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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 Strange Years
  3. The Unknown Years
  4. The Lost 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 Barnard
  2. Lady Elizabeth Drayton
  3. Lady Elizabeth Thomas
  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. Padma Bhushan
  3. Padma Vibhushan
  4. Arjuna Award

Q: Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write?

  1. 37
  2. 40
  3. 29
  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. Francis Bacon
  2. Ben Jonson
  3. Earl of Oxford
  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. Lord Derby
  3. Earl of Essex
  4. William Shakespeare

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

  1. Merry Wives of Windsor
  2. Every Man in his Humour
  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. Salisbury Court Theatre
  3. Whitefriars
  4. Blackfriars

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

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

Q: Which of the following has NOT been seriously suggested as being the true author of Shakespeare's works?

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

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

  1. President of India
  2. Prime Minister of India
  3. Election-Commissioner 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. Christopher Marlowe
  3. James Burbage
  4. Phillip Henslowe
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