Macbeth Characters

Random Literature or quote Quiz

Can you name the characters in Shakespeare's Macbeth?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

embed
 plays        
How to Play
DescriptionCharacterNotable Quotes
Examines Lady Macbeth during the sleepwalking scene
A bloody child; tells that none of woman born can harm Macbeth.
Hired by Macbeth to eliminate Banquo
Killed along with his mother
A Weird Sister; has the first line in the play
Attendant of Lady Macbeth; discusses her condition with a doctor
A Scottish lord; 'Meet we the medicine of the sickly weal/ And with him, pour we, in our country's purge, each drop of us.'
A Scottish lord; his son is killed by Macbeth
Goddess of magic; Mistress of the witches
A Weird Sister; 'Eye of newt and toe of frog/ Wool of bat and tongue of dog.'
Urges her husband to commit murder; sleepwalks and finds imaginary blood on her hands in Act V
Elderly citizen who offers wisdom to Macduff and Ross
Slain offstage in Act II; his death is the beginning of Macbeth's foul play
Attendant to the Macbeths; informs Macbeth that the English army is marching on Scotland
Kills the tyrant at the end of the play; discovers that the King has been killed in Act II
Drunken doorkeeper; provides humour preceding discovery of the King's death.
Younger son of the king; flies to Ireland following his death
DescriptionCharacterNotable Quotes
'Manipulated by Weird Sisters; becomes King of Scotland
An armed head; warns Macbeth of Macduff
Captain and friend of Macbeth; Brutally murdered in Act III
Brings news of the traitor, the Thane of Cawdor; cousin to Macduff
Wounded soldier on the battlefield; tells of Macbeth's bravery
A Scottish lord; present in the Banquet scene; discusses the state of Scotland with another lord in Act III, Scene 6
A crowned child with a tree; prophesies that Macbeth will only be harmed when Birnam Forest comes to Dunsinane.
Prince of Cumberland; becomes King of Scotland at the end of the play
A Scottish lord; 'The English power is near, led on by Malcolm.'
Appears in Act 4; Informs Malcolm and Macduff on Macbeth's health
A Weird Sister; prophesies that Macbeth will become king
Her husband runs to England; in his absence, she is killed
A Scottish lord; serves Macbeth
A Scottish lord; 'Now does he feel his secret murders sticking upon his hands...'
Son of Banquo; escapes from murderers
Son of a Scottish nobleman; killed by Macbeth

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras