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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen
  3. Akbar Panneer Jalant
  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. William Stanley, Earl of Derby
  3. John Webster
  4. Edward DeVere, Earl of Oxford

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. Christopher Marlowe
  4. James Burbage
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