Virtual Shakespeare Challenge
DAY 6 QUESTIONS
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Subject: (Your Team Name) Day 6 Answers
If you’re just joining the game, you can still receive points for previous days’ answers – there’s still time left to jump in and win prizes!
QUESTION 1 (1 Point): “Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste of death but once.” Send us a picture of the final resting place of our favorite playwright.
QUESTION 2 (2 Points): “It’s not everyday you find a girl who’ll flash someone to get you out of detention.” What 1999 romantic comedy is based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew?
BONUS CHALLENGE: Sing a few bars from the song that Patrick serenades Kat with – Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.
QUESTION 3 (3 Points): What sets apart King John and Richard II from the rest of Shakespeare’s canon?
QUESTION 4 (4 Points): My ancestor inspired one of Shakespeare’s plays. His character even got a few lines, like “A plague upon this howling!” Shakespeare doesn’t say it, but what was the proper name of his real place of work?
QUESTION 5 (5 Points): What do Beatrice, Shylock, Launce, Juliet’s Nurse, Hermoine, Titus, Lafew, Brutus, Antony, Caius Martius, Imogen, Petruccio, and Othello have in common?
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.