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You know the titles of Shakespeare's plays, but can you choose the right one for each of these questions? You might be given a quote, or a character, or a plot summary. Or a bit of each.   

There are 35 quizzes and 355 trivia questions in this category.
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Shakespeare Headlines!

Picture each Shakespeare play as a series of flash headlines on a newspaper or a news home page!
Average (10 qns)
4170 plays
More Songs from Shakespeare's Plays

An addendum to my previous quiz on Shakespearean songs. You must guess which play each song comes from (except for question 14). Good Luck & Enjoy!
Difficult (15 qns)
2856 plays
Shakespeare Limericks 2

By popular demand, "Parte the Seconde" of my Shakespeare Limericks quiz. Can you identify the plays from the limericks below? Read the limerick and type in the name of the play.
Average (5 qns)
8121 plays
Shakespeare By Body Count

Who says Shakespeare's plays are boring? This quiz will count down the ten bloodiest plays in the Bard's canon to determine which one has the most deaths. Spoilers abound in this quiz.
Average (10 qns)
927 plays
Shakespeare Play Summaries in Four Words

Just for fun. I have taken ten plays by the Bard and distilled them down to four words, which describe either the complete action of a play or a key scene/subplot. (Plot and ending spoilers follow.)
Average (10 qns)
2613 plays
Which Play?

It struck me that if Shakespeare's plays had really happened, they'd be breaking news, so I've written some news stories about a few of his plays. Contains spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
3756 plays
Losing It in Shakespeare's Plays

I simply don't understand people who find Shakespeare dull and boring. When a character in Shakespeare goes over the edge, he/she REALLY goes over the edge. Submitted for your approval...
Average (10 qns)
7095 plays
Plays by the Bard

Join me in celebrating the plays of William Shakespeare (Apr. 23, 1564 - Apr. 23, 1616).
Easy (10 qns)
2094 plays
At the End of the Play

These images portray moments from Act Five of Shakespeare plays - tell me which one!
Tough (10 qns)
561 plays
Rhyme and Treason

Shakespeare's plays are full of acts of betrayal (although not all are technically treason). Can you identify the plays where these examples occur? (Caution: spoilers ahead if you haven't read or seen the plays.)
Average (10 qns)
1755 plays
Jersey Shakespeare

Ever wonder what would happen if Shakespeare had set his plays in New Jersey? This quiz reimagines ten of his plays with a Jersey-style twist. Can you identify the masterpieces?
Easy (10 qns)
489 plays
Why do Fools Fall in Love?

Match the Shakespearean lovers with the play they appeared in.
Average (10 qns)
459 plays
I'm Hungry

Identify the Shakespeare play in which each of the following food quotes appears.
Tough (10 qns)
1770 plays
Book Titles From Shakespeare

I'll give you the title of a book which comes from Shakespeare. You tell me the play the quote comes from.
Difficult (25 qns)
3054 plays
Women in Shakespeare's Plays

There are not many women in Shakespeare's plays, although in some they play a very important part. In Shakespeare's day the parts of women were played by boys. I give you the woman. You name the play.
Average (10 qns)
5850 plays
The Key to a Happy Marriage

A lot of Shakespeare plays end with a wedding, but what of the characters who spend most of their plays married? Identify the play where the following married couples try to work things out!
Average (10 qns)
315 plays
Playing the Fool

Shakespeare uses "fools" in many of his plays. Although many are jesters or clowns, the main thing they share is their ability to outwit or point out flaws in other characters - often characters more important than themselves.
Tough (10 qns)
342 plays
Shakespeare In Haiku

A straightforward quiz. Read the poem. Identify the play. That's all there is to it!
Easy (10 qns)
573 plays
Shakespeare Limericks

Can you identify the Shakespeare plays from the limericks below? Read the limerick and type in the name of the play!
Average (5 qns)
4884 plays
More Than Words

Shakespeare's plays feature lots of pretty words, but there are also many key stage images and actions as well - name the play in which the following image/action occurs!
Average (10 qns)
372 plays
Who Are Shakespeare's Chattiest Characters?

All you need to do is work out in which of Shakespeare's plays the following characters have the most lines to speak.
Easy (10 qns)
825 plays
Much Ado About Muffins

What could be better than enjoying Shakespeare alongside a tasty, sweet treat? For while the one feeds the mind, the other sustains the belly. So let's move on to the plays of the Bard, with a muffin in hand of course!
Average (10 qns)
369 plays
Shakespeare's Plays in the Movies

All of these movies are based upon Will Shakespeare's plays. Just match the play to the movie. Verified by the IMDb
Average (10 qns)
4707 plays
Tough Anagrams of Shakespearean Plays

All of these Anagrams are titles of plays by Shakespeare. They get tougher (I think) as you go.
Average (10 qns)
3024 plays
Songs From Shakespeare's Plays

Nearly every one of Shakespeare's plays contains one or more songs, most of them with lyrics by the Bard. See if you can match the songs to the plays they come from. Good Luck!
Tough (15 qns)
906 plays
Guess the Play from the Characters

Guess the Shakespeare play from the characters listed....and I haven't listed all the main ones which would make it too easy. Go make your lit teacher proud!
Average (10 qns)
6039 plays
Name that Book II: SHAKESPEARE!

Ten question quiz is about Shakespeare's plays. I have read them and have seen some of them on stage and have seen some of the film versions of them.
Easy (10 qns)
5910 plays
Shakespearian Characters

Who's in which Shakespearian play? Come and have a go! Best of luck!
Average (10 qns)
5793 plays
Help, Shakespeare, I'm Dying!

I give you a quote from a dying character, you tell me from which play it was taken. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
2004 plays
Shakespeare Limericks 3

Absolutely the last part of my "Shakespeare Limericks" quiz. Can you identify the plays from the limericks below? Read the limerick and type in the name of the play.
Average (5 qns)
3318 plays
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