Free Printable Trivia Questions and Answers, Trivia Games and Other Resources for the Trivia Buff

 

 


 

William Shakespeare Trivia Quiz II

Printable Trivia Questions About Shakespeare's Works


Click the question mark found beside each question for the answer.


Father/Daughter - Measure for Measure's first recorded performance took place in 1604.In Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure," what relation are Claudio and Isabella?

a. Brother/Sister
b. Cousins
c. Father/Daughter
d. Husband/Wife


The Comedy of Errors - The Comedy of Errors is Shakespeare's shortest play.In which play do we see Aegeon appear as the Merchant of Syracuse?

a. Hamlet
b. As You Like It
c. Merchant of Venice
d. The Comedy of Errors


Twelfth Night - The first performance of Twelfth Night was on February 2, 1602.Sebastian and Olivia are lovers in which of Shakespeare's plays?

a. The Comedy of Errors
b. Twelfth Night
c. As You Like It
d. The Merchant of Venice


Chancellor - The full title of the play is 'The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark'.What is the occupation of Polonius in "Hamlet"?

a. Jester
b. King
c. Chancellor
d. King


Twelfth Night - The play centers on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated during a shipwreck.Which Shakespeare play has the subtitle "What You Will"?

a. The Comedy of Errors
b. As You Like It
c. Twelfth Night
d. Othello


The Comedy of Errors - The Comedy of Errors is about two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth."Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall" is the opening line in which Shakespeare play?

a. Romeo and Juliet
b. The Merchant of Venice
c. The Comedy of Errors
d. All's Well That Ends Well


France - Henry V is a history play that was written somewhere around 1599.In the play Henry V, King Henry marries the princess of which nation?

a. Spain
b. Scotland
c. Italy
d. France


The Two Noble Kinsmen - The Two Noble Kinsmen was first published in 1634.Which of Shakespeare's plays is thought to be partially based on Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale"?

a. Titus Andronicus
b. The Two Noble Kinsmen
c. The Taming of the Shrew
d. Troilus and Cressia


Banquo - The Tragedy of Macbeth was written sometime between 1599 and 1606.The ghost of whom terrifies Macbeth at a banquet?

a. Malcolm
b. Witches
c. Duncan
d. Banquo


Malvolio - Malvolio is the steward of Olivia's household in the play, Twelfth Night.Whom does Olivia's Uncle con into thinking that Olivia is in love with him and wishes to see him wear yellow stockings?

a. Sebastian
b. Malvolio
c. Shylock
d. Viola


The Tempest - Gene Roddenberry stated that Forbidden Planet was one of his inspirations for Star Trek.Forbidden Planet is a 1956 sci-fi film based on which Shakespearean play?

a. Romeo and Juliet
b. Othello
c. King Lear
d. The Tempest


Henry VIII - The play is based on the life of Henry VIII of England.All is True was the original title for which Shakespeare play?

a. Henry VIII
b. Richard II
c. Richard III
d. King John


Britain - The first recorded production of Cymbeline was in April 1611.Complete the full title of Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline, King of...?

a. Britain
b. France
c. England
d. Rome


Rosalind - As You Like It is the origin of the phrase 'too much of a good thing'.Who is the lover of Orlando in "As You Like It"?

a. Juliet
b. Rosalind
c. Helena
d. Touchstone


Verona - Romeo and Juliet was one of Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime.Which city provides the setting for "Romeo and Juliet"?

a. Verona
b. Rome
c. Milan
d. Venice




Printable Trivia Questions
Click Here For a Printable Version of This Quiz


Trivia Game Icon
Click Here to Play This Quiz Interactively

 

Related Quizzes:

 


Free trivia games

 

 


 


 

  Site Contents

Trivia Home
Trivia Questions Index
Daily Trivia Challenge
Daily Trivia Contest
Movie Quiz Challenge
TriviaChamp Blog
Id In Three Trivia
Topic Sleuth Trivia
Wordsearch Games
Fun Online Pranks
Christmas Fun Pages
Halloween Fun Pages
Thanksgiving Fun Pages
Pub Quiz Sheets
Video Trivia Games
Weird Trivia Facts
Add a Trivia Game
Leave Feedback
Privacy Policy
Site Map


  Trivia Categories

General Trivia
Pop Culture Trivia Questions E83
General Knowledge Trivia Questions E119
May 2017 Current Events Quiz
Pop Culture Trivia Questions E82
Video Game Character Matchup Quiz
More ...
Movie Trivia
Comedy Movie Trivia Questions E6
Action Movies Trivia Questions II
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E10
Romance Movies Trivia Questions II
Movie Trivia Questions E46
More ...
TV Shows Trivia
The Simpsons Trivia Quiz
TV Show Trivia Questions E18
SNL Characters Trivia Quiz
British Sitcoms Trivia Quiz
Pretty Little Liars Quiz
More ...
Music Trivia
2017 Pop Music Quiz
Members Band Matchup Quiz
Music Trivia Questions E44
1950s Song Artist Matchup Quiz
David Bowie Lyrics Trivia Quiz
More ...
History Trivia
History Trivia Questions E37
What Happened First Trivia Quiz E4
Kids History Trivia Questions
World War I Trivia Questions E2
What Happened First Trivia Quiz III
More ...
Geography Trivia
State Motto Matchup Quiz
British Cities Trivia Quiz III
United States Geography Quiz E6
United States Geography Quiz E5
South Africa Trivia Quiz
More ...
Science Trivia
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz E5
Science Trivia Questions E31
Science Trivia Questions E30
Science Trivia Questions E29
Science Trivia Questions E28
More ...
Sports Trivia
Sports Trivia Questions E30
Baseball Trivia Questions E6
Olympic Team Sports Trivia Quiz
Olympic British Stars Trivia Quiz
Olympics Basketball Trivia Quiz
More ...
Kids Trivia
Kids Trivia Questions E32
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E9
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz III
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E7
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz II
More ...
Language Trivia
Collective Terms Trivia Quiz II
Collective Terms Trivia Quiz
Languages Trivia Quiz
Language And Wordplay Quiz
Words And Wordplay Trivia Quiz
More ...
Literature Trivia
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E15
Literature Trivia Questions E9
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E14
William Shakespeare Trivia Quiz II
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E13
More ...
Animal Trivia
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz E5
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz E4
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz III
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz II
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz
More ...
Misc. Trivia
Food And Drink Trivia Quiz E18
Food And Drink Trivia Quiz E17
Christmas Trivia Quiz Questions E6
Christmas Trivia Quiz Questions V
Beer Slogans Trivia Quiz
More ...