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Shakespeare in Love and the Elizabethan era

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Shakespeare in Love and the Elizabethan era

A multiple choice quiz 

 
 
 
1. The action takes place in                         

 

London

Stratford-upon-Avon

Virginia

Cambridge

 

2. The Queen of England at that time was

 

Elisabeth II

Victoria

Elisabeth I

      Mary

 

3. In Shakespeare’s time, women couldn’t

 

go into a theatre

      perform on a stage

smoke

be queens

 
4. From time to time playhouses were shut down in London because of

 

lack of audience

public immorality

the plague

any of them

 

5. The person in charge of the stage censorship -closing down theatres- was called the

 

Master of the Rebels

Master of the Revels

Rebellious Master

      Royal Overseer

 

6. Lord Wessex’s American business was based on

 

cotton

tobacco

gold mines

slavery

 

7. That greedy mouse-loving teenager who betrayed Will and Viola became, several years later, one of the most famous English playwrights of his time. His name was

 

      John Webster

      Thomas  Moore

Christopher Marlowe

Ben Johnson

 

8. Those people who had no money for a seat in the balcony and stood around the stage during the play were called

 

upstanders

beggars

shoeless

groundlings

 

9. One of these plays was not written by Shakespeare:

 

Romeo and Juliet

Twelfth Night

Doctor Faustus

The Tempest

 

10. And one of this plays was written by William Shakespeare:    

 

The White Devil

The Jew of Malta

The Massacre at Paris

Othello