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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

William Shakespeare

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1. Who is chosen to play the lion in the craftsmen’s play?

2. Which of the young Athenians is first affected by the love potion?

3. Which man does Hermia’s father want her to marry?

4. Where do Lysander and Hermia plan to be married?

5. What part of her appearance does Hermia believe Helena has exploited to win Lysander’s love?

6. What does Oberon want that Titania refuses to give him?

7. Why does Pyramus, in the craftsmen’s play, kill himself?

8. Who brings the complaint against Hermia to Theseus in Act I?

9. Of whom is Hippolyta the queen?

10. How does Puck prevent Demetrius and Lysander from fighting?

11. Which of the women is afraid of fighting?

12. Whom does Demetrius love at the end of the play?

13. With whom does Titania fall in love in Act III?

14. What prank does Puck play on Bottom?

15. Who first thinks of using the love potion on Titania?

16. Who speaks with Titania’s quartet of attendants?

17. Why is the flower whose juice Oberon seeks special?

18. Which of the craftsmen is in charge of the rehearsals?

19. In what year was Shakespeare born?

20. Who tells Demetrius that Lysander and Hermia are planning to elope?

21. What food does Bottom crave after Puck’s mischief?

22. What are Theseus and Hippolyta about to do before they discover the sleeping lovers?

23. How many weddings take place before the play-within-a-play?

24. Who blesses Theseus and Hippolyta with a magical charm at the end of the play?

25. Who suggests that the audience consider whether the entire play has been a dream?

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by Matt_1321, March 06, 2014

The idea that would help me and probably lots of others, is to have quizzes for each chapter. The way it is now you have had to read the whole book to take a test/quiz. please improve.

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