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    17 9th - 12th English Emmanuel Burgos 1 year

    19 Qs

    1. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    To persuade the two murderers to agree to kill Banquo, Macbeth tells them

    answer choices

    he will make them officials of the court.

    they will be given a large sum of money and a place to live.

    that Banquo has been the cause of all their misery.

    that they will be immune from imprisonment forever.

    2. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    n Scene ii, what is the connotation of the word scorpions in this line?

    O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!

    answer choices thoughts doubts superstitions horrors 3. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    dentify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

    Act III of Macbeth serves mainly to

    answer choices

    introduce the play's climax.

    expose Macbeth's mounting troubles.

    introduce important new characters.

    resolve the play's central conflicts.

    4. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    What is the cause of Macbeth's irrational behavior at the banquet?

    answer choices too much to drink a lack of sleep a sudden illness

    his guilty conscience

    5. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    When Macbeth says to Lady Macbeth in Scene iv, "We are yet but young in deed," he means that they are

    answer choices

    just learning how to rule.

    a young king and queen.

    only just beginning their crimes.

    innocent of crime. 6. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    Macbeth's guilt causing him to imagine he sees Banquo's ghost at the banquet is an example of

    answer choices external conflict. internal conflict. theme. poetic license. 7. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    By the end of Act III, how has Macbeth changed since the beginning of the play?

    answer choices

    He is now quick to use treachery to suit his ends.

    He now enjoys the respect of his comrades.

    He is now comfortable with the witches' prophecies.

    He now has confidence in his ability to rule.

    8. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    Why does Macbeth send along a third murderer to join the first two in killing Banquo?

    answer choices

    Macbeth has become terribly suspicious and trusts no one; he sends the third murderer to make certain the job gets done.

    The third murderer had his own reasons for wanting Banquo dead and asked to be sent.

    Macbeth knows that Fleance is strong and quick; he feels a third murderer will be needed.

    The first and second murderers are employed by Banquo.

    9. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    When Lady Macbeth claims "Nought's had, all's spent, / Where our desire is got without content …" she means that

    answer choices

    she and Macbeth have quarreled.

    she and Macbeth have risked everything but have gained no happiness because they are living in fear.

    she regrets the killing of Duncan.

    she does not want Macbeth to have Banquo killed.

    10. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    In Scene i, Macbeth is glad that Banquo will not be returning to the palace until nightfall because

    answer choices

    Macbeth wants Banquo to arrive late to the banquet.

    Banquo is the guest of honor at the banquet.

    Macbeth wants Banquo killed under cover of darkness.

    Macbeth hopes that Banquo will become lost.

    11. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    When Act III begins, Banquo says that he knows

    answer choices

    he will one day be king.

    Macbeth killed Duncan.

    Macbeth plans to kill him.

    he will not be attending the banquet that evening.

    12. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    When Macbeth says "Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown / And put a barren scepter in my gripe …" he means

    answer choices he is powerless.

    he will be prosecuted for his crimes.

    he and Lady Macbeth want many children.

    he has no male heir.

    13. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    Which of the following is an external conflict?

    answer choices

    Before Macbeth kills King Duncan, he imagines he sees a dagger floating in the air in front of him.

    Macbeth regrets killing King Duncan, although he would do it again if necessary.

    Macbeth wants Banquo dead, so he hires men to murder him.

    At the banquet, Macbeth's guilty conscience conjures up an image of the dead Banquo.

    14. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    Why does Macbeth fear Banquo?

    answer choices

    Banquo is loyal to the true king.

    He knows that Banquo wants to kill him.

    Banquo wants to steal the crown away from him.

    Banquo has a male heir.

    15. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    One example of dramatic irony in Act III of The Tragedy of Macbeth is

    answer choices

    the murder of Banquo by hired killers.

    Macbeth urging Banquo to attend the feast.

    the escape of Fleance.

    the reappearance of the witches.

    16. Multiple-choice 30 seconds Q.

    Macbeth fears Banquo's __________ heart.

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, to persuade the two murderers to agree to kill Banquo, Macbeth tells them what?

