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Macbeth Act II Review. Who is Macduff? A. Thane of Ireland B. King of England C. Thane of Scone D. Thane of Fife.

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1 Macbeth Act II Review

2 Who is Macduff? A. Thane of Ireland B. King of England C. Thane of Scone D. Thane of Fife

3 In drama, lines spoken by a character in an undertone or directly to the audience. Supposed to be heard by the audience, but not by other characters onstage. A. Atmosphere B. Monologue C. Aside D. Soliloquy B. Aside

4 Why could Lady Macbeth not bring herself to murder Duncan? A. As he was asleep, he reminded her of Macbeth B. He reminded her of the child she and Macbeth lost years ago C. He resembled her father as he was sleeping D. She changed her mind C. He resembled her father as he was sleeping

5 After the murder of Duncan, to what is the knocking compared? A. Guilt B. Macbeth’s heart C. Sleep D. The gates of Hell

6 Immediately following the murder of Duncan, how does Macbeth feel? A. Emotionless B. Unashamed C. Guilty D. None of the above C. Guilty

7 How does the time of day in Act II, scene I reflect events to come? A. It is close to noon, which indicates from here until the play’s end there will be smooth sailing B. The time of day is close to midnight, which is reflective of the evil to come C. It is close to dusk, which reflects “things quieting down” or the falling action D. It is morning, which is reflective of a new, fresh start B. The time of day is close to midnight, which is reflective of the evil to come

8 Who is suspicious of Macbeth for the murder of Duncan in Act II, scene iv? A. Fleance B. Macduff C. Lennox D. Donalbain B. Macduff

9 Macduff states he will not attend Macbeth’s coronation. What does this indicate? A. It indicates he is selfish and does not want to see Macbeth rise to the throne B. It indicates Macduff would rather go to Duncan’s funeral C. It indicates Macduff is not a supporter of Macbeth and may be weary of him already D. Macduff would rather be defending his country in battle C. It indicates Macduff is not a supporter of Macbeth and may be weary of him already

10 To where did Duncan’s son, Donalbain, flee? A. The Americas B. Spain C. Venice D. Ireland

11 In drama, an extended speech delivered by a character alone onstage. The character reveals his or her innermost thoughts and feelings directly to the audience A. Scansion B. Monologue C. Soliloquy D. Dialogue C. Soliloquy

12 What does Banquo reveal to Fleance in Act II, scene i? A. His wife’s death was prophecied B. The witches’ prophecies C. He admits he has not been sleeping well and has been having nightmares D. He is afraid of the darkness C. He admits he has not been sleeping well and has been having nightmares

13 The comic relief of Act II is: A. Lady Macbeth B. Fleance C. The servants D. The Porter

14 After Duncan’s murder, why can Macbeth not recite the Lord’s prayer? A. He feels unworthy B. He cannot recite the Lord’s prayer because he has just murdered Duncan C. Lady Macbeth advised him not to D. Duncan was an atheist B. He cannot recite the Lord’s prayer because he has just murdered Duncan

15 Who is Fleance and why is he significant? A. Macbeth’s son; as he may become a Thane B. Banquo’s son; as he may become King C. Lady Macbeth’s brother; he is a Thane D. None of the above B. Banquo’s son; he may become King

16 How does Banquo feel about the witches’ prophecies in Act II? A. Banquo trusts the witches and finds the prophecies comforting B. Banquo finds them to be annoying C. Banquo finds them to be intelligent and finds them intriguing D. Banquo does not trust the witches and feels uneasy about their prophecies because their first came true immediately D. Banquo does not trust the witches and feels uneasy about their prophecies

17 Of what is the blood in Macbeth symbolic? A. Sadness B. Murder C. Guilt D. Ruthlessness C. Guilt

18 Which lie does Macbeth tell Banquo in Act II, scene i? A. Macbeth tells Banquo he has not thought of the witches very much B. Macbeth tells Banquo Lady Macbeth has divorced him C. Macbeth tells Banquo Duncan encountered the witches personally D. Macbeth tells Banquo the witches approached him again A. Macbeth tells Banquo he has not thought of the witches very much

19 Duncan’s murder and the discovery of his body can best be described as what part of the play? A. Exposition B. Climax C. Denoument D. Rising Action

20 What is Lady Macbeth’s attitude toward the blood on both her and her husband’s hands? A. Lady Macbeth does not seem to care B. Lady Macbeth is disinterested C. Lady Macbeth is bothered by the blood D. Lady Macbeth states “My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white” (line 63) D. Lady Macbeth states “MY hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white”

21 What was the two servants/grooms’ supposed motive for killing Duncan? A. Macbeth paid them to do kill Duncan B. Bribed by Lady Macbeth C. They were bribed by Malcolm and Donalbain D. They killed Duncan because they wanted to C. They were bribed by Malcolm and Donalbain

22 While everybody else is lamenting the death of Duncan, what does Macbeth admit to doing? A. Macbeth admits to killing Duncan B. He admits to allowing Lady Macbeth set everything up for the murder C. He admits to nothing D. Macbeth admits to killing the two guards

23 A motif, or recurring idea/image in Act II/Macbeth is that of: A. Death B. Suspense C. Blood D. Snow C. Blood

24 “The night has been unruly. Where we lay, our chimneys were blown down, and, as they say, prophesying with accents terrible of dire combustion and confused events new hatched to the woeful time the obscure bird clamored the livelong night. Some say the earth was feverous and did shake” indicates: A. The world is going to end B. Nature itself is distorted C. Everybody is going mad D. There was a terrible storm the night before B. Nature itself is distorted

25 In Act II, what is the signal Lady Macbeth will give Macbeth when all is prepared for him to commit the act? A. She will yell she is ready B. She will wake him from his sleep C. She will scream D. She will ring a bell

26 When murdering Duncan, what foolish thing does Macbeth do? A. Beseeches him for forgiveness B. Asks Donalbain to act as if nothing happened C. Macbeth makes a noise during the murder D. Macbeth changes his mind while murdering Duncan C. Macbeth makes a noise during the murder

27 How does Lady Macbeth react when she “hears” about Duncan’s murder? A. She cackles B. She cries C. She pretends to faint so as to appear blameless D. She has no reaction at all C. She pretends to faint so as to appear blameless

28 “These deeds must not be though after all these ways; so it will make us mad” A. Macbeth B. Lennox C. Banquo D. Lady Macbeth


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