Will in the World Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Stephen Greenblatt
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What character in King Lear may reflect the plight of Edmund Campion?
(a) Falstaff
(b) Edgar
(c) Romeo
(d) Iago

2. What position did Will’s father, John, hold in Stratford?
(a) Priest
(b) Mayor
(c) Councilman
(d) Lawyer

3. How did Will feel about a future career in theater?
(a) He did not like the idea of it at all
(b) He did not care
(c) He liked the idea of it very much
(d) He felt torn between theater and teaching

4. Gloves during this time were made from which material?
(a) Polyester
(b) Cotton
(c) Leather
(d) Silk

5. What eventually happened to Edmund Campion?
(a) He was given a large sum of money
(b) He was made mayor
(c) He was executed
(d) He died of old age

Short Answer Questions

1. In what country is Stratford located?

2. Which theme in Will’s later works likely stemmed from his family life?

3. What was a popular way of teaching students in Will’s school?

4. In Chapter 3, what occupation is presented as one that Will might have done while living in Lancashire?

5. What was John Shakespeare’s primary occupation?

(see the answer key)

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