Virtual Shakespeare Challenge
DAY 4 QUESTIONS
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Subject: (Your Team Name) Day 4 Answers
If you’re just joining the game, you can still receive points for previous days’ answers – plenty of time left to compete!
QUESTION 1 (1 Point): “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But from the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.” In 1994, Walt Disney reimagined one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays with an animated adaptation. Name the play and the movie.
BONUS CHALLENGE: Bonus Challenge: Have your own Disney sing along with your favorite song from this movie and send us the video.
QUESTION 2 (2 Points): Hamlet thrust his fists against the post and still insists he sees the ghost (of his father) in this very real (and perhaps rotten) castle in Denmark.
QUESTION 3 (2 Points): Which of Shakespeare’s title roles is the smallest?
*has the fewest lines
QUESTION 4 (3 Points): Shakespeare is credited with inventing some of our most popular female names today. This top 3 most popular female name of 2019 is a character in which of his plays?
QUESTION 5 (4 Points): In this place one Henry Bolingbroke did seize the day, and the crown. Find this place, and the act and scene of the play where this occurs.
We welcome you to use the internet and any resources available. Only the first set of answers will be accepted for each team. Additional points will be awarded to the first three teams that answer each day of questions correctly. Bonus Challenge is optional and only scores points towards our Bonus Challenge Winner.