Hamlet Quiz: Act III

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Marriage

    • B. 

      Ophelia

    • C. 

      Women

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the play Hamlet uses to “catch the conscience of the King”?
    • A. 

      Death of Gonzago

    • B. 

      Murder of Santiago

    • C. 

      Murder of Gonzago

    • D. 

      Death Santiago

  • 3. 
    Who asks Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to take Hamlet to England?
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 4. 
    What does Claudius do that makes Hamlet hesitate killing him (at least for a little while)?
    • A. 

      Pray for forgiveness

    • B. 

      Apologizes

    • C. 

      Mourns in the graveyard by his father's tomb

    • D. 

      Treats him with great respect

  • 5. 
    Where does Polonius hide before he is accidentally murdered by Hamlet?
    • A. 

      Under a bed

    • B. 

      Behind a tapestry

    • C. 

      In a closet

    • D. 

      Between two statues

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the play Hamlet stages for Claudius?
    • A. 

      The Revenger's Tragedy

    • B. 

      The Murder of Gonzago

    • C. 

      The Death of Tamburlaine

    • D. 

      The White Devil

  • 7. 
    Who says: "Neither a borrower nor a lender be"?
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 8. 
    What is the ghost wearing when it appears to Horatio?
    • A. 

      Royal Robes

    • B. 

      Pajamas

    • C. 

      A white sheet

    • D. 

      Armour

  • 9. 
    Whose skull does Hamlet discover in the churchyard?
    • A. 

      Yorick's

    • B. 

      Ophelia's

    • C. 

       Osric's

    • D. 

      His father's

  • 10. 
    How long after the death of Hamlet's father do Gertrude and Claudius wait to get married?
    • A. 

      About 2 days

    • B. 

      About 2 weeks

    • C. 

      About 2 months

    • D. 

      About 2 years