Hamlet Quiz: Act II

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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 II characters and events of Hamlet. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Polonius have Reynaldo send to Laertes?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Letters

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What was Ophelia doing when Hamlet came to her in his madness?
    • A. 

      Sleeping

    • B. 

      Brushing her hair

    • C. 

      Eating

    • D. 

      Sewing

  • 3. 
    What does Hamlet do when he goes to Ophelia?
    • A. 

      He grabs her wrist.

    • B. 

      He held her hard.

    • C. 

      He sighed without speaking.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Who are Guildenstern and Rosencrantz?
    • A. 

      Hamlet's friends from college

    • B. 

      Hamlet's distant cousins

    • C. 

      Hamlet's loyal servants

    • D. 

      Hamlet's siblings

  • 5. 
    Which group of people travels to Elsinore?
    • A. 

      Monks

    • B. 

      Pirates

    • C. 

      Actors

    • D. 

      Soldiers

  • 6. 
    What message is delivered to Claudius regarding Fortinbras's advances?
    • A. 

      He has been killed on the battlefield and his men have retreated

    • B. 

      His uncle has redirected him to Poland and asks for safe passage through Denmark

    • C. 

      He has been pushed back from the Danish border

    • D. 

      He is advancing without pause and has already overtaken the Northern Quadrant

  • 7. 
    How do Rosencrantz and Guildenstern know Hamlet?
    • A. 

      They all served in the military together

    • B. 

      They are all cousins

    • C. 

      They all went to college in Wittenberg together

    • D. 

      They were all childhood friends

  • 8. 
    What does Claudius want Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to do?
    • A. 

      Discover the cause of Hamlet's odd behavior

    • B. 

      Spy on Fortinbras

    • C. 

      Find out if Ophelia is planning on marrying Hamlet

    • D. 

      Retrieve Laertes from France

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of the play that will be staged by the visiting thespians?
    • A. 

      To give Hamlet something to do

    • B. 

      To distract Fortinbras

    • C. 

      To ease the somber mood at Elsinore

    • D. 

      To prove or disprove the claims of the ghost