William Shakespeare Quiz
Test your knowledge of the Bard of Avon.
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Goodness not Elizabethan if your going to make a mistake how about picking something a little less obvious, very disappointing Admin
Oct 17, 2021 8:11PM
the last question is opinion, not fact. He was an Elizabethan author. That is how he is taught at University.
Oct 17, 2021 9:04AM
Incorrect to say Shakespeare was not an Elizabethan playwright. Check the dates: Shakespeare 1564-1616, Elizabeth 1 1558-1603. I rest my case. Please publish a correction and apologise to all your followers who have been grievously mislead. Thank you.
Oct 13, 2021 2:39PM
Ken Brown, I agree that is why I did not understand the answer!
Sep 30, 2021 4:56PM
Not thrilled with this. Two of the questions on this test are flat out wrong. Number 4 is just plain incorrect. Number 9 is also wrong, according to most literary experts. Shakespeare is widely regarded as part of the Elizabethan era, and his life also overlapped with the Jacobean. Elizabeth saw his plays performed, and James the I, her successor, was widely regarded as a patron of the arts,
Sep 28, 2021 1:10PM
Although Shakespeare's productive period straddled the reigns of both Elizabeth I and King James, enough of his output was during the Elizabethan period that he could be called "Elizabethan". Indeed, the Jacobean court would not have existed as a cultural unit with Elizabeth's reign.
Aug 11, 2021 12:24AM
Shakespeare wrote a goodly number of his plays during the reign of Elizabeth I:, but some during the reign of her successor. He is generally considered to have been Elizabethan.
Jul 27, 2021 4:59AM
that was not such a hard quiz..i was afraid for a moment..
Jul 21, 2021 1:52AM
7/10 Shakespeare's best friend was a komoto dragon...true or false???
Jul 19, 2021 2:36PM
Well if he wasn't an Elizabethan playwrite what was he?
Jun 14, 2021 10:22PM
9/10 I'm not a particularly good devotee.
Jun 13, 2021 1:38AM
May 28, 2021 2:14PM
8 of 10.
May 10, 2021 2:47PM
Steve Tingle, I agree. That’s what makes any one of that era Elizabethan. He was born some six years after her reign began and was basically 50 when she died. What else is he if not Elizabethan?
May 8, 2021 12:56AM