Macbeth Test REVIEW Flashcard Example #95158

Malcolm tests Macduff’s loyalty by saying that he _________.
has more vices than Macbeth
“Out, damned spot! Out, I say!…who would have thought the old man to have thought the old man to have had so much _____________ in him?”
blood
In what country is the play set?
Scotland
Who is the queen of the witches?
Hecate
True or False. The rebels whom Macbeth and Banquo defeat in Act I are Macduff and Macdonwald.
False
What is the name of the English king who offers Malcolm 10,000 soldiers to help with the fight to dethrone Macbeth?
Edward
Who is the son of Banquo?
Fleance
How does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane?
Malcolm’s army hides behind cut-off branches
What does Macbeth call the “chief nourisher of life’s feast”?
sleep
When Macbeth states: “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?” what literary device is being demonstrated?
allusion
Where does Duncan live?
Forres
Who is the former Thane of Cawdor that betrays Duncan at the opening of the play?
Macdonwald
Who kills Macbeth?
Macduff
The gentlewoman and the ________________ watch Lady Macbeth sleepwalking.
doctor
Who said, “Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble”?
the witches
Who tells Macduff that his family has been killed?
Ross
Who jokes that he works at “hell gate”
the porter
In a play, what is a character’s comment, that is heard by the audience but not by other characters on stage, called?
aside
Who killed Lady Macbeth?
Lady Macbeth
What vision does Macbeth have before he kills Duncan?
He sees a floating dagger pointing him to Duncan’s chamber
True or False. During the banquet, both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth see Banquo’s ghost.
False
Where are the Scottish kings crowned?
Scone
How does Macbeth justify his killing of the king’s servants?
He was angry with them for killing the king
Who flees to Ireland after his father is killed?
Donalbain
Who does lady Macbeth frame for the murder of Duncan?
Duncan’s drunken chamberlains
As she reads her husband’s letter, Lady Macbeth is ____________.
determined to convince Macbeth to murder the king
True or False. Banquo and Fleance are both killed.
False
In whose seat does the ghost of Banquo sit when he appears twice during Macbeth’s first formal occasion as the king?
Macbeth
Who kills Donalbain?
no one
What does the “crowned child” apparition hold?
tree
Where is Duncan killed?
Inverness
What is Macbeth’s tragic flaw?
ambition
The first witch placed a curse on a sailor because his wife refused to give her a ____________.
chestnut
What was the weather like the night Duncan was murdered?
stormy and violent
Who is the Thane of Fife?
Macduff
True or False. By Act V, Lady Macbeth cannot rest because she is troubled by all her sinful deeds.
True
Shakespeare intends for his audience to think of Duncan as a ____________.
worthy king
Who kills Banquo?
a group of murderers hired by Macbeth
A dramatic device in which a character, alone on a stage, reveals his or her private thoughts and feelings as if speaking aloud is called?
soliloquy
True or False. Malcolm orders his soldiers to camouflage themselves with branches from Birnam Wood so that the enemy cannot tell how man soldiers he really has.
True
What does Lady Macbeth imagine is all over her hands?
blood
True or False. Donalbain and Malcolm come from England to defeat Macbeth together.
False
The witches predict that _________.
Macbeth will be king
What two characters are initially held responsible for the death of Duncan?
Malcolm and Donalbain
Why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth despite the witches’ prophecy?
He was born by cesarean section
What happens to Lady Macbeth before she dies?
She is plagued by fits of sleepwalking
Macbeth becomes the Thane of Cawdor. What is his other title at the beginning of the play?
Thane of Glamis
Why did Lady Macbeth say she could not kill Duncan herself?
he looks like her father
Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill the king by telling him that _________________.
Macbeth is not a man if he fears to commit the murder
What is one apparition that appears to Macbeth?
Beware of Macduff!
What is one apparition that appears to Macbeth?
You will be safe until Birnam Wood comes to your castle
What is one apparition that appears to Macbeth?
No one born of a woman shall harm Macbeth

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