Test Answers on Macbeth

Macbeth Test Study Guide Test

The Three Witches. They say this in the beginning of the play. It sets the tone for the rest of the play by establishing a sense of confusion. Indeed, the play is filled with situations where evil is depicted as good, while good is rendered evil. \”Fair is foul, and foul is fair.\” The Three […]

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Macbeth Study Guide Questions for Final Exam

Who are the first characters to appear in this play? Three Witches What is the weather like at the beginning of the play? Lightning and thunder What do the witches vow to do at the beginning of the play? Meet again When do the witches want to meet? After a mighty battle Where does the […]

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macbeth act 4 study guide- honors

what is the first apparition and what does it say? the armed head (Armour); it means beware of macduff what is the second apparition and what does it tell macbeth? why does macbeth feeh he can ignore the first apparition’s warning? the bloody child; do not fear one born of women; can ignore it bc […]

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Macbeth Act 4 Study Guide Questions

Scene 1: What does the first apparition and what does it warn macbeth about? It is an armored head and the message is beware Macduff. What does the second apparition and what does it warn him about? It is a bloody baby and it says none of women born can harm Macbeth. What, after this, […]

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MacBeth Act 2 Scenes 3-4

What does a porter (who was most likely drunk) ramble on about? A porter stumbles through the hallway to answer the knocking, grumbling comically about the noise and mocking whoever is on the other side of the door. He compares himself to a porter at the gates of hell and asks, \”Who’s there, i’ th’ […]

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Beowulf vs Macbeth

Beowulf • Heroic death • Motivation: selfless • Absence of women • Villains: Grendel, Grendel’s mother, dragon • Hero → Hero • Exhibits strength/courage throughout text • Setting: Sweden, Denmark, 6th – 8th century • External conflict • Grendel is a descendant of Cain Beowulf and Macbeth • Heroism • Historical • Supernatural creatures – […]

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Figurative Language Quotes in Macbeth

question simile answer “This is the sergeant Who like a good and hardy soldier fought ‘Gainst my captivity.” question simile answer “Doubtful it stood; As two spent swimmers, that do cling together And choke their art.” question simile answer As thick as hail came post with post question simile answer But like a man he […]

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Macbeth Acts I-V

question What do we learn about Macbeth’s battlefield deeds? answer He is heroic, courageous, defeated the Thane of Cawdor, and halted the Norwegian invasion. question What are the recent activities of the Thane of Cawdor? answer He’s a traitor for helping the Norwegians and is sentenced to death. question What reward does Macbeth receive from […]

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macbeth – 1088 words – Flashcard

question what does the captain tell King Duncan about Macbeth’s battlefield deeds? answer he was very brave, he killed Macdonwald, and he won the battle question What does the king learn from Ross about the Thane of Cawdor’s activities? answer he was a traitor question What reward for victory does Macbeth receive almost immediately from […]

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Macbeth Acts 4

question Witch 2 says, “By the pricking of my thumb, Something wicked this way comes.” Who arrives? answer Macbeth arrives question What is Macbeth’s attitude towards the witches this time? answer He is demanding, trying to take charge. question What four things did the witches show Macbeth? What does each show/say? What isMacbeth’s reaction? answer […]

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Drama: Act IV – Macbeth

question What method does Malcolm initially use to test Macduff’s loyalty, and why is he so suspicious of Macduff? Cite details from The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act IV, to support your answer. answer He claims to be worse than Macbeth and uninterested in helping to free Scotland from Macbeth’s tyranny. He does so because he […]

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Macbeth Final Exam Study Guide

question The play was written in honor of whom? answer King James I (Of Scotland) question Portions of the play were drawn from which text? answer The chronicles (of England, Scotland, and Ireland) question Most horrific murder by Macbeth answer Macduff’s family (No motive) question Which century is it set in? answer 11th question Setting […]

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Macbeth Test Study Guide

question mystery plays answer a medieval dramatic form based on a Biblical story, usually dealing with the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. question miracle plays answer a medieval dramatic form dealing with religious subjects such as Biblical stories or saints’ lives, usually presented in a series or cycle by the craft guilds. question morality […]

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Macbeth study guide questions

question What is the point of the first scene literally and in reference to the whole play? answer The theme of the play is set; Foul is fair and fair is fowl – the witches have the ability to create confusion and deception – not everything is as it seems; introduces weather motif question What […]

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Macbeth Act 2 – Study Guide

question What is part of the largess that is for Lady Macbeth? answer Diamond question What does Banquo dream of? answer The 3 Witches question What does Macbeth say in response to Banquo’s dream? answer He’s not thinking of them anymore question Macbeth tells Banquo that if he sticks (“cleave”) with him, he will give […]

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Macbeth Study Guide: Act IV

question Describe Macbeth’s behavior upon meeting the witches in Scene I. answer He becomes demanding towards the witches. question At the beginning of Act IV Macbeth meets the “weird sisters” while they are making a bizarre brew, he demands they show him his future. What is each apparition and the message which accompanies each (3)? […]

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Macbeth Act 5 Study Guide

question What do the doctor and gentlewoman see Lady Macbeth doing? What do they decide to do? answer She is sleepwalking and talking about the murders. The doctor decides his best move is to not mention that he heard anything, and he tells the woman to keep an eye on Lady Macbeth. •This is rather […]

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Macbeth – Act 1, Scenes 1–4

Scene 1 Plot Summary: Thunder and lightning crash above a Scottish moor. Three haggard old women, the witches, appear out of the storm. In eerie, chanting tones, they make plans to meet again upon the heath, after the battle, to confront Macbeth. As quickly as they arrive, they disappear. When shall we three meet again? […]

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Macbeth: Study Guide Questions, Act IV

question What information does Macbeth gather from the witches and their apparitions? answer Beware Macduff, none of woman born can harm Macbeth, and he is secure until Birnam Wood marches on Dunsinane question What is the general effect of the first three apparitions on Macbeth? answer Macbeth feels encouraged by the first three apparitions question […]

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Macbeth study guide act 1

question Foreshadowing: answer A hint of what is to come question What does “foul is fair, fair is foul” answer What looks good May really be bad and vice verse question Who fought bravely? answer Macbeth and Banquo question Who won the battle? answer Scotland question What happens to the thane of cawdor? answer He […]

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The Tragedy Of Macbeth: Study Questions (all Acts)

question Act 1 Scene 1 & 2: Who are the witches waiting for and where? answer Upon the Heath for Macbeth question Act 1 Scene 1 & 2: What line does the witches quote? What does it mean? answer “Foul is fair and fair is foul” what may appear to be good may not really […]

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