William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Read the extract below and answer the following questions

Go, Philostrate,
Sir up the Athenian youth to merriments;
Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth;
Turn melancholy forth to funerals:
The pale companion is not our pomp

Hippolyta, I wooed thee with my sword,
And won thy love doing thee injuries;
But I will wed thee in another key,
With pomp with triumph, and with reveling ( Act 1, Scene One, Lines 12-20)


A. disowned his friends
B. had to fight against her
C. killed his father
D. sent Puck away

Correct Answer:

Option B – had to fight against her


Theseus won Hippolyta’s love by fighting against her as a strong warrior and doing her injuries.

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