Macbeth Themes Quiz Are you ready to test your knowledge on the themes in Macbeth? Which of the following doesn’t prompt Macbeth’s ambition? Being made Thane of Cawdor The witches’ prophecies Lady Macbeth Banquo Which of the following is sacrificed to ambition in the play? Reputation Sanity Friendship Morals How does Lady Macbeth reject her femininity? She dresses in masculine clothing. She trains to make herself physically imposing. She asks the spirits to ‘unsex’ her. She refuses to honour her husband. What does Macduff mean by ‘I must also feel it as a man’? That men should be in touch with their emotions. That men should hide their emotions. That men express emotions through violence. That men are more emotional than women. What symbolically shows that the natural order has been disrupted? It snows in the summertime. Duncan’s horses go wild and eat each other. Birnam Wood begins to rot. People start turning into ghosts. Which theme does King James’s book Daemonologie most closely link to? Kingship and tyranny Gender Ambition Fate and the supernatural What does Banquo’s ghost represent? Fleance’s ambition Macbeth’s guilt The power of witchcraft Lady Macbeth’s ruthlessness Which character could be considered guilt-free? Macbeth Lady Macbeth Macduff Lady Macduff What is the fancy term for the killing of a king? Patricide Matricide Regicide Virucide Who was believed to have chosen the monarch in Shakespearean society? God The people Sorcery The monarch themselves Time is Up! Time's up More?