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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 Q
coventry815
Apr 30 12
3702 plays
2
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 Q
jouen58
Jun 30 03
2778 plays
3
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 Q
Islingtonian
Aug 14 02
8016 plays
4
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 Q
adams627
Jun 22 10
798 plays
5
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.)
Easy
10 Q
Caseena
Jul 26 10
2148 plays
6
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 Q
VerticalDancer
Sep 09 09
3339 plays
7
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 Q
jouen58
Aug 27 03
6732 plays
8
At the End of the Play

These images portray moments from Act Five of Shakespeare plays - tell me which one!
Tough
10 Q
merylfederman
May 31 14
465 plays
9
I'm Hungry

Identify the Shakespeare play in which each of the following food quotes appears.
Tough
10 Q
JellyTrollMorton
Apr 30 02
1737 plays
10
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 Q
Joepetz
May 30 15
327 plays
11
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 Q
merylfederman
Apr 15 13
276 plays
12
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 Q
minch
Aug 15 00
5769 plays
13
Shakespeare In Haiku

A straightforward quiz. Read the poem. Identify the play. That's all there is to it!
Easy
10 Q
daver852
Apr 05 15
357 plays
14
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 Q
Islingtonian
Apr 09 02
4848 plays
15
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 Q
wordnerd
Jun 01 02
2994 plays
16
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 Q
AdamM7
Mar 09 14
327 plays
17
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 Q
poshprice
Oct 31 12
339 plays
18
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 Q
Bazzoomer
Nov 15 09
735 plays
19
Why do Fools Fall in Love?

Match the Shakespearean lovers with the play they appeared in.
Average
10 Q
andymuenz
Sep 23 14
375 plays
20
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 Q
looney_tunes
Feb 10 14
441 plays
21
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 Q
merylfederman
May 19 12
330 plays
22
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 Q
jouen58
Mar 04 03
897 plays
23
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 Q
robert362
Dec 08 00
2988 plays
24
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 Q
awkins
Jan 19 01
4467 plays
25
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 Q
Ruma
Sep 25 00
5982 plays
26
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 Q
JsusFreak
Jul 21 00
5718 plays
27
Shakespearian Characters

Who's in which Shakespearian play? Come and have a go! Best of luck!
Average
10 Q
Bronte
Mar 15 01
5598 plays
28
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 Q
poodog
Aug 21 03
1980 plays
29
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 Q
Islingtonian
Aug 15 02
3300 plays
30
Shakespeare's Plays

I will give you the characters at the opening of the play, and their location. You name the play.
Tough
10 Q
awkins
Oct 26 00
3597 plays
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