Posts Categorized: Quiz

Quiz: Buckets of ducats in Shakespeare’s plays

Shakespeare characters love talking about their ducats, which were commonly used coins in Shakespeare’s day. Can you match the money quote to the play it comes from?


Quiz: Shakespeare’s lovers

Can you match up these Shakespearean lovers? Take the quiz and challenge your friends.


Quiz: How well do you know the endings of Shakespeare’s plays?

Challenge thyself! Test your Shakespeare knowledge and take this quiz. You may have gotten a perfect score on our quiz about first lines in Shakespeare plays, but how will you do with lines that come near the end of his plays?


If Shakespeare characters were running for president, who would you vote for?

In an election year, we couldn’t resist creating a quiz about Shakespeare characters running for president. This is a little like ISideWith, but for Shakespeare fans. You answer the questions, and we match you with a candidate. So, who would you vote for? Take the quiz!


Quiz: Can you pair these Jane Austen and Shakespeare characters?

Take this quiz and test your knowledge of Jane Austen and Shakespeare! We give you a character from a Jane Austen novel, and you pick the corresponding character from Shakespeare’s plays, based on personality or storyline.



Quiz: How well do you know the history of Shakespeare in America?

Who is America’s Shakespeare? Test your knowledge with this quiz. Want to learn more? Visit the Folger Shakespeare Library exhibition, America’s Shakespeare, through July 24, 2016 Listen to the Shakespeare in American Life radio documentary


Quiz: Shakespeare’s Fools

Shakespeare’s plays are filled with fools like the ones pictured above, from Touchstone in As You Like It, to Feste in Twelfth Night—as well as characters in strong comedic roles, such as the Gravedigger, in Hamlet, or Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing. Can you match the name of the fool to the line that he… Continue Reading »