Macbeth in Macbeth Quiz

"Ambition should be made of sterner stuff," Marc Antony said in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. The same thing could be said of Macbeth. The Thane of Cawdor had shown remarkable bravery on the battlefield, and his ambition seemed boundless. However, as the once-great warrior discovered, his "stuff" was not as "stern" as it needed to be. Macbeth is haunted by his deeds and he will pay for his betrayal. Be sure you understand the nuances of this tragic character by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Macbeth in Macbeth. Each of our questions is ranked by level of difficulty by gauging how many times each question has been answered correctly. Did you score a six or higher? You rock. Go ahead, see how you do!

  1. What does Lady Macbeth say that makes Macbeth decide to carry through with the murder?

  2. Which of the following is NOT among Macbeth's reservations about killing the King?

  3. Upon whom does Macbeth pin responsibility for Duncan's murder?

  4. The second apparition tells Macbeth he cannot be harmed _______________.

  5. What is Macbeth's nationality?

  6. What is Macbeth's rank in the military?

  7. Which of the following is NOT one of the titles the witches call Macbeth by?

  8. The final apparition tells Macbeth that he cannot be vanquished until ____________________.

  9. Whose ghost haunts Macbeth at the banquet?

  10. Which king has Macbeth defeated in battle, bringing him notoriety?