Macbeth Act 1 Scene 2 Quiz

"The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse, " warned Irish philosopher Edmund Burke. He was right. Power is like a drug: the more you have, the more you want. Such is the case with Macbeth. He has proven himself to be a formidable force and has been rewarded for his efforts... but he wants more. Be sure you understand the players and their positions as they strive to achieve and maintain power by taking eNotes' exclusive, interactive quiz on Macbeth Act 1, Scene 2. Each of our questions is ranked by level of difficulty. Did you score a six or higher? You rock. Go ahead. See how you do!

  1. In Act 1, it is reported that Macbeth acted ___________ on the battlefield.

  2. True or False: Macbeth is the king of Scotland as the play opens

  3. Whom does Duncan name the new Thane of Cawdor?

  4. In Act 1, whom does the king order to be executed?