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Shakespeare Quiz

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400 years ago this April, one of the most famous ever Londoners died: William Shakespeare. Even if you have never seen one of his plays, chances are you’ve picked up some of his words: whether you call your jealous sibling a green eyed monster or you’ve found yourself in a pickle, we hope all is well that ends well! So we have decided to celebrate Shakespeare 400 by creating a fiendish quiz.


Want to celebrate Shakespeare 400 further? Check out these fun things to do!

Shakespeare City Cruises

Shakespeare’s Globe tour

Henry V at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

The KidRated Guide to Shakespeare’s London 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Barbican




Question 1

Who starred as Hamlet at the Barbican in 2015, selling out faster than Beyonce?

Question 2

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Where is Shakespeare’s birthplace?

Question 3

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Which two monarchs rules England over Shakespeare's life time?

Question 4

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What is so unique about the Globe Theatre?

Question 5


What was the name of the film by the Horrible Histories team based on Shakespeare’s life?

Question 6

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Which of these teen movies is not based on a Shakespeare play?

Question 7

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Star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet have a hard time because their families hate each other but do you know their surnames are?

Question 8

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Which Oscar-winning Hollywood actress shares her name with Shakespeare's wife?

Question 9

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Who in A Midsummer Night's Dream is given a donkey's head by the meddling sprite, Puck?

Question 10

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Which play, often referred to as the Scottish play, is bad luck to mention in theatres?

Shakespeare's Globe London KidRated reviews and family offers

A thing! A thing! A something for my thing!

Clearly Shakespeare hasn't yet made too much of an impression but why not rectify this by taking a tour of the Globe Theatre?

Shakespeare's London

All that glitters is not gold!

Not bad - at least you know your Bottom from your Coriolanus. If you want to learn even more about Shakespeare, might we suggest following our Shakespeare' London itinerary?

Henry V Shakespeare quiz

A hit! A palpable hit!

Congratulations - you certainly know your Shakespeare stuff! We bet you've been to the Globe already so why not check out Henry V at the Regents Park Open Air Theatre.

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