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The Tempest

The Tempest


by William Shakespeare

The Tempest: Oh, What Tempers Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Tempest? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is a tempest?

Big storm
Bad mood
Something found in a teapot
All of these work
Q. Prospero might be a stand-in for

Q. Prospero is an aging

Used car salesman
Computer repairman
Q. The big tempest in The Tempest refers to tempests in other Shakespearean plays. Which plays?

King Lear
A Day No Pigs Would Die
Macbeth and King Lear
Q. Which other evildoers remind us of Antonio?

Claudius in Hamlet
Richard III in, uh, Richard III
Oliver in As You Like It
All of the above
Q. Prospero is obsessed with controlling his daughter's

College applications
Sex life
SAT prep
AP prep
Q. "The great globe itself" refers to

The Globe Theater
That big blue, green, and brown ball in many classrooms
The Earth
Your next geometry test
Q. Which book came from Miranda's speech, "O brave new world, that has such people in it!"?

Fahrenheit 451
The Great Gatsby
Lord of the Flies
Brave New World
Q. What words can you use to talk about Prospero?

True control freak
Q. Gonzalo is cool because he

Looks at the silver lining
Thinks every dog has his day
Never judges a book by his cover
Never gets up on the wrong side of the bed