Shakespeare for 10th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, which character says, 'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears'?

Question 2 2. In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, which character says, 'Et tu, Brute! Then fall, Caesar'?

Question 3 3. After Romeo and Juliet's wedding night, why are the nightingale and the lark referenced?

Question 4 4. In Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, which member of the Rude Mechanicals wants to play every part?

Question 5 5. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, why is Sebastian mistaken for Viola?

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Question 6 6. In what form did Shakespeare write many of his poems?

Question 7 7. In order to stop Hermia and Lysander's plan to get married in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, which character does Helena send after them?

Question 8 8. Why do some people in theater refer to Macbeth as 'the Scottish play'?

Question 9 9. _____ is an example of a Shakespearean _____, typically categorized by a happy ending, in comparison to _____, which is known as a tragedy because of the deaths of most of the characters.

Question 10 10. In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, what happens on the Ides of March?

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Question 11 11. How would you describe Mark Antony's funeral speech in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a bad omen in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar?

Question 13 13. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, on which character do Sir Toby and friends play a practical joke?

Question 14 14. In Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, which characters are responsible for the complicated love triangles?

Question 15 15. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, what does Malvolio want Sir Toby to stop doing?

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Question 16 16. Shakespearean comedies differ from comedies today in that _____.

Question 17 17. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, how do Viola and Sebastian end up on Illyria?

Question 18 18. At the end of the play, both Romeo and Juliet are dead. Which of the following is a factor that contributed to this ending?

Question 19 19. Which of the following are considered Shakespeare's history plays?

Question 20 20. In what style are most of Shakespeare's lines written?

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Question 21 21. Why does Juliet ask, 'Wherefore art thou Romeo?'

Question 22 22. In Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, into what type of animal does Bottom's head transform, and what could the author be implying?

Question 23 23. _____ kills Tybalt, which leads to him being punished by _____.

Question 24 24. In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, why is Romeo upset at the start of the play?

Question 25 25. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, which character's role involves him or herself cross-dressing?

Shakespeare for 10th Grade: Help and Review 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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