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									Macbeth
 Act II Quiz
In Scene 1, Macbeth asks
Banquo to meet him later
for “some words.” What
incentive does he offer
Banquo?

How does Banquo reply?
             answer

Macbeth promises Banquo honor if
 Banquo will stand by him.

Banquo agrees to support Macbeth
 if he can maintain his integrity.
Describe the vision that
Macbeth has at the end
of Scene 1.

What details
foreshadow the action
to come?
         answer

Macbeth sees a bloody
 dagger in the air
 foreshadowing the
 murder of Duncan.
In Scene 2, as Macbeth
kills Duncan, what does
Lady Macbeth hear?

What does Macbeth hear?
                 answer

Lady Macbeth hears crickets and the screech
  of an owl. She also hears Macbeth yelling.

Macbeth hears Malcolm and Donalbain cry
 out. He also hears a mysterious voice
 saying he has “murdered sleep.”
Why, according to Lady
Macbeth, was she unable to
kill the king herself?

Which tasks related to the
murder does she perform?
                answer
The sleeping Duncan resembled her father,
 which makes us wonder if she is capable
 of gentle feelings.

She makes the plans, drugs the guards, lays
  the daggers ready for Macbeth, returns
  the daggers, and smears the guards with
  blood.
In Scene 2, how does
Macbeth respond to
Lady Macbeth’s
suggestion that he go
wash the “filthy
witness” from his
hands?
          answer

He says it will never wash
 off—it will stain all the
 waters of the world.
In Scene 3, what
is the porter
pretending as he
goes to open the
gate?
          answer

The drunken porter is
 pretending that he is the
 porter to Hell.
Why has Macduff
come to Macbeth’s
castle?
           answer

Macduff comes to wake the king
 and escort him along his
 journey.
What reason does
Macbeth give for
killing Duncan’s
guards?
           answer

Macbeth says he did it out of
 love for Duncan—that he
 could not control his rage
 when he saw Duncan’s
 corpse.
Where do Malcolm
and Donalbain decide
to go?
           answer

Malcolm goes to England for
 safety.

Donalbain goes to Ireland for
 safety.
In Scene 4, whom
does Macduff
suspect of
Duncan’s
murder…maybe?
           answer

Macduff says that Malcolm
 and Donalbain are
 apparently guilty. However,
 Macduff skips Macbeth’s
 coronation, maybe because
 he suspects him.

								
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