The 3 Apparitions in Macbeth


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Whom does Macbeth want to consult after his haunting from the Ghost of Banquo?

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1. In what portion of Macbeth does Macbeth's encounter with the Three Apparitions occur?

2. Which of these is NOT one of the apparitions witnessed by Macbeth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Macbeth is shown three apparitions that prophesy his defeat, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the plot, characters and symbolism of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • What is represented by the three apparitions
  • Effect of the three apparitions on Macbeth
  • Characters of Macbeth

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Malcolm and the Weird Sisters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Macbeth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the three apparitions

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson on The 3 Apparitions in Macbeth. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of Macbeth
  • Understand what the three apparitions symbolize
  • Know important scenes & lines from the play