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‘HAMLET’ QUIZ FROM THE GUARDIAN ·

(from the Guardian, 10/15.)

As Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet gets an NT Live broadcast, test your knowledge of Shakespeare’s princely tragedy

1. Who speaks the line “Now pile your dust upon the quick and dead”?

Gertrude

Laertes

Ophelia

2. Which of the following lines does not come from Hamlet?

“Sweets to the sweet”

“The rest is silence”

“Something wicked this way comes”

3. Which of the pre-Raphaelites depicted Ophelia in a painting held in Tate Britain?

William Holman Hunt

John Everett Millais

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/oct/15/o-answer-me-how-well-do-you-know-hamlet-quiz

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CAN YOU RHYME LIKE SONDHEIM? – QUIZ ·

(From the Guardian, 1/5.)

Sondheim's lyrics are some of the best we've heard. How well do you know them? Add the missing word …

  1. “It’s … / Finest in the shop.”
    1. Slop      
    2. Fop      
    3. Escalope      
  2. “Count your blessings, one, two, three / I just hate      keeping score / Any number is fine with me as long as it’s …”
    1. Four      
    2. Galore      
    3. More      
  3. "This is how Samson was shorn / Each in her      style a Delilah …"
    1. Reborn      
    2. Will       mourn
    3. Lowborn

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/quiz/2015/jan/05/rhyme-like-sondheim-quiz-into-the-woods

MATCH SHAKESPEARE’S PLAYS TO THEIR SETTINGS – QUIZ ·

   

(from the Guardian, 11/10.)

  1. 1.Rousillon. The Count’s palace.
    1. All's       Well That Ends Well
    2. Comedy       of Errors
    3. Julius       Caesar
  2. 2.Orchard of Oliver’s house.
    1. Much       Ado About Nothing
    2. Twelfth       Night
    3. As       You Like It
  3. 3.Elsinore. A platform before the Castle.
    1. Richard       III
    2. King       John
    3. Hamlet      
  4. 4.Warkworth. Before Northumberland's Castle.
    1. Henry       VIII
    2. Henry       IV Part II
    3. Henry       V

 

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/quiz/2014/nov/10/shakespeare-plays-settings-quiz