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by William Shakespeare

Macbeth: Something Wicked This Way Comes True or False

1. The play opens with the appearance of three…? -> Witches
2. What prophesy has been made about Macbeth? -> He will die young.
3. Whom does King Duncan name as heir to his throne? -> His beloved cockerspaniel
4. How does Lady Macbeth signal to Macbeth that King Duncan’s chamberlains are asleep? -> By whistling three times
5. What does Macbeth do to King Duncan? -> He murders him
6. To whom does “something wicked this way comes” refer? -> Macbeth