Macbeth Act 5, Scene 6-7: Summary & Quotes - Quiz & Worksheet


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What happens to Young Siward in the battle with Macbeth in Act 5, Scene 7 of Macbeth?

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1. In Act 5, Scene 7 of Macbeth, what emotion does Macbeth expect Young Siward to display when he hears Macbeth's name?

2. How does Young Siward behave when he encounters Macbeth in Act 5, Scene 7 of Macbeth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A battle begins during Act 5, Scenes 6-7 of Macbeth. This quiz checks whether you understand what happens between Macbeth and Young Siward and why Macbeth feels confident about the battle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Recall what happens to Young Siward during the battle
  • Name the emotion that Macbeth expects Young Siward to show at the mention of his name
  • Recognize Young Siward's behavior when he runs into Macbeth
  • Understand what the army achieves at the end of Act 5, Scene 7
  • Determine what Macduff thinks about the castle's defense
  • Know why Macbeth is confident about the impending battle

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you exercise several skills. These include:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on Act 5, Scene 6-7 of Macbeth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Macbeth to answer questions about the interactions between Macbeth and Young Siward in Act 5, Scene 7
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Macduff's feelings about the defense of Macbeth's castle

Additional Learning

To further expand your knowledge of these scenes, review the accompanying lesson called Macbeth Act 5, Scene 6-7: Summary & Quotes. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Summarize the context of the story prior to these scenes
  • Identify key characters from scenes 6 and 7
  • Learn what happens at the end of the battle