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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. Who do the witches meet with the morning after Banquo's murder?
2. What do the witches plan to harvest from the moon?
(a) A vaporous drop.
(b) Dust of the moon.
(c) Artificial light.
(d) A key to darkness.
3. What do the witches plan to show Macbeth the morning after Banquo's murder?
(a) A prophecy of lies.
(b) His sins.
(c) His destiny.
(d) His future disgrace.
4. What brings Siward comfort when he hears of his son's death?
(a) He died quickly and painlessly.
(b) He died nobly.
(c) He honored his father.
(d) Macbeth was defeated.
5. What has caused Macbeth's fiery rage while the soldiers are all in Dunsinane?
(a) His secret murders.
(b) The treachery of his friends.
(c) His wife's madness.
(d) The mutiny against him.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does a doctor say Lady Macbeth needs to heal?
2. Why is Macbeth not afraid of the man sworn to take revenge on him?
3. Who of the following is NOT in attendance in the hall when the banquet begins in Act 3, Scene 4?
4. Who is with Lady Macduff in her castle when she hears her husband has fled?
5. What do the men in Dunsinane use as camouflage?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Malcolm suggest that his soldiers use as camouflage while approaching Macbeth's castle?
2. Where has Macduff fled to after hearing about Banquo's death?
3. What does the bloody child tell Macbeth when Macbeth visits the three witches?
4. What does Macbeth see at the banquet that frightens him beyond measure?
5. Why is Macbeth so sure that he will be victorious over Malcolm's army?
6. In Act 4, Scene 2, what happens to Lady Macduff as she is preparing to join her husband?
7. How does Angus pledge to purge Macbeth of his bloodlusty sickness?
8. Where is most of Malcolm's army from?
9. What is peculiar about the appearance of the surprise visitor to Macbeth's banquet in Act 3, Scene 4?
10. Why is Macbeth's army so small in comparison to Malcolm's army?
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