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Q: Between the years 1585 and 1592 there is little information about Shakespeare or what he was doing at this time. How is this period known?

  1. The Strange Years
  2. The Unknown Years
  3. The Lost Years
  4. The Missing Years

Q: Shakespeare's character named "Beatrice" appears in which play?

  1. Othello
  2. A Midsummer Night's Dream
  3. The Tempest
  4. Much Ado About Nothing

Q: What was the name of Shakespeare's only grandchild?

  1. Lady Elizabeth Thomas
  2. Lady Elizabeth Drayton
  3. Lady Elizabeth Hunter
  4. Lady Elizabeth Barnard

Q: With what honour has Dr. Kalam been decorated, the highest honour that an Indian citizen can receive?

  1. Padma Bhushan
  2. Padma Vibhushan
  3. Arjuna Award
  4. The Bharat Ratna

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

  1. 40
  2. 46
  3. 29
  4. 37

Q: The mysterious death of this writer has led some people to suspect that this man's death was faked. Who was he?

  1. Earl of Oxford
  2. Christopher Marlowe
  3. Francis Bacon
  4. Ben Jonson

Q: The theatre with which Shakespeare is most closely associated is the...?

  1. Globe
  2. National Advancement
  3. Monarch
  4. Thespian

Q: Which of the following had a son named "Hamnet"?

  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Walter Raleigh
  3. Lord Derby
  4. Earl of Essex

Q: Which is NOT one of Shakespeare's comedies?

  1. Every Man in his Humour
  2. Troilus and Cressida
  3. Merry Wives of Windsor
  4. Twelfth Night

Q: The Globe is famous for being the theatre where Shakespeare performed. Which theatre was its main rival?

  1. The Rose
  2. Salisbury Court Theatre
  3. Whitefriars
  4. Blackfriars

Q: What is the full form of the "APJ" in Dr. Kalam's name?

  1. Akbar Panneer Jalant
  2. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen
  3. Ahmed Panthwawala Jain
  4. Ali Ponnuswamy Jampiru

Q: Which of the following has NOT been seriously suggested as being the true author of Shakespeare's works?

  1. Edward DeVere, Earl of Oxford
  2. Francis Bacon
  3. William Stanley, Earl of Derby
  4. John Webster

Q: Into what position was Dr. Kalam sworn in on 25 July, 2002?

  1. Secretary-General of the Commonwealth
  2. President of India
  3. Election-Commissioner of India
  4. Prime Minister of India

Q: Who is generally regarded as Shakespeare's main rival as a dramatist?

  1. Richard Burbage
  2. Phillip Henslowe
  3. James Burbage
  4. Christopher Marlowe
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