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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 Lost Years
  3. The Missing Years
  4. The Unknown 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 Hunter
  3. Lady Elizabeth Thomas
  4. Lady Elizabeth Barnard

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

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

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. Christopher Marlowe
  3. Ben Jonson
  4. Francis Bacon

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

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

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

  1. Lord Derby
  2. William Shakespeare
  3. Earl of Essex
  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. Salisbury Court Theatre
  2. The Rose
  3. Blackfriars
  4. Whitefriars

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

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

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