How Well You Know About Hamlet Play? Trivia Quiz

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Hamlet Quizzes & Trivia

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 ordered a proper burial for Hamlet? 
    • A. 

      Horatio

    • B. 

      Prince Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Ophelia

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

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Gertrude

    • C. 

      Horatio

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 3. 
    Who didn't seem worried about dying? 
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Gertrude

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 4. 
    Whose skull did Hamlet hold? 
    • A. 

      Yorick

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 5. 
    A valuable pearl was offered to whom? 
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Ophelia

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 6. 
    Who loved Rhenish? 
    • A. 

      Horatio

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 7. 
    Who tried to stop the possible war with Norway?
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Horatio

  • 8. 
    What character was puzzled over Danish customs? 
    • A. 

      Horatio

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      Claudius

  • 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. 
    Whos skull did Hamlet hold? 
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      King Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Yorick

  • 12. 
    Who was the judge of the sword fight? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Gertrude

    • D. 

      Orsic

  • 13. 
    Who did not believe in ghosts?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Gertrude

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 14. 
    Who bought an unction of a mountebank? 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Laertes

  • 15. 
    This country might attack Denmark. 
  • 16. 
    Who calls Polonius a fish monger? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 17. 
    In the famous eavesdropping scene, Ophelia is instructed to read what? 
    • A. 

      Letters

    • B. 

      Book of devotions

    • C. 

      Poems

    • D. 

      Songs

  • 18. 
    Whose insanity was real? 
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 19. 
    Who had gathered a group to support him as the new Danish king? 
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Polonius

    • D. 

      Laertes

  • 20. 
    Who plots to hide behind an arras? 
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Laertes

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

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Polonius

  • 22. 
    Who uses Polonius for his own good? 
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Horatio

  • 23. 
    Who speaks the first soliloquy? 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Ophelia

  • 24. 
    Define Drabbing? 
    • A. 

      Drinking

    • B. 

      Cussing

    • C. 

      Go around cursing

    • D. 

      Go around whorring

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