Macbeth AR Test Answers

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Shakespeare, William
AR Quiz No. 5990 EN

Macbeth, driven by his intense political ambition and influenced by the prophecies of the “weird sisters,” along with the encouragement of his wife, makes fateful decisions that ultimately lead to tragic outcomes.

ATOS Book Level:10.9
Interest Level:Upper Grades (UG 9-12)
AR Points:4.0
Word Count:19048
Topic – Subtopic:Arts-Theater/Plays; Classics-Classics; Common Core State Standards Appendix B Titles-CCSS Grade Band 9-10; Mysteries-Murder; Recommended Reading-Wheatley Aligned Supplemental Texts; What Kids Are Reading, 2020-Grade 10: Top 20 Fiction/Nonfiction Books; What Kids Are Reading, 2020-Grade 12: Top 20 Fiction/Nonfiction Books; What Kids Are Reading, 2021-Grade 12: Top 20 Fiction/Nonfiction Books; What Kids Are Reading, 2022-Grade 12: Top 20 Fiction/Nonfiction Books;

Quiz Answers

How did Duncan honor Macbeth?For fighting well in battle, he named Macbeth Thane of Cawdor
What was the third prophecy that the witches predicted about Macbeth?That he would become King
What did Macbeth do after hearing of Duncan’s plans to visit Inverness?He plotted murder
What did Lady Macbeth fear after reading Macbeth’s letter?Her husband was too kind to do what needed to be done
What caused Macbeth to deliberate over Duncan’s murder?His ambition was at odds with his loyalty as Duncan’s kinsman and host
Who was framed for Duncan’s murder?His chamberlains
What did Macbeth think he heard a voice say?“Macbeth does murder sleep”
What did Malcolm and Donalbain do?One fled to England and the other to Ireland
Why did Macbeth hate Banquo?Because of the prediction that Banquo’s children would rule Scotland
What did Macbeth summon before Banquo’s murder?Darkness
To whom was Macbeth referring when he said “the worm that’s fled”?Fleance
What did Macbeth realize when he said “I am in blood stepped in so far”?There was no going back
Who were the second and third apparitions referred to by the witches?Macduff and Malcolm
What was Malcolm doing when he listed all his vices to Macduff?Testing Macduff’s loyalty
What news did Ross bring to Macduff?Revolts have begun against Macbeth, and Macduff’s family was killed.
Why was Macbeth confident of his victory?He couldn’t see how it was possible for Birnam Wood to come to Dunsinane
What did Macbeth mean by “a walking shadow, a poor player”?Life
Why was Macduff not born of woman?He had been ripped alive from his mother’s womb
How did Lady Macbeth die?She killed herself
What was the main cause of Macbeth’s problems?His ambition


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