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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.   

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Trivia Quizzes in category Name the Play
1
Shakespeare Headlines! 10 questions

Picture each Shakespeare play as a series of flash headlines on a newspaper or a news home page!
Average
coventry815
4209 plays
2
More Songs from Shakespeare's Plays 15 questions

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
2865 plays
3
Shakespeare Limericks 2 5 questions

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
8148 plays
4
Shakespeare By Body Count 10 questions

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
adams627
936 plays
5
Shakespeare Play Summaries in Four Words 10 questions

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
Caseena
2640 plays
6
Which Play? 10 questions

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
VerticalDancer
3771 plays
7
Losing It in Shakespeare's Plays 10 questions

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
jouen58
7119 plays
8
Plays by the Bard 10 questions

Join me in celebrating the plays of William Shakespeare (Apr. 23, 1564 - Apr. 23, 1616).
Easy
skunkee
2100 plays
9
Rhyme and Treason 10 questions

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
looney_tunes
1800 plays
10
Jersey Shakespeare 10 questions

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
495 plays
11
At the End of the Play 10 questions

These images portray moments from Act Five of Shakespeare plays - tell me which one!
Tough
merylfederman
570 plays
12
Why do Fools Fall in Love? 10 questions

Match the Shakespearean lovers with the play they appeared in.
Average
andymuenz
468 plays
13
Book Titles From Shakespeare 25 questions

I'll give you the title of a book which comes from Shakespeare. You tell me the play the quote comes from.
Difficult
wordnerd
3063 plays
14
I'm Hungry 10 questions

Identify the Shakespeare play in which each of the following food quotes appears.
Tough
JellyTrollMorton
1776 plays
15
Women in Shakespeare's Plays 10 questions

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
minch
5853 plays
16
Shakespeare Limericks 5 questions

Can you identify the Shakespeare plays from the limericks below? Read the limerick and type in the name of the play!
Average
Islingtonian
4890 plays
17
Shakespeare In Haiku 10 questions

A straightforward quiz. Read the poem. Identify the play. That's all there is to it!
Easy
daver852
588 plays
18
Playing the Fool 10 questions

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.
Average
AdamM7
348 plays
19
The Key to a Happy Marriage 10 questions

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
merylfederman
324 plays
20
More Than Words 10 questions

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
merylfederman
375 plays
21
Who Are Shakespeare's Chattiest Characters? 10 questions

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
837 plays
22
Much Ado About Muffins 10 questions

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
375 plays
23
Tough Anagrams of Shakespearean Plays 10 questions

All of these Anagrams are titles of plays by Shakespeare. They get tougher (I think) as you go.
Average
robert362
3027 plays
24
Shakespeare's Plays in the Movies 10 questions

All of these movies are based upon Will Shakespeare's plays. Just match the play to the movie. Verified by the IMDb
Average
awkins
4713 plays
25
Songs From Shakespeare's Plays 15 questions

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
909 plays
26
Guess the Play from the Characters 10 questions

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
6048 plays
27
Name that Book II: SHAKESPEARE! 10 questions

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
5925 plays
28
Shakespearian Characters 10 questions

Who's in which Shakespearian play? Come and have a go! Best of luck!
Average
Bronte
5796 plays
29
Help, Shakespeare, I'm Dying! 10 questions

I give you a quote from a dying character, you tell me from which play it was taken. Good luck!
Tough
poodog
2013 plays
30
Shakespeare Limericks 3 5 questions

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
Islingtonian
3321 plays
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