The Ultimate
King Lear
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Who orders Cordelia's death?

  • Edmund
  • Edgar
  • The Duke of Albany
  • The Duke of Cornwall

Question 2 of 13

How does Regan die?

  • Goneril poisons her
  • Cordelia stabs her
  • She drowns
  • She jumps off a cliff

Question 3 of 13

Who kills Goneril?

  • Goneril
  • Regan
  • The Duke of Albany
  • Edmund

Question 4 of 13

Who does King Lear disown?

  • Cordelia
  • Goneril
  • Regan
  • Francis

Question 5 of 13

Goneril and Regan both fall in love with whom?

  • Edmund
  • Edgar
  • Poor Tom
  • The King of France

Question 6 of 13

Who is Edmund and Edgar's father?

  • Earl of Gloucester
  • King Lear
  • The Duke of Albany
  • The King of France

Question 7 of 13

How does the Duke of Cornwall die?

  • Following a sword fight with the Duke of Gloucester's servant
  • He jumps off a cliff
  • He is poisoned by Regan's servant
  • King Lear challenges him to a duel and kills him

Question 8 of 13

Who does Edgar disguise himself as?

  • Poor Tom
  • An escaped convict
  • As Edmund
  • As a court jester

Question 9 of 13

Where do both Edgar and King Lear seek refuge?

  • The heath
  • The sea
  • France
  • Italy

Question 10 of 13

Who does Cordelia marry?

  • The King of France
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • The Duke of Albany
  • The Earl of Kent

Question 11 of 13

Who is married to the Duke of Albany?

  • Goneril
  • Julia
  • Cordelia
  • Regan

Question 12 of 13

What punishment does the Duke of Cornwall impose on the Duke of Gloucester for helping King Lear escape?

  • Pokes out his eyes
  • Cuts off his arm
  • Sentences him to hang
  • Banishes him from the kingdom

Question 13 of 13

How many daughters does King Lear have?

  • Three
  • One
  • Ten
  • Five

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