Shakespeare Background
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. How many plays are attributed to Shakespeare?
    answer choices
    35
    37
    38
    39
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the name of the town where Shakespeare grew up?
    answer choices
    London
    Scranton
    Canterbury
    Stratford upon Avon
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is ironic about the accepted date of Shakespeare's death?
    answer choices
    It was Christmas day.
    It was the same day King James I died.
    It was his birthday.
    It was the same day his son died.
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What was going on in the year of Shakespeare's birth that had tragic effects throughout Europe? 
    answer choices
    Spanish Flu
    Swine Flu
    Zika Virus
    the Bubonic Plague
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a sonnet?
    answer choices
    a poem 
    a poem of fourteen lines
      a poem using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
    ALL of the above
  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q. What year was Shakespeare thought to be born?
    answer choices
    1532
    1564
    1602
    1643
  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. A story or play that ends UNHAPPILY is known as...
    answer choices
    Comedy
    Tragedy
    Fiction
    Sadness
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Shakespeare tried ALL of these professions, EXCEPT...
    answer choices
    poet
    playwright
    actor
    teacher
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. How many children did Shakespeare have?
    answer choices
    Susanna, Hamnet and Judith (twins)
    Hamnet, Susanna and Jordan (twins)
    Judith, Shanna and Hamnet (twins)
    Susanna, Hamnet and Justine (twins)
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Shakespeare wrote...
    answer choices
    38 plays and 158 sonnets
    158 plays and 38 sonnets
    74 poems, 47 plays, 747 sonnets
    No one knows exactly how many things he wrote.
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. In Shakespeare's time all of the actors were men.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. What was Shakespeare's wife's name?
    answer choices
    Queen Elizabeth 
    Anne Hathaway
    Juliet Monroe
    Vivian Marlowe
  • Question 13
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of these is NOT a genre of Shakespeares' plays?
    answer choices
    Comedy
    History
    Horror
    Tragedy
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Shakespeare's plays were performed at this theatre...
    answer choices
    The Oval
    The Globe
    The Horseshoe
    The Colosseum 
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