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Hamlet ACT 1 Scenes 1-3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Marcellus

    • D. 

      King

    • E. 

      King Hamlet

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Dramatic Irony

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 3. 
    What excuse does King Claudius give for forbidding Hamlet to leave Denmark? 
    • A. 

      He is scared that Hamlet will take revenge.

    • B. 

      The king is just speaking for the queen.

    • C. 

      Hamlet is second in line for the throne.

    • D. 

      Hamlet is betrothed to Ophelia.

    • E. 

      Hamlet has a terminal disease.

  • 4. 
    Why does Hamlet comply with the King and Queens decisions? 
    • A. 

      He respects his mothers plea for him to stay in Denmark.

    • B. 

      He has an ulterior motive.

    • C. 

      The king forces him with violence.

    • D. 

      He stays for his lover Ophelia.

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT part of Hamlets soliloquy? 
    • A. 

      He wishes he could die.

    • B. 

      Hamlet remembers his mother and fathers perfect marriage.

    • C. 

      He is upset that his father did not have a proper mourning period.

    • D. 

      He wants to become King.

  • 6. 
    "Of impious stubbornness. 'Tis unmanly grief."In the above sentence what does the highlighted word mean? 
    • A. 

      Not religious

    • B. 

      Irreverent

    • C. 

      Disrespectful

    • D. 

      Wicked

  • 7. 
    What is theme in the first Act?
    • A. 

      Rejuvience

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Marital Bliss

    • D. 

      Mortality

  • 8. 
    Befit means: 
    • A. 

      Gloomy, depressing.

    • B. 

      In good season or time

    • C. 

      To happen or occur.

    • D. 

      To be proper or appropriate for