Shakespeare – Module 3: Test!

Hello Year 7 and Year 8! You have now completed Module 3: Comedy and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Here is a quick test to check your understanding.

WHAT: completing 10 questions to show your understanding of Module 3

By the end of this session you will be able to:

✓ demonstrate understanding of comedy and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Today you will need:

✎ A pen
☰ A word document, notepad or paper to record your ideas

1. How do Shakespearean comedies always end?

The comedies always have a happy ending and usually involve a marriage. All problems and misunderstandings are resolved.

2. What is a pun?

a joke which is based on two words which sound similar but mean different things

3. In ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, what is the name of the Queen of the Fairies?


4. In ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, what is the name of character who is turned into a donkey?


5. Give an example of magic used for comic effect in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

The magic love potion/ Bottom turned into a donkey

6. Who gets married at the end of the play?

Hermia marries Demetrius and Lysander marries Helena

7. What is the name of Oberon’s servant?


8. What play is performed by a group of actors within ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’?

Pyramus and Thisbe

9. Which of these is a feature of Shakespearean Comedy: mistaken identities/ war/ death?

Mistaken identities

10. Where are the two main settings of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’?

Athens and the Magical Forest

Well done! You are now ready to move on to Module 4…