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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Duncan decide to camp at the beginning of the play?
(a) Forres.
(b) Triamond.
(c) Innerwith.
(d) Florence.

2. What does Macbeth feel that Banquo has stripped him of?
(a) His pride.
(b) His regal nature.
(c) His victory in battle.
(d) His lineage.

3. What does Banquo wish to speak with Macbeth about on his first night in Macbeth's castle?
(a) The battle.
(b) The witches.
(c) Duncan.
(d) Lady Macbeth.

4. What is Macbeth's first reaction to the witches?
(a) Impatient and worried.
(b) Amazed and terrified.
(c) Surprised and disgusted.
(d) Skeptical and unbelieving.

5. What does Macbeth say the people would do if Duncan were killed?
(a) Fight.
(b) Seek justice.
(c) Cry.
(d) Go on with their lives.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lady Macbeth say she would do before breaking a promise?

2. Who is assisting the main enemy of Scotland at the time of this play?

3. What does Macbeth ask his wife to prepare for him for after he has completed his chore in Act 2, Scene 1?

4. in Act 1, Scene 3, what do the witches tell Macbeth he will become?

5. How is Lady Macbeth told of the king's murder the morning after?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Act 3, Scene 1, what does Macbeth lament that Banquo has taken from him?

2. What is to be done with the captured Thane of Cawdor in Act 1, Scene 2?

3. What does the witch do to punish the sailor's wife who offends her?

4. In Act 3, Scene 1, what do the witches prophecy for Banquo's future?

5. What does Ross speak with an old man about the morning after Duncan's assassination?

6. In Act 1, Scene 5, what does Macbeth write to his wife about while he is away at war?

7. What is the Porter doing just after Duncan is assassinated?

8. How did the Thane of Cawdor die?

9. Who does Duncan say will replace the Thane of Cawdor in his position?

10. What does Banquo wish to speak with Macbeth about late in the night just before Macbeth murders Duncan?

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