About Shakespeare - Shakespeare's life and inspiration

1

Who was on the throne of England when Shakespeare was born?

2

On what day in 1616 did Shakespeare die?

3

Where did Shakespeare grow up?

4

Who was Shakespeare's wife?

5

Why were Shakespeare's plays published?

6

What did Shakespeare famously leave his wife in his will?

7

Which country did Shakespeare set Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet in?

8

Why is Banquo in Macbeth shown as good and wise?

9

What do the history plays show?

10

Where did Shakespeare get the story of Romeo and Juliet from?