Literature Quiz / Shakespearean Heroines

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Description Character % Correct
She is two weeks shy of her 14th birthday at the beginning of the play, as her nurse well remembers.Juliet
91.5%
Daughter of the Lord Chamberlain, she drowns herself in a brook.Ophelia
76.3%
An ambitious woman who eventually becomes Queen of Scotland.Lady Macbeth
76.2%
She has two emperors for lovers, reigns over a great kingdom, and commits suicide by snake.Cleopatra
74.7%
Wrongly accused of infidelity by her husband, she is strangled in the final act. Desdemona
68.7%
Until she decides to marry, her younger sister Bianca is forbidden to do so.Katerina
63%
This shipwrecked heroine pretends to be a boy and is later confused with her twin brother, Sebastian.Viola
60.7%
Queen of the Fairies, she falls in love with an ass.Titania
58%
The taller of two best friends, she runs away to the forest with Demetrius.Helena
55.5%
Unlike her two sisters, she refuses to flatter her father in return for a larger inheritance.Cordelia
51.6%
She marries her late husband's brother--while her ghostly husband haunts her son.Gertrude
51.2%
The shorter of two best friends, she runs away to the forest with Lysander.Hermia
48.2%
This witty woman finally falls in love with her favorite sparring partner after falling victim to a trick played by her cousin, Hero. Beatrice
45.9%
Description Character % Correct
She disguises herself as a lawyer to save her love, Bassanio.Portia
45.2%
Brought up on an island, the only human she remembers seeing is her father.Miranda
42.2%
In mourning for her dead brother and father, she spurns a lovelorn Duke, only to fall in love with her young page (who is actually a woman masquerading as a man!). Olivia
39.9%
The taller of two best friends, she runs away to the forest after being banished from the court by her uncle, the usurping Duke. Rosalind
37.6%
The daughter of Calchas, this Trojan woman falls in love with the son of Priam.Cressida
34.4%
Wrongly accused of infidelity by her husband, Leontes, she is thought to be dead until the final act.Hermione
28.3%
She married one of the great Shakespearean villains, despite him having killed her father and late husband.Anne Neville
24.6%
A novice nun who pretends to sleep with Angelo to save her brother from execution.Isabella
20.1%
The shorter of two best friends, she runs away to the forest after her cousin is banished by her uncle, and takes on the name Aliena. Celia
18.7%
Her husband ignores her advice--as well as that of a soothsayer--and ends up murdered by one of his closest friends. Calpurnia
18.6%
The conquering Queen of the Goths, she (unknowingly) eats her own sons in a pie.Tamora
15%
The chaste wife of an exiled husband, she runs away to a forest AND drinks fake poison to avoid plots by the nefarious Iachimo. Imogen
13.1%
 
Number % Answered
25 (all)
4.1%
22-24
6.1%
19-21
8.8%
16-18
11.3%
13-15
13%
10-12
14%
7-9
14.2%
4-6
14.7%
1-3
13.9%

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