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The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor


by William Shakespeare

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Merry Wives of Windsor? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which of the following is a theme in the play?

Marry for Money
Jealousy Is Bad, Yo
Bros Before… Ladies
The Art of Writing Comic Books
Q. Which social group do the Pages and Fords belong to?

The nobility.
The peasantry.
The middle class.
The chess club.
Q. What kind of marriages does The Merry Wives of Windsor promote?

Arranged marriages.
Open marriages.
Marriages based on love.
None of the above. Shakespeare wants everyone to get a divorce.
Q. In the play, Shakespeare portrays the "merry housewives" as:

Business women who sell crafts to make money for their families.
Women who spend all their time folding laundry and cooking up tasty snacks.
Women who manage large household budgets.
Bob-bon eating gold-diggers.
Q. Which one of the following is a disguise worn by a character in the play?

The King of England.
The old woman of Brentford.
A pirate.
Your mom's childhood Wonder Woman costume.