Malcolm in Macbeth Quiz

"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown." This line comes from Shakespeare's Henry IV but it applies to any king in his plays, or indeed, any king in real life. Power is attractive. Power is often seized. In Macbeth, when Duncan is killed Malcolm must make decisions that will have lasting ramifications. How well do you understand how this important character fits into the framework of the play? Take our exclusive, interactive quiz to Malcolm in Macbeth and find out. Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!  

  1. Which of the following is NOT among the promises Malcolm makes at his coronation?

  2. Who seeks Malcolm's help in England?

  3. What does Malcolm do when he learns of Duncan's murder?

  4. To whom is Malcolm related?

  5. True or False: Malcolm has doubts about Macduff's motives