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Shakespearean Quotes

written by: Skumboy
 
Think you know Shakespeare? Match the quote to the play it came from!

Question 1:


"Once more unto the breach dear friends, once more!" This line is from the final play of a historical tetralogy by Shakespeare. Name the play.
"Macbeth"
"Hamlet"
"King Henry V"
"Julius Caesar"

Question 2:


"Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh." These words are uttered by a Shakespearean heroine in one of his most popular comedies, which has raised numerous questions related to anti-semitism.
"The Merchant of Venice"
"The Taming of the Shrew"
"Richard III"
"Henry V"

Question 3:


"Blow winds, and crack your cheeks! Rage! Blow!" The tragedy, this line was extracted from is based on a legend, that had been mentioned in numerous chronicles, poems, and sermons, before Shakespeare created his interpretation of it.
"Twelfth Night"
"King Lear"
"The Tempest"
"Macbeth"

Question 4:


"Is it possible?--Confess,--handkerchief!--O devil!" These words belong to the protagonist of which 1603 Shakespearean tragedy?
"Othello"
"Much Ado About Nothing"
"Antony and Cleopatra"
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Question 5:


"O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick." These are among the last words of a famous Shakespearean character, right before his tragic death, in which play?
"Romeo and Juliet"
"Julius Caesar"
"Hamlet"
"Henry VIII"

Question 6:


"All that I have to say, is to tell you that the lantern is the moon; I, the man i' the moon; this thorn-bush, my thorn-bush; this dog, my dog." This extract is from a Shakespearean romantic comedy, often defined as a journey into fantasy and the surreal world. Name it.
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"
"The Merry Wives of Windsor"
"Much Ado About Nothing"
"Love's Labour's Lost"

Question 7:


"I am the man! If it be so,--as tis,--poor lady, she were better love a dream." These words belong to Viola, who is disguised as a man, in what Shakespearean play?
"Much Ado About Nothing"
"A Comedy of Errors"
"Twelfth Night"
"Troilus and Cressida"

Question 8:


"It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." This is the end of a famous speech by the protagonist of Shakespeare's shortest tragedy, often compared to a morality play because of its references to moral issues such as power, ambition, and betrayal.
"A Comedy of Errors"
"All's Well That Ends Well"
"Richard III"
"Macbeth"

 


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