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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 brings Siward comfort when he hears of his son's death?
(a) Macbeth was defeated.
(b) He died nobly.
(c) He died quickly and painlessly.
(d) He honored his father.
2. What does the army at Dunsinane do when they reach the castle?
(a) Begin bombarding the castle.
(b) Wait for Macbeth.
(c) Pound their drums.
3. What news terrifies Macbeth at his banquet?
(a) Banquo is dead.
(b) Banquo's death had witnesses.
(c) Fleance escaped.
(d) The murderer wants more money.
4. How was Macduff born?
(a) Stillborn, and then revived.
(b) Extracted from his mother's dead corpse.
(c) Born prematurely.
(d) Ripped from his mother's womb.
5. What makes Macbeth feel invincible in Act 5?
(a) The love the people have for him.
(b) His anger.
(c) His huge army.
(d) The prophecy of the witches.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does the first scene in Act 5 take place?
2. How does Macbeth feel about his first killing in the battle in Act 5, Scene 7?
3. Who does Lennox speak to about Banquo's death?
4. What does Macbeth see at the banquet that no one else does?
5. What does Lady Macduff say her husband's flight makes her look like?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Angus pledge to purge Macbeth of his bloodlusty sickness?
2. In Act 4, Scene 2, why is Lady Macduff so frustrated with the flight of her husband?
3. Why does Macbeth not want to receive any more reports from the doctor and his attendant in Act 5, Scene 2?
4. What is Hecate planning on harvesting from the moon?
5. How does Macduff prove that he has slain Macbeth?
6. What does Macbeth think his enemies will suffer before he is defeated?
7. Who is the first person Macbeth kills in the battle against Malcolm?
8. What does the child with the tree branch tell Macbeth when he visits the three witches?
9. What about his new English soldiers is Malcolm most worried about?
10. Where is most of Malcolm's army from?
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