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King Duncan in Macbeth: Character Analysis, Murder & Quotes

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Who is King Duncan in the play Macbeth?

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1. Who murders King Duncan in Macbeth?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions provided on the quiz/worksheet combo will help test your knowledge of Macbeth and the character of King Duncan. You'll need to know biographical information and characteristics of King Duncan, the basic plot of Macbeth, and information about the play's author, in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Facts about the murder of King Duncan
  • Author of Macbeth
  • Qualities of King Duncan
  • King Duncan's country

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related King Duncan lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding King Duncan's murder
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the plot of Macbeth

Additional Learning

To learn more about the character of King Duncan, review the accompanying lesson on King Duncan in Macbeth. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the characteristics of a good king
  • Understand the qualities of King Duncan's character
  • Identify how King Duncan is described in Macbeth
  • Recognize the significance of King Duncan's death in Macbeth
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