Hamlet Quiz Questions! Trivia

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Hamlet Quiz Questions! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ghost first appears in the play in Act One, scene three.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ___ tells Hamlet "'Tis unmanly grief."
  • 3. 
    The protagonist of Hamlet is:
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Rosencrantz

  • 4. 
    The antagonist of Hamlet is:
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius

  • 5. 
    What does Hamlet reveal when he says "The play's the thing, wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king"?
    • A. 

      His plot to elope with Ophelia

    • B. 

      His plot to expose the king's guilt

    • C. 

      His intent to be entertained

  • 6. 
    How did Claudius murder King Hamlet?
    • A. 

      By stabbing him

    • B. 

      By ordering him to be hanged

    • C. 

      By pouring poison in his ear

  • 7. 
    Ophelia dies by drowning in a river.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A group of monks return Hamlet to Denmark after his exile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Why, according to Polonius, has Hamlet gone mad?
    • A. 

      He is in love with Ophelia

    • B. 

      He grieves too much for his father

    • C. 

      He misses college and longs to return

  • 10. 
    Who speaks the famous “To be, or not to be” soliloquy?
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Hamlet

  • 11. 
    Who is Hamlet's best friend?
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Bernardo

    • C. 

      Horatio

  • 12. 
    Why does Hamlet decide not to kill Claudius after the traveling players’ play?
    • A. 

      Claudius is praying.

    • B. 

      Gertrude is in the next room.

    • C. 

      Claudius is sleeping