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Macbeth Character Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Because Macbeth wins the battle in the beginning of the play, but dies in battle at the end of the play, he goes from hero to:

Question 2 2. Who assists Malcolm in defeating Macbeth to regain the throne of Scotland?

Question 3 3. Which of the following qualities describes one of the traits possessed by King Duncan in the play Macbeth?

Question 4 4. According to the lesson, which of the following traits identifies Malcolm's personality when he returns to Scotland to regain the throne?

Question 5 5. How does Lady Macbeth receives news of Macbeth's encounter with the witches?

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Question 6 6. What were the witches prophecy for Banquo?

Question 7 7. What is the fate of Lady Macbeth in the play Macbeth?

Question 8 8. Who is Malcolm in the play 'Macbeth?'

Question 9 9. Where does Macduff go when he flees Scotland?

Question 10 10. At various points throughout the play, Macbeth may be characterized as _____.

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Question 11 11. What first sparks Macbeth's ambition and lust for power in Macbeth?

Question 12 12. Who is King Duncan in the play Macbeth?

Question 13 13. Macbeth hires _____ murderers to kill Banquo.

Question 14 14. Who is Macduff?

Question 15 15. Whereas direct characterization portrays characteristics through straightforward statements from characters or the narrative voice, indirect characterization involves the portrayal of an individual's characteristics through his or her _____.

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Question 16 16. We know Lady Macbeth shows little respect for her husband because she _____.

Question 17 17. Why does Malcolm leave Scotland after the death of his father?

Question 18 18. Banquo's _____ sits in Macbeth's chair at the banquet, acting as his _____.

Question 19 19. Who murders King Duncan in Macbeth?

Question 20 20. Who kills Banquo?

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Question 21 21. Banquo and Macbeth meet three _____ on their way home from battle.

Question 22 22. What makes the witches difficult to gender?

Question 23 23. Macbeth fears that Banquo's _____.

Question 24 24. Are the witches innocent bystanders in the decisions Macbeth ultimately makes?

Question 25 25. Which of the following characteristics represents Macduff's personality?

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Question 26 26. Who dies as a result of Macbeth's ambitious pursuit of power, as well as of his paranoia in keeping it?

Question 27 27. Why might the witches as characters have intrigued the audience in Shakespeare's day?

Question 28 28. At the end of the play, Lady Macbeth wrings her hands because _____.

Question 29 29. Why does Macbeth murder King Duncan in Macbeth?

Question 30 30. Who does Macduff support as the rightful king?

Macbeth Character Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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