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    That Banquo has been the cause of all thier misery.

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, Scene 2, what is the connotation of the word SCORPIONS in this line? "O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife."

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, to persuade the two murderers to agree to kill Banquo, Macbeth tells them what?

    That Banquo has been the cause of all thier misery.

    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, Scene 2, what is the connotation of the word SCORPIONS in this line? "O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife."

    Horrors

    Act 3 of The Tragedy of Macbeth serves mainly to do what?

    Expose Macbeth's mounting troubles.

    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, what is the cause of Macbeth's irrational behavior at the banquet?

    His guilty conscience.

    When Macbeth says to Lady Macbeth in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, Scene 4, "We are yet but young in deed," he means that they are what?

    New to the ways of crime.

    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, Macbeth's guilt causing him to imagine he sees Banquo's ghost at the banquet is an example of what?

    Internal conflict.

    By the end of Act 3 of The Tragedy of Macbeth, how has Macbeth changed since the beginning of the play?

    He is now quick to use treachery to suit his ends.

    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, why does Macbeth send along a third murderer to join the first two in killing Banquo?

    Macbeth has become terribly suspicious and trusts no one; he sends the third murderer to make certain the job gets done.

    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, when Lady Macbeth claims "Nought's had, all's spent / Where our desire is got without content..." she means what?

    She and Macbeth have risked everything by have gained no happiness because they are living in fear.

    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act 3, Scene 1, Macbeth is glad Banquo will not be returning to the palace until nightfall because of what reason?

    Macbeth wants Banquo killed under cover of darkness.

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    MACBETH: TEST REVIEW ACTS 1

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    What is the central theme of Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth? A. the price of fame B. betrayal C. the supernatural D. loyalty in battle

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    Throughout Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth, Macbeth’s plans and actions seem to be motivated most of all by A. his lust for wealth. B. his wife’s encouragement. C. the support of the witches. D. the advice of Banquo.

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, what does Macbeth really mean when he indicates that the blood on his hands will redden all the seas? A. It is a comment on his profound guilt. B. Lady Macbeth will not be able to wash off the blood. C. It is a comment on his fear of being found out. D. He is afraid to wash the blood off his hands.

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth which of the following is an external conflict? A. Before Macbeth kills King Duncan, he imagines he sees a dagger floating in the air in front of him. B. Macbeth regrets killing King Duncan, although he would do it again if necessary. C. Macbeth wants Banquo dead, so he hires men to murder him. D. At the banquet, Macbeth’s guilty conscience conjures up an image of the dead Banquo.

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    Based upon the information in Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth, what can you infer about King Duncan. A. He is a weak leader. B. He is a shrewd military planner. C. He is in no hurry to join the battle D. He places a high value on bravery and loyalty.

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    In Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth, why does Lady Macbeth think Macbeth has a poor chance of achieving power? A. He is not ruthless enough. B. He lacks sufficient ambition. C. He is too loyal to King Duncan. D. He does not have the wit to devise a workable plan.

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    Why do you suppose Shakespeare made Banquo the last person Macbeth sees before he murders King Duncan in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II? A. Banquo, who is loyal to the king, represents Macbeth’s last chance to do what is right and call off his murderous plan. B. Banquo and Macbeth have both heard the witches’ prophesies and Banquo probably knows what Macbeth is about to do. C. Shakespeare needed a bit of comic relief in the scene. D. Shakespeare needed to introduce the character of Fleance, who accompanies Banquo in the scene.

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, what reason does Lady Macbeth give for not killing King Duncan herself? A. She says that she is a woman and incapable. B. She says the witches’ prophesy forbids it. C. She says the king looked like her father as he slept. D. She says that her husband must do it to prove his strength.

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    In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Macbeth declares he will “sleep no more” because he believes A. he will now become a fugitive. B. he will not have sweet dreams. C. his conscience will never let him rest. D. he will soon die.

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    Unrhymed iambic pentameter is also called A. blank verse. B. dialogue. C. a metric foot. D. trochee.

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