A Midsummer Night's Dream: Summary, Quotes and Characters


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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?

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1. 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?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A Midsummer Night's Dream may be Shakepeare's most famous comedy, mostly due to its larger-than-life cast of characters. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the characters of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Major characters and character developments in the play
  • Specific plot events in A Midsummer Night's Dream and characters affected by them
  • Important character trends in Shakespearean comedies
  • Character relationships in the play

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Making connections - correlate your knowledge of key trends in Shakespearean comedies with the events of A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Additional Learning

To learn more about A Midsummer Night's Dream, review the accompanying lesson called A Midsummer Night's Dream: Summary, Quotes and Characters. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Covers major events of the play
  • Explores character relationships in the play
  • Tracks character development in the play
  • Details key elements of Shakespearean comedy