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The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

  

by William Shakespeare

The Comedy of Errors: Tragedy of the Infallible Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Comedy of Errors? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. At the beginning, why would Egeon welcome death?


It would free him from his woes
He enjoys to sleep
He has barely been hanging on
Q. Which is the name of a set of characters in this play?


Romeos
Dromios
Coolios
Cheerios
Q. How does Egeon make money?


Good old fashioned way - inheritance
He started a business, social network that recently went public
He's a merchant
He's a philosopher - during this era, philosophers could make money
Q. What is an abbess?


Sac of puss on one's foot
Mole on one's face
Place where yogurt is served
Religious lady
Q. About what does Adriana spend much of the play worrying?


That she is aging poorly
Whether Rachel and Finn are meant to be
That her husband is unfaithful
That she was manipulated and this play is, in fact, not a comedy
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