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: Shakespeare’s fathers (and their children)

Shakespeare’s Fathers Which Shakespeare characters (fathers or their children) speak these lines? A daughter’s love “Good my lord, You have begot me, bred me, loved me. I return those duties back as are right fit: Obey you, love you, and most honor you.” A father’s farewell “There, my blessing with thee. And these few precepts… Continue Reading »


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

America’s Shakespeare How well do you know the history of Shakespeare in America? The Booth Brothers Less than a year before John Wilkes Booth became infamous for assassinating Abraham Lincoln, he and two of his brothers (normally onstage rivals) teamed up for a production of Julius Caesar to raise money for a statue of Shakespeare… Continue Reading »


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 »


Quiz: Can you identify the Shakespeare play by only the first line?

Test your Shakespeare knowledge and take our quiz! Can you identify the Shakespeare quiz by the first line? See if you can identify the play with only the first line to go by. Be warned, it gets harder as you progress. To find the text of all the plays for free online, visit www.folgerdigitaltexts.org. “Two… Continue Reading »