2. Summary and quiz

This is a quiz where you compete in groups. Which group has the most right answers in 10 minutes? Before you begin, find and read a summary of Macbeth on the internet. Other than that, you may use any resource.

 

a) Where does the play take place?

 

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b) How is Macbeth introduced at the beginning of the play?

 

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c) What do the witches tell Macbeth?

 

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d) Why does he get the title of “Thane of Cawdor”?

 

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e) Who is Banquo?

 

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f) What do the witches tell Banquo?

 

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g) What does Lady Macbeth do when Macbeth returns to the castle?

 

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h) How do they kill King Duncan?

 

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i) What happens after the murder?

 

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j) Why do Duncan’s two sons flee?

 

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k) Why does Macbeth have Banquo killed?

 

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l) What happens to Banquo’s son Fleance?

 

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m) What do the witches prophesy which reassures Macbeth that he will be successful?

 

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n) Who is Macduff?

 

 

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o) What happens to his family?

 

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p) What happens to Lady Macbeth in Act 5?

 

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q) Do the witches’ prophecies come true?

 

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4. Divide the following words into two categories.

Divide the following words into two categories. What do the words in each category have in common? Give each category a name.

 

just                truthful          insensitive      violent           inhuman        valiant           humane

generous       brutal            deceitful         loyal              patient           courageous   hypocritical

greedy           brave             cruel              ruthless          sincere           gentle            affectionate

honest            unscrupulous