Macbeth Act 3 Scene 1 Quiz

"The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late," Daniel Defoe wrote. The same lesson could be applied to the characters of Macbeth. While Macbeth and Banquo are hoping for good fates, for themselves and for their children, fate does not operate on wishes and desires. Make sure you are following the characters as they try to thwart or hasten what fate has in store for them by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Macbeth Act 3, Scene 1. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!

  1. Why does Macbeth hire men to kill Banquo and Fleance?

  2. Macbeth asks Banquo to join him that evening for:

  3. What does Banquo feel he owes to Macbeth, even though he doesn't trust him?

  4. What had Banquo planned to do with his sons during the day?

  5. True or False: Banquo wants the witches' prophecy for his sons to come to pass