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The Life of William Shakespeare

written by: callahate
 
This quiz contains 10 questions about the life of the prominent playwright.

Question 1:


Who were William Shakespeare's parents?
John and Lyn Shakespeare
John and Mary Shakespeare
William and Mary Shakespeare
John and Jane Shakespeare

Question 2:


How many siblings did William Shakespeare have?
He had no siblings
3
7
1

Question 3:


Where did William Shakespeare grow up?
London
Bath
Manchester
Stratford-upon-Avon

Question 4:


What was William Shakespeare's wife's name?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


What were the names of William Shakespeare's three children, two of whom were twins, a boy and a girl?
Anne, John and Susan
Ophelia, Harry and Catherine
Judith, Hamlet and Juliet
Susanna, Hamnet and Judith

Question 6:


What was the name of Shakespeare's theatre, where his acting company performed?
The Courtyard
The Globe Theater
The Theatre
The Oscar Theater

Question 7:


Shakespeare's plays are divided into three categories: comedies, tragedies and histories. Which category does the play Romeo and Juliet belong to?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


What play is generally considered Shakespeare's last play?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


What did Shakespeare leave to his wife Anne in his will?
30 pounds
his "second best bed"
a silver bowl
all his silver plate

Question 10:


William Shakespeare died April 23, 1616.
False
True

 


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