Will in the World Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Stephen Greenblatt
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Which of Will’s plays does NOT discuss loss of social status?
(a) The Tempest
(b) The Merchant of Venice
(c) Twelfth Night
(d) Romeo and Juliet

4. What was John Shakespeare’s primary occupation?
(a) Teacher
(b) Builder
(c) Glove maker
(d) Priest

5. Who is NOT an example of a villainous character in Will’s later work that stemmed from exposure to plays in his younger years?
(a) Falstaff
(b) Romeo
(c) Iago
(d) Angelo

Short Answer Questions

1. What important thing was developed in Will through his early education?

2. In what country is Stratford located?

3. What is another aspect of Will’s early life that impacted his later theatrical career?

4. Choose the word that best describes the family of Will’s mother.

5. Which of Will’s plays does NOT include a reference to gloves?

(see the answer key)

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