How Well You Know About Hamlet Play? Trivia Quiz

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How much do you know about the play Hamlet? This quiz will reveal the answer. You may have read the play or seen it many times, but even the most thorough expert on Hamlet can fall short sometimes. This quiz delves into questions that only a true fan of Hamlet would know. For example, why does Hamlet hold a human skull in the play? Take the quiz and see if you can answer questions like this and more. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who tried to stop the possible war with Norway?
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Horatio

  • 2. 
    Who once played in the production of Julius Caesar? 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Gertrude

    • C. 

      Horatio

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 3. 
    Who loved Rhenish? 
    • A. 

      Horatio

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 4. 
    Who ordered a proper burial for Hamlet? 
    • A. 

      Horatio

    • B. 

      Prince Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Ophelia

  • 5. 
    Who didn't seem worried about dying? 
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Gertrude

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 6. 
    A valuable pearl was offered to whom? 
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Ophelia

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 7. 
    What character was puzzled over Danish customs? 
    • A. 

      Horatio

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 8. 
    Whose skull did Hamlet hold? 
    • A. 

      Yorick

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 9. 
    Whom was spied on by Reynaldo? 
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Laertes

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 10. 
    Who described the man as the "paragon" of animals? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 11. 
    Who bought an unction of a mountebank? 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Laertes

  • 12. 
    Who did not believe in ghosts?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Gertrude

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 13. 
    Whos skull did Hamlet hold? 
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      King Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Yorick

  • 14. 
    Who was the judge of the sword fight? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Gertrude

    • D. 

      Orsic

  • 15. 
    This country might attack Denmark. 
  • 16. 
    Who had gathered a group to support him as the new Danish king? 
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Laertes

  • 17. 
    Whose insanity was real? 
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 18. 
    In the famous eavesdropping scene, Ophelia is instructed to read what? 
    • A. 

      Letters

    • B. 

      Book of devotions

    • C. 

      Poems

    • D. 

      Songs

  • 19. 
    Who plots to hide behind an arras? 
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Laertes

  • 20. 
    Who calls Polonius a fish monger? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 21. 
    Who reports that Hamlet's stockings are down to his knees? 
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 22. 
    Define Drabbing? 
    • A. 

      Drinking

    • B. 

      Cussing

    • C. 

      Go around cursing

    • D. 

      Go around whorring

  • 23. 
    Who uses Polonius for his own good? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Horatio

  • 24. 
    Who speaks the first soliloquy? 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Ophelia

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