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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

  1. 40
  2. 29
  3. 46
  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. Ben Jonson
  2. Christopher Marlowe
  3. Earl of Oxford
  4. Francis Bacon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Ahmed Panthwawala Jain
  2. Akbar Panneer Jalant
  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. Francis Bacon
  2. John Webster
  3. William Stanley, Earl of Derby
  4. Edward DeVere, Earl of Oxford

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

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

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

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