Just a few ladies, hanging around in the country side... Oh, wait... Does that one have warts? And what are they stirring in that huge pot? Is that a... thumb? Welcome to Act 1, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth. No ruby slippers or benevolent witches here. The Bard of Avon really knows how to create a mood. Be sure you understand the witches' puzzles better than Macbeth does by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz for Macbeth Act 1, Scene 1.