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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. Much Ado About Nothing
  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

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

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

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

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

  1. 37
  2. 29
  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. Earl of Oxford
  2. Ben Jonson
  3. Christopher Marlowe
  4. Francis Bacon

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

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

  1. Every Man in his Humour
  2. Merry Wives of Windsor
  3. Troilus and Cressida
  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. Whitefriars
  3. Salisbury Court Theatre
  4. Blackfriars

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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