1) Which best describes what Malcolm is
advising Macduff to do when he says –
Be this the whetstone of your
sword. Let grief / Convert to anger; blunt not the heart, enrage it.
Well, more anon.—Comes the
king forth, I pray you?
Good God, betimes remove / The
means that makes us strangers!
Be ’t their comfort / We are
2) Which passage contains an example of
Time, thou anticipat’st my
Poor prattler, how thou
Thou liest, thou shag-haired
Than summer-seeming lust, and
it hath been / The sword of our slain kings.
3) What best describes what Malcolm is
expressing when he says –
“Desire his jewels and this other’s house:
And my more-having would be as a sauce /
To make me hunger more.”
4) “Which of the following is not
a prophecy or foreshadowing from the witches for Macbeth?”
By the pricking of my thumbs /
Something wicked this way comes.
I will be satisfied. Deny me
this / and an eternal curse fall on you!
Beware the thane of Fife. Dismiss me. Enough
Laugh to scorn the pow’r of
man / for none of woman born shall harm Macbeth.
5) After adding animal parts and other gross
stuff to their cauldron, the three witches say –
“Double double toil and trouble / Fire burn and cauldron bubble.”
This is best described as what kind of speech?