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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 36 quizzes and 365 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare Headlines! Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, coventry815, Apr 30 12

Picture each Shakespeare play as a series of flash headlines on a newspaper or a news home page!
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coventry815 gold member
Apr 30 12
4569 plays
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trivia quiz  More Songs from Shakespeare's Plays Editor choice cool 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, jouen58, Jun 30 03

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
jouen58
Jun 30 03
2937 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare Limericks 2 Editor choice cool 5 questions
Average, 5 Qns, Islingtonian, Aug 14 02

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
Islingtonian
Aug 14 02
8184 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare By Body Count cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Jun 22 10

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.
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adams627
Jun 22 10
1002 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare Play Summaries in Four Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Jul 26 10

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.)
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Caseena
Jul 26 10
2823 plays
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trivia quiz  Which Play? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, VerticalDancer, Sep 09 09

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!
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VerticalDancer
Sep 09 09
4017 plays
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trivia quiz  Losing It in Shakespeare's Plays cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jouen58, Aug 27 03

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...
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jouen58
Aug 27 03
7338 plays
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trivia quiz  Jersey Shakespeare cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Joepetz, May 30 15

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
Joepetz gold member
May 30 15
582 plays
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trivia quiz  Rhyme and Treason cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 10 14

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.)
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looney_tunes editor
Feb 10 14
2115 plays
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photo quiz  At the End of the Play cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, May 31 14

These images portray moments from Act Five of Shakespeare plays - tell me which one!
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merylfederman gold member
May 31 14
657 plays
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trivia quiz  Plays by the Bard cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Aug 30 06

Join me in celebrating the plays of William Shakespeare (Apr. 23, 1564 - Apr. 23, 1616).
Easy
skunkee editor
Aug 30 06
2319 plays
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match quiz  Shakespeare's Geography cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, davejacobs, Jul 12 17

Shakespeare seems to have had a good knowledge of European geography, and his plays have a range of settings throughout that area. Can you match the locations of some of his plays?
Easy
davejacobs
Jul 12 17
543 plays
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trivia quiz  Women in Shakespeare's Plays cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Aug 15 00

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.
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minch gold member
Aug 15 00
5979 plays
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trivia quiz  Book Titles From Shakespeare cool 25 questions
Difficult, 25 Qns, wordnerd, Jun 01 02

I'll give you the title of a book which comes from Shakespeare. You tell me the play the quote comes from.
Difficult
wordnerd
Jun 01 02
3129 plays
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trivia quiz  I'm Hungry cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, JellyTrollMorton, Apr 30 02

Identify the Shakespeare play in which each of the following food quotes appears.
Tough
JellyTrollMorton
Apr 30 02
1812 plays
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trivia quiz  Why do Fools Fall in Love? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, andymuenz, Sep 23 14

Match the Shakespearean lovers with the play they appeared in.
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andymuenz gold member
Sep 23 14
576 plays
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trivia quiz  The Key to a Happy Marriage cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, Apr 15 13

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!
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merylfederman gold member
Apr 15 13
339 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare Limericks 5 questions
Average, 5 Qns, Islingtonian, Apr 09 02

Can you identify the Shakespeare plays from the limericks below? Read the limerick and type in the name of the play!
Average
Islingtonian
Apr 09 02
4938 plays
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trivia quiz  Playing the Fool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AdamM7, Mar 09 14

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.
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AdamM7
Mar 09 14
363 plays
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trivia quiz  More Than Words 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, May 19 12

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!
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merylfederman gold member
May 19 12
432 plays
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trivia quiz  Who Are Shakespeare's Chattiest Characters? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Bazzoomer, Nov 15 09

All you need to do is work out in which of Shakespeare's plays the following characters have the most lines to speak.
Easy
Bazzoomer
Nov 15 09
873 plays
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trivia quiz  Much Ado About Muffins 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, poshprice, Oct 31 12

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
poshprice gold member
Oct 31 12
390 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare In Haiku 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 05 15

A straightforward quiz. Read the poem. Identify the play. That's all there is to it!
Easy
daver852 gold member
Apr 05 15
639 plays
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trivia quiz  Tough Anagrams of Shakespearean Plays 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Dec 08 00

All of these Anagrams are titles of plays by Shakespeare. They get tougher (I think) as you go.
Average
robert362
Dec 08 00
3039 plays
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trivia quiz  Songs From Shakespeare's Plays 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, jouen58, Mar 04 03

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
jouen58
Mar 04 03
924 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare's Plays in the Movies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jan 19 01

All of these movies are based upon Will Shakespeare's plays. Just match the play to the movie. Verified by the IMDb
Average
awkins
Jan 19 01
4734 plays
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trivia quiz  Name that Book II: SHAKESPEARE! 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, JsusFreak, Jul 21 00

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
JsusFreak
Jul 21 00
6006 plays
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trivia quiz  Guess the Play from the Characters 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ruma, Sep 25 00

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
Ruma
Sep 25 00
6192 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespearian Characters 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Bronte, Mar 15 01

Who's in which Shakespearian play? Come and have a go! Best of luck!
Average
Bronte
Mar 15 01
5886 plays
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trivia quiz  Help, Shakespeare, I'm Dying! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, poodog, Aug 21 03

I give you a quote from a dying character, you tell me from which play it was taken. Good luck!
Tough
poodog
Aug 21 03
2040 plays
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