Twelfth Night trivia quiz

This quiz is about William Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. This play is one of Shakespeare's best known comedies. The play was first performed by Shakespeare's acting troupe, the King's Men, in the year 1602 in front of King James. Historians believe that its name originates from the fact that it was first performed on the twelfth night after Christmas.

How much do you know about the play Twelfth Night? Are you as smart as Maria or as dumb as Sir Andrew Aguecheek? Are you good enough to be an actor in this play or ignorant of the basic plot? Find out with this quiz.

Created by: Maria

  1. What does Viola call herself in disguise?
  2. Which pair of characters does not marry?
  3. What is the color of the stockings that Malvolio wears at the end of the play?
  4. Who is sent to tell Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, and Feste to be quiet?
  5. Which of the following characters does not help plot against Malvolio?
  6. Which two characters are twins?
  7. To whom is the line "another stoup of wine" addressed?
  8. Who says "I am not what I am."
  9. Which of the following is not a servant of some sort?
  10. Who is Viola rescued from the shipwreck by?
  11. Which character came up with the famous line "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them"? (not necessarily who said it)
  12. What is the opening line of the play?
  13. Who says the last line of the play?

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