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

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

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

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

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

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  1. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen
  2. Akbar Panneer Jalant
  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. John Webster
  2. William Stanley, Earl of Derby
  3. Francis Bacon
  4. Edward DeVere, Earl of Oxford

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

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

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

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