William Shakespeare Overview Quiz

William Shakespeare Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you really know about the Bard of Avon? Take this quiz about William Shakespeare from eNotes and find out!

  • Question 1

    Shakespeare mainly wrote what type of poem?

  • Question 2

    In what centuries did Shakespeare write his plays?

  • Question 3

    Which of the following is NOT a Shakespearean tragedy?

  • Question 4

    About how many plays is Shakespeare thought to have written?

  • Question 5

    What was the initial name of Shakespeare's acting troupe?

  • Question 6

    What is the first official collections of Shakespeare's works called?

  • Question 7

    Which of the following monarchs is NOT a subject of a Shakespearean history play?

  • Question 8

    Which of the following plays is an example of a Shakespearean comedy?

  • Question 9

    What is the name of the theater where many of Shakespeare's plays were performed?

  • Question 10

    What is William Shakespeare's nickname?

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