Shakespeare Quizzes

To be or not to be, that is just one of many questions on Sporcle's Shakespeare quizzes. Test your knowledge of the Bard by naming the plays of Shakespeare or by guessing Shakespeare Characters by Lines. If you are looking for a William Shakespeare quiz, then Sporcle's trivia is just As You Like It.

Today's Featured Game

King Lear: Plot
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Can you answer the questions about the plot of King Lear?
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Word Ladder: Ay, There's the Rub

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Last Words in Shakespeare
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Name the Shakespeare character whose final words are listed here.
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Literary Sixes
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Name the various sextets in the given literary categories? (SEE GAME NOTES).
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Word Ladder: Shakespeare Theme
Name the 4-letter words that complete this Shakespeare-themed word ladder.
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Shakespeare's Surviving Title Characters
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Pick the title characters from Shakespeare's plays who are still alive at the end of ANY of the plays named for them.
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One-Word Shakespeare Plays
Shakespeare knew that short titles could still pack a punch.
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In Plain English: Comedy of Errors
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Pick the 'plain English' version of each of these quotes from Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Plot
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Can you answer the questions about the plot of A Midsummer Night's Dream?
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Othello: Plot
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Can you answer the questions about the plot of Othello?
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Shakespeare or Captain Picard?
We're amazed that Shakespeare never appeared in a holodeck episode.
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Shakespearean foursomes and fivesomes
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Name the Shakespearean foursomes and fivesomes.
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Hamlet: Influences
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Pick the answers from the questions about plays, literature and art influenced by Hamlet:.
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Find Shakespeare's Women
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Pick the real female characters from Shakespeare's plays.
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In Plain English: Henry IV, Part 2
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Pick the 'plain English' version of each of these quotes from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 2.
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Shakespeare's Ladies
You think these ladies made Anne Hathaway jealous?
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Match Shakespeare comedy to setting
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Match the match Shakespeare comedy to setting.
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Match Shakespeare tragedy to setting
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Match the Shakespeare tragedy to setting.
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C in Shakespeare
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Name the Shakespearean people, places, and things starting with C.
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Missing Word: Shakespeare and Classic Rock
Name the word missing from the Shakespeare line and the rock song title.
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Historical events in Shakespeare's life time
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To be with me, or not to be with me
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Shakespeare Characters Match-Up
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Match the first and last names of these Shakespeare characters.
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To Click or Not To Click
You might have heard of this fellow Hamlet, he had some family issues.
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Titus Andronicus: Who dies how?
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How do the characters in Titus Andronicus die and who kills them or orders their death?
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