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

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

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

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

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

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. Francis Bacon
  4. Christopher Marlowe

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

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

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

  1. Walter Raleigh
  2. William Shakespeare
  3. Lord Derby
  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. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen
  2. Ali Ponnuswamy Jampiru
  3. Akbar Panneer Jalant
  4. Ahmed Panthwawala Jain

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. Edward DeVere, Earl of Oxford
  4. William Stanley, Earl of Derby

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