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Female Characters In Shakespeare's Plays

written by: Eve
 
Shakespearean female characters reveal a great deal of women's status in Elizabethan England. This quiz covers different types of Shakespearean heroines, from the tragic innocent victims, to the strong-willed women and scheming villainesses.

Question 1:


Name the headstrong and sharp-tongued woman whose feisty spirit is tamed by Petruccio in Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew?
Bianca
Katherina (Kate)
Ophelia
Cordelia

Question 2:


What Shakespearean character, who is the epitome of honesty and loyalty, is disinherited by her father, King Lear?
Regan
MIranda
Cordelia
Goneril

Question 3:


What Shakespearean heroine elopes with a man of a different race and later becomes an innocent victim of his wrath?
Imogen
Desdemona
Anne
Ophelia

Question 4:


What Shakespearean character is resented by her son for marrying her husband's brother, Claudius?
Lady Anne Neville
Queen Gertrude
Elizabeth Woodville
Lady Macbeth

Question 5:


Having survived a shipwreck, this character from the comedy "Twelfth Night" poses as a boy, named Cesario, and enters the service of Duke Orsino.
Cordelia
Bianca
Olivia
Viola

Question 6:


In a sleepwalking scene, depicted in one of the most popular Shakespearean tragedies, this Queen of Scotland, suffering from a guilty conscience, cries "Out, damned spot!"
Isabel
Queen Gertrude
Lady Macbeth
Imogen

Question 7:


How does young Juliet Capulet die in Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet"?
She drowns herself.
She stabs herself with a dagger.
She is poisoned by Rosaline.
She swallows poison.

Question 8:


In Shakespeare's history play "Richard III", this lady asked Richard, "Did you not kill my husband?" and got the following reply: "Your beauty which did haunt me in my sleep could make me undertake the death of all the world. "
Lady Anne
Margaret of Anjou
Queen Elizabeth
The Duchess of York

Question 9:


What Shakespearean tragic heroine is advised by her father to "lock herself from Hamlet's resort"?
Rosaline
Ophelia
Gertrude
Viola

Question 10:


Which Shakespearean heroine is not correctly matched with the play in which she appears?
The Three Witches - Macbeth
Beatrice - Much Ado About Nothing
Titania - Twelfth Night
Lady Capulet - Romeo and Juliet

 


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