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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. What is the source of the shrill cry Macbeth hears as the army approaches his castle in Act 5, Scene 5?
(a) The gate is bombarded.
(b) The doctor is shot with an arrow.
(c) His servant sees the large numbers of the army.
(d) His wife has died.

2. How was Macduff born?
(a) Ripped from his mother's womb.
(b) Born prematurely.
(c) Extracted from his mother's dead corpse.
(d) Stillborn, and then revived.

3. What does Macbeth tell the unexpected visitor to the hall at the beginning of the banquet to do?
(a) Stand outside.
(b) Deliver his message.
(c) Wash himself.
(d) Take a seat.

4. What do the men in Dunsinane use as camouflage?
(a) Mud.
(b) Black paint.
(c) Armor from Macbeth's army.
(d) Branches from trees in the wood.

5. Why is Macbeth not at all disturbed by the war drums?
(a) He thinks they are preparing a tribute to him.
(b) He cannot hear them.
(c) He feel protected from his enemies.
(d) He thinks they are fighting for him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Malcolm tell the army to do when they reach the castle at Dunsinane?

2. What has been happening to Lady Macbeth since Banquo's death?

3. Why is Malcom afraid to take up the crown?

4. Who will lead the first assault on the castle in Act 5, Scene 6?

5. Why is Macbeth not afraid of the man sworn to take revenge on him?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Macbeth not want to receive any more reports from the doctor and his attendant in Act 5, Scene 2?

2. What does Macbeth ask Seyton to help him with before the battle begins?

3. What is peculiar about the appearance of the surprise visitor to Macbeth's banquet in Act 3, Scene 4?

4. Where has Macduff fled to after hearing about Banquo's death?

5. What is Malcolm trying to hide by using camouflage?

6. Who is the first person Macbeth kills in the battle against Malcolm?

7. How does Macduff prove that he has slain Macbeth?

8. How does Macbeth feel about his first kill in the battle against Malcolm?

9. How was Macduff born?

10. Who is the main general in Malcolm's army?

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