William Shakespeare Quiz

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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 plays is an example of a Shakespearean comedy?

  • Question 4

    What is William Shakespeare's nickname?

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

    Which of the following is NOT a Shakespearean tragedy?

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

    About how many plays is Shakespeare thought to have written?

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