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The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale


by William Shakespeare

The Winter’s Tale: Be Sure to Microchip Your Children Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Winter’s Tale? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where does Act II begin?

At a sheep-shearing festival
At a pie-eating contest
At a fire-breathing parade
At a kissing booth. Don’t get too excited - you’ll be kissing the sheep that’s been eating pie and breathing fire.
Q. With whom is Perdita in love?

Leontes’ son
Claudius, which is a big no-no. Dating characters from other plays in Shakespeare’s time was strictly forbidden.
Polixenes’ son
Q. Whom does Polixenes threaten to have executed?

The Old Shepherd
The family Chihuahua
Q. How is Perdita’s true identity established?

Leontes recognizes her
Someone catches her stepping out of the phone booth in a cape
She reveals a unique birthmark on her shoulder
The documents detailing her royal heritage are presented
Q. What happens to the statue of Hermione?

It comes to life
Leontes has it destroyed
Leontes has it placed in the center of town
It is graffitied, which you almost have to expect after placing it in the Compton Museum of Minimum Security