Hamlet Act 2 Quiz Multiple Choice

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Hamlet Act 2 Quiz Multiple Choice

I am just making this quiz partly to help myself learn Hamlet, and partly to help anyone else who might take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which characters appear in Scene One? 
    • A. 

      Claudius and Gertrude

    • B. 

      Claudius and Hamlet

    • C. 

      Polonius and Reynaldo

    • D. 

      Polonius and Laertes

  • 2. 
    "Your bait of ___ takes this carp of ___" 
    • A. 

      1. falsehood 2. truth

    • B. 

      1. lying 2. God

    • C. 

      1. women 2. men

    • D. 

      1. worms 2. fish

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Kill the king.

    • B. 

      Escort Hamlet to England.

    • C. 

      Drink, fence, swear, quarrel and see prostitutes.

    • D. 

      Spy on his son.

  • 4. 
    "at a more ___ time we'll read, ___, and think upon this ___." 
    • A. 

      1. interesting 2. stay 3. thinking

    • B. 

      1. considered 2. answer 3. business

    • C. 

      1. leisured 2. look 3. book

    • D. 

      1. convenient 2. answer 3. letter

  • 5. 
    "Let her not walk i' th' ___. Conception is a ___, but not as your daughter might ___. 
    • A. 

      1. sea 2. boat 3. get-wet

    • B. 

      1. night 2. curse 3. love

    • C. 

      1. sun 2. blessing 3. conceive

    • D. 

      1. road 2. tie 3. die

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Claudius' sons

    • B. 

      Players.

    • C. 

      Friends of Hamlet.

    • D. 

      Ambassadors.

  • 7. 
    What does Polonius believe is "The very cause of Hamlet's lunacy"? 
    • A. 

      Unrequited love for Ophelia.

    • B. 

      Claudius and Gertrude's marriage.

    • C. 

      The imminent invasion from Norway.

    • D. 

      His father's death.

  • 8. 
    Who is "him/he" when Hamlet says: "What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba"
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Rosencrantz

    • D. 

      Player