li></ul><ul><li>The Globe </li></ul><ul><li>The Rose </li></ul><ul><li>The Curtain </li></ul>
  7. 7. The groundlings paid ___ to see a play. <ul><li>A Dime </li></ul><ul><li>Nickel </li></ul><ul><li>A Penny </li></ul><ul><li>Two Pennies </li></ul>
  8. 8. The theatres of Shakespeare’s day did NOT have which of the following: <ul><li>Seats </li></ul><ul><li>Stage </li></ul><ul><li>Bathrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Audiences </li></ul>
  9. 9. Queen Elizabeth I died of <ul><li>A Heart attack </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Poisoning </li></ul><ul><li>Broken Heart </li></ul><ul><li>Murdered </li></ul>
  10. 10. Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, is a <ul><li>Comedy </li></ul><ul><li>Tragedy </li></ul>