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William Shakespeare Quiz Questions

1) When wasWilliam Shakespeare born?

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a) 23 April 1564
b) 15 July 1580
c) 25 December 1600
d) 1 January 1601

2) Where was William Shakespeare born?
a) London
b) New York
c) Paris
d) Stratford-on-Avon

3) Whom did William Shakespeare marry?
a) Anne Hathaway
b) Mary Tudor
c) Jane Grey
d) Elizabeth Newson

4) By how many years William Shakespeare‘s wife was older to William Shakespeare?
a) Five
b) Eight
c) Six
d) Nine

5) How many plays did William Shakespeare write?
a) 10
b) 15
c) 24
d) 37

6) How many Acts are in William Shakespeare’s plays?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Five
d) Six

7) Who is the Shrew in the play The Taming of the Shrew?
a) Bianca
b) Cleopatra
c) Katherine
d) Matilda

8) Which play has the characters Cordelia, Goneril and Regan?
a) Pericles
b) King Lear
c) A Midsummer Night’s Dream
d) Cymbeline

9) Which is the last play written by William Shakespeare?
a) As you like it
b) Two Gentlemen from Verona
c) Henry V
d) The Tempest

10) When did William Shakespeare die?
a) 31 December 1707
b) 24 January 1649
c) 3 March 1626
d) 23 April 1616

William Shakespeare Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was William Shakespeare born?
a) 23 April 1564

2) Where was William Shakespeare born?
d) Stratford-on-Avon

3) Whom did William Shakespeare marry?
a) Anne Hathaway

4) By how many years William Shakespeare‘s wife was older to William Shakespeare?
b) Eight

5) How many plays did William Shakespeare write?
d) 37

6) How many Acts are in William Shakespeare’s plays?
c) Five

7) Who is the Shrew in the play The Taming of the Shrew?
c) Katherine

8) Which play has the characters Cordelia, Goneril and Regan?
b) King Lear

9) Which is the last play written by William Shakespeare?
d) The Tempest

10) When did William Shakespeare die?
d) 23 April 1616

 

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  1. Shakespeare is the greatest poet that I ever know. And it’s overwhelming to learn more about him. Some of the information here were new in my insights and I’m glad to be the fortunate one to know this.

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