Only 2/12 Americans Can Finish These Shakespearean Phrases. Can You?

Only 2 out of every 12 Americans is capable of finishing these tricky Shakespearean phrases. Do you think you're up for the task? Take these 12 questions and discover how Shakespeare savvy you really are!
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Question 1/12

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Complete the quote: "Now is the winter of our _________."
Youth
Discontent
Love
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Question 2/12

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Complete the quote: " ‘All the world ‘s a stage, and all the men and women merely________."
Actors
Players
Understudies
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Question 3/12

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Complete the quote: "‘Some are born great, some achieve ________."
Nothing
Greatness
Success
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Question 4/12

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Complete the quote: "Beware the Ides of _____."
April
March
May
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Question 5/12

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Complete the quote: "To thine own self be _____."
Kind
Sweet
True
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Question 6/12

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Complete the quote: "‘Love looks not with the eyes, but with the _______."
Mind
Heart
Soul
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Question 7/12

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Complete the quote: "‘Shall I compare thee to a ____________."
Spring day
Autumn night
Summer's day
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Question 8/12

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Complete the quote: "______________ : that is the question."
To have or to hold
To be or not to be
To live or to die
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Question 9/12

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Complete the quote: "A man can die but ________."
Hourly
Twice
Once
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Question 10/12

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Complete the quote: "‘Frailty, thy name is _______."
Child
Man
Woman
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Question 11/12

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Complete the quote: "‘What’s in a name? A rose by any name would smell as _______."
Lovely
Fragrant
Sweet
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Question 12/12

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Complete the quote: "All that glisters is not _______."
Love
Gold
Silver
Result
Lets face it, Shakespeare isn't everyone's cup of tea. Those this influential writer changed the history of literature forever, his words aren't always cut and dry. Though you didn't pass this quiz, we give you all of the credit in the world for trying!

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This quiz revealed that you've got a truly solid understanding of the works of Shakespeare! Though you may not be an expert, your knowledge far surpasses that of the average American.

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This quiz revealed that you are a true Shakespeare savant! Not only do you know the wit and wisdom of this historic writer, but we suspect you're familiar with common Shakespearean themes as well. Go you!

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1
Complete the quote: "Now is the winter of our _________."
Youth
Discontent
Love
2
Complete the quote: " ‘All the world ‘s a stage, and all the men and women merely________."
Actors
Players
Understudies
3
Complete the quote: "‘Some are born great, some achieve ________."
Nothing
Greatness
Success
4
Complete the quote: "Beware the Ides of _____."
April
March
May
5
Complete the quote: "To thine own self be _____."
Kind
Sweet
True
6
Complete the quote: "‘Love looks not with the eyes, but with the _______."
Mind
Heart
Soul
7
Complete the quote: "‘Shall I compare thee to a ____________."
Spring day
Autumn night
Summer's day
8
Complete the quote: "______________ : that is the question."
To have or to hold
To be or not to be
To live or to die
9
Complete the quote: "A man can die but ________."
Hourly
Twice
Once
10
Complete the quote: "‘Frailty, thy name is _______."
Child
Man
Woman
11
Complete the quote: "‘What’s in a name? A rose by any name would smell as _______."
Lovely
Fragrant
Sweet
12
Complete the quote: "All that glisters is not _______."
Love
Gold
Silver