Macbeth Act 2 Study Guide

How are Banquo and Fleance related? Banquo is Fleance’s father
What does Banquo suffer from on his first nigh in Macbeth’s castle? Horrible dreams/bad thought
What does Duncan give Lady Macbeth in Act 2, Scene 1? a diamond
What does Banquo wish to speak with Macbeth about on his first night in Macbeth’s castle? the witches
True or False Macbeth is telling the truth about the witches when he says “I think not of them.” false
What does Macbeth see in a vision just as he is about to murder the king? a dagger
What does Lady Macbeth give the chamberlains to make them sleep? wine and drugs
What gave Lady Macbeth the courage to continue with her plot in Act 2, Scene 2? wine
What does Lady Macbeth hear shortly after the deed with Duncan is done? an owl shriek
What word can Macbeth not proclaim after killing Duncan? amen
What does a voice tell Macbeth he shall do no more after killing Duncan? sleep
What does Macbeth ask mighty Neptune for help with? washing blood off of his hands
What color does Macbeth say he shall make the green sea? red
How is the Porter speaking of death when he first appears on stage? He is telling knock knock jokes about death
What did Lennox tell Macbeth about the night of Duncan’s muder? He was kept awake by strange noises and lamentations
Who is the first person to see the king dead? Macduff
How is Lady Macbeth told of the king’s murder the morning after? A bell is tolled
What is Lady Macbeth’s reaction when she is told of the king’s death the morning after? she faints
Where does Donalbain go after Duncan’s death? Ireland
Where does Malcolm go after Duncan’s death? England
Who is speaking with the Old Man when he first appears on stage? Ross
Which of the following is NOT a strange anomaly seen by the old man? owls flying at noon
Who does Macduff think is responsible for the killing? the chamberlains
Who does Macduff suspect paid the chamberlains to kill Duncan? Malcolm and Donalbain
Macbeth is being named the King of England. False