Macbeth Setting, Castle & Time Period


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What is so unique about the Scotland setting of Shakespeare's play, Macbeth?

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1. In what century does Shakespeare's Macbeth take place?

2. In which castle in Shakespeare's Macbeth is King Duncan murdered?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The play Macbeth is unique in comparison to Shakespeare's other plays for a number of reasons. Complete this quiz/worksheet assessment to test your knowledge of the setting and era of Macbeth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions of this quiz will ask you about:

  • The country and century in which the play is set
  • Castles portrayed in the play
  • Uses of visual effects in the play

Skills Practiced

Use this assessment to also practice your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Macbeth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the setting of the play
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the different castles of the play

Additional Learning

To improve your knowledge of the topics discussed in this assessment and to study more about the play, complete the lesson Macbeth Setting, Castle & Time Period. Some of the topics you will cover in this lesson include:

  • Historical references in the play
  • The plot of the play
  • The conflict of the play