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

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

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

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

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  1. Twelfth Night
  2. Every Man in his Humour
  3. Troilus and Cressida
  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. Whitefriars
  3. Blackfriars
  4. The Rose

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

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

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. Francis Bacon
  3. John Webster
  4. William Stanley, Earl of Derby

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