Macbeth Act 2, Scene 2: Summary & Quotes Video


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In Act 2, Scene 2 of Macbeth, what sound does Macbeth hear that agitates him?

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1. What does Macbeth do to Duncan in Act 2, Scene 2 of Macbeth?

2. In Act 2, Scene 2 of Macbeth, what happens when Macbeth hears the grooms pray?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's sinister plan comes to fruition in this scene of the play. Use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of the plot details of this scene.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz focuses on:

  • Macbeth's reaction to the groom's prayer
  • Lady Macbeth's failed attempt on Duncan's life
  • Purpose of Lady Macbeth's plan to get Duncan's chamberlains drunk

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Macbeth does to Duncan in this scene
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from this lesson on this scene from Macbeth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the character who took the daggers back into the room after Duncan is killed

Additional Learning

Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2: Summary & Quotes is a lesson that will increase your knowledge of this part of the play. The objectives covered include:

  • Understand the significance of this scene
  • Know what has happened prior to this scene
  • Review important quotes from this part of the play