Thane of Glamis: Meaning in Macbeth, Overview


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The term 'thane' was used primarily in which time period?

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1. A thane is one who owned land in exchange for which of the following?

2. The name for this system of kings and thanes was called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the Thane of Glamis in Macbeth. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the era in which the term thane was primarily used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Condition through which a thane owned land
  • How Macbeth gained the title Thane of Cawdor
  • Important character killed by Macbeth

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Thane of Glamis in Macbeth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding key events from the play
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the system of kings and thanes in the Middle Ages

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, Thane of Glamis: Meaning in Macbeth, Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define key terms such as thane and feudalism
  • Understand how the system of feudalism functioned
  • Recognize the rise and fall of Macbeth as told through Shakespeare's play