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Legendary Shakespearian Plays Quiz

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What Shakespearian play features characters like the fairies Titania and Puck and centers on the relationship between human characters Theseus and Hippolyta?
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Winter's Tale
Fairy Tales and Other Nonsense
The Rite of Spring

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What play follows the attempts of the plump knight Sir John Falstaff in his quest for love in the town of Windsor?
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Love's Labour's Lost
Revelry Condensed
A Lover Errant

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What play centered on the brother of King Richard I and King of England in his own right following his attempts to counter a movement at placing his rival Arthur on the throne?
The Matters of State
King Henry VI
The Bastille
King John

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What is the name of the Shakespearian play that follows the events of the assassination of the first Roman dictator particularly from the points of view of his assassins Brutus and Cassius?
Macbeth
Augustus Caesar
Timotheus Rex
Julius Caesar

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What Shakespearian play follows the King of Navarre and his men as they are wooed by the Princess of France and her women?
King Henry V
King Louis III
Love's Labour's Lost
The Dancing Men

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What Shakespearian play written with assistance from John Fletcher bore the alternate title All Is True and caused the destruction of the original Globe Theater?
Redbrook Fables
The Knight's Tale
Henry VIII
Othello

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What Shakespearian play tells the tale of a king who gives his land to his daughters only for them to turn on him and their other family members to try and take all of that land for themselves.
Henry VI
King Lear
King Wendell
The Winter's Breath

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What Shakespearian play features the protagonist Theseus of Athens and is loosely based on "The Knight's Tale" from The Canterbury Tales?
The Two Noble Kinsmen
The Labyrinth's Master
Morning in Athens
A Winter's Tale

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What play by Shakespeare told the tale of a Moorish Captain of Venice and his advisor Iago who poisons his lord's mind against his lover Desdemona?
Venetian Winds
The Nun's Tale
Redbrook Fables
Othello

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What Shakespearian play of the Henriad series follows a king as he battles with the nobleman John of Gaunt and his son Bolingbroke?
Des Historias
Palamedes
Edward I
Richard II

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What play by Shakespeare tells of the complicated friendship between King Leontes of Sicily and King Polixenes of Bohemia as the pair betray and reconcile with each other?
The Winter's Tale
The Summertime Friends
The Autumn of Man
Spring in Aldes

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What Shakespearian play tells the story of the merchant Antonio whose life unravels after he is unable to pay back a loan to his local moneylender Shylock?
The Vice of Greed
The Merchant of Venice
Journey to the East
Income and Its Woes

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What Shakespearian series of connected plays tells of the tale of the War of the Roses as nobles ready for war with one another over the throne of England?
Henry VI Parts 1-3
King Edward I Parts 1-6
The Ypres Court Cantos 1-5
The Tale of Sir Geoffrey Parts 1-4

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What Shakespearian play followed the tragic love affair between the close ally of Julius Caesar and the last Pharaoh of Egypt?
Brutus and Hecate
Antony and Cleopatra
Gaius and Renea
Albus and Syrioth

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What Shakespearian play was an experimental comedy about a sorcerer who lived on an island with his servants and his daughter?
Magic: a Fantastic Comedy
The Tempest
Merlin
Avalon

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What Shakespearian play follows the warrior Bertram who is forcefully wed to Helena who then tries to pull strings to make him fall in love with her?
Curtains Fall on Another Day
Sweet Harmony
All's Well that Ends Well
The Midnight Madam

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What Shakespearian history was briefly thought to have been lost to time due to its offensive portrayal of Scottish people in a time when a Scotsman was about to ascend to the English throne?
Henry II
On the Foremost Isle
Edward III
Every Little Thing

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What Shakespearian play is famous for its opening plot device where the King of Antioch promises his daughter's hand in marriage to anyone who can solve a riddle but also promises death to anyone who answers the riddle incorrectly?
Legendary Shakespearian Plays Quiz
Tiberius, King of Rome
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Aubin, Lord of Sicily
Merkatz, Vassal of Frankfurt

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What Shakespearian play followed a Scottish general who betrayed his lord King Duncan in order take his kingdom?
The Scottish Affair
Henry V
Cairon's Faults
Macbeth

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What Shakespearian play takes place around the Battle of Agincourt and follows the English King who won that battle?
Henry V
Edward II
William I
Henrich II

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What Shakespearian play follows the romantic exploits of two pairs of lovers as they are opposed by the famous villain Don John?
Hear Me Laugh and Live
A Beautiful Song and Dance
Good Feelings All Around
Much Ado About Nothing

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What Shakespearian play follows Tamora Queen of the Goths who was handed over to be the bride of the Roman Emperor as she uses her influence to sow the seeds of her enemies' downfall?
Thirteen Days
The Lady Reconquers
Noble of Heart
Titus Andronicus

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What Shakespeare play was co-written with Thomas Middleton and followed a very generous rich man who loses his fortune and is forced to live the rest of his life in a cave?
Timon of Athens
Farhael the Wise
Siegmund the Wanderer
The Woeful Tale of Don Illyana

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What Shakespearian tragedy follows the short and villainous life of the last King of England from the line of York who only reigned for two years due to how his schemes came back to haunt him?
Alfred III
Michael I
Richard III
Henry VII

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What Shakespearian play tells the tale of a Prince of Denmark who swears vengeance on his uncle who murdered the previous king and married his wife?
All at Your Whims
Don Quixote
Roderice I
Hamlet

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What Shakespearian play recounts the ancient mythology of England telling the tale of a king commonly called Cunobelin and of his daughter Imogen as well?
Cymbeline
Cornoban
Conabal
Curiboline

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What comical play by Shakespeare follows the heroine Rosalind as she flees into the forest from her tyrannical uncle and as she goes on to meet such characters as Jaques the cynic?
Wandering Abroad
Romeo and Juliet
As You Like It
Live and Learn

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What Shakespearian comedy tells the tale of the couple Petruchio and Katherina as Petruchio uses cruel methods to try and turn Katherina into his ideal wife?
The Venetian and You
The Lady in Blue
The Turn of the Screw
The Taming of the Shrew

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What Shakespearian comedy featured a large amount of slapstick comedy as it followed a case of mistaken identity where two pairs of identical twins unknowingly sabotage each others' lives in the same town?
The Farcical Day
The Comedy of Errors
Not a Word Spoken
Rest Assured, Mr. Roashe

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What Shakespearian play told the tale of a romance between two young lovers whose families were engaged in a violent feud?
The King and I
Romeo and Juliet
Lovers in a Dangerous Time
The Great Benvolio

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