How much do you know about Shakespeare’s play The Tempest? This section takes you step by step through the play, helping you to identify key plot points.
What dramatic event does this play begin with?
A sea storm
Who lives on the island with Prospero?
Miranda, Animal and Persil
Miranda, Caliban and Ariel
Orlanda, Balican and Daz
How did Prospero and Miranda end up on the island?
They were on a cruise
They were sent away from Naples by the King
They appeared there by magic
Where is the ship headed?
What happens when Ariel lures Ferdinand to Prospero?
Miranda is repulsed by him
Miranda falls instantly in love with him
Miranda is terrified of him
Who do Antonio and Sebastian plot to kill?
Alonso, King of Naples
Why does Trinculo hide under Caliban's cloak?
To shelter from a storm
To hide from Stephano
To hide from Prospero
How does Caliban react to Trinculo and Stephano?
He tells them they are handsome
He attacks them
He vows to be their servant
How does Ariel distract Caliban, Stephano and Trinculo?
By making beautiful clothes appear
By doing a dance
By appearing as a nymph
What does Prospero ask for at the end of the play?