Hamlet Quiz: Act I

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Hamlet is a tragedy which was written by William Shakespeare. It's one of the longest play and most prominent work of literature. The story reflects the revenge taken by Prince Hamlet on his uncle Claudius. Claudius is the person who murdered Hamlet's father and married his mother Gertrude. This quiz has been created for students to test their knowledge about Act I characters and events of Hamlet. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country is Hamlet the Prince of?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Norway

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Holland

  • 2. 
    Who do the guards think will be able to help them speak to the ghost of the King (because he is a scholar)?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Laertes

    • D. 

      Marcellus

  • 3. 
    Where does Laertes say he wishes to return?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 4. 
    Hamlet's stepfather is also his
    • A. 

      Brother

    • B. 

      Uncle

    • C. 

      Grandfather

    • D. 

      Nephew

  • 5. 
    The ghost is first spotted
    • A. 

      On the deck of the ship 

    • B. 

      In Gertrude's Chamber

    • C. 

      Outside the Castle 

    • D. 

      In the Graveyard 

  • 6. 
    Hamlet claims to be afflicted by
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia 

    • B. 

      Gout 

    • C. 

      Melancholy 

    • D. 

      Dyslexia 

  • 7. 
    What noise drives the ghost offstage?
    • A. 

      A String Quartet

    • B. 

      A Cock's Crow

    • C. 

      Hamlet Crying 

    • D. 

      His wife sleeping with Claudius

  • 8. 
    Why are Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in Denmark?
    • A. 

      To kill Hamlet

    • B. 

      To find out why Hamlet is acting mad

    • C. 

      To bring Hamlet Back to England 

    • D. 

      To cheer up Hamlet 

  • 9. 
    What religion was Denmark at the time of writing?
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Anglican

    • C. 

      Protestant

    • D. 

      High Anglican

  • 10. 
    Where does the ghost say he wanders?
    • A. 

      Purgatory

    • B. 

      Baltic Sea

    • C. 

      Heaven 

    • D. 

      Hell