Context for Macbeth
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Select the correct year that the play Macbeth was written in?
    answer choices
    1603
    1605
    1606
    1609
  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Pick the momentous event that took place the year before the play was written

    answer choices

    The Spanish Armada

    The Great fire of London

    The Gunpowder plot

    The Great Plague

  • Question 3
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    Q. Choose the monarch who died in 1603?
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    Mary
    James I
    Edward VI
    Elizabeth
  • Question 4
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    Q. Pick the monarch who ascended to the throne in 1603
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    Charles I
    James I
    Charles II
    James II
  • Question 5
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    Q.

    The era in which the play is written is known as the

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    Jacobean Age

    Elizabethan Age

    Georgian Age

    Tudor Age

  • Question 6
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    Q. James I, was initially James VI of which country?
    answer choices
    Wales
    Ireland
    Scotland
  • Question 7
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    Q. James I was obsessed with which element of the supernatural
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    Witches and Witchcraft
    Fairies
    Ghosts
    Magic
  • Question 8
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    Q. James wrote a book about the supernatural called
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    The true and historical lives of Scotland's withces
    Muggles and Magic
    Daemonologie
    Sorcery's Secrets
  • Question 9
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    Q. This was the belief that God had designed an ordered system for both nature and humankind within which every creature and person had an allotted place. It was considered an offence against God for anyone to try to alter their station in life
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    The Status Quo
    Great Chain of Being
    The Great Seal
  • Question 10
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    Q. This was the belief that the power of monarchs was given directly by God, and thus monarchs were answerable only to God
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    Divination
    Divide and Conquer
    Divide and Rule
    Divine Right of Kings
  • Question 11
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    Q. Machiavelli wrote a very influential essay in Medieval times called
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    The King
    The Prince
    The Lord
    The Knight
  • Question 12
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    Q. From Machiavelli we get the phrase that 
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    Absolute Power corrupts absolutely
    The ends justify the means
    Checks and balances
    Habeas Corpus
  • Question 13
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    Q. The name of the Catholic Priest who was tried for being the Gunpowder plot mastermind was 
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    Garnet
    Babington
    Ballard
    Throckmorton
  • Question 14
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    Q. Father Henry Garnet came up with what synonym for lying
    answer choices
    dissembling
    mendacity
    equivocation
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