Hamlet Trivia! Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

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Have you ever read Hamlet? Do you know anything about the “to be or not to be” soliloquy? This quiz will demonstrate your knowledge of the play. There are many different soliloquies in this play. Hamlet said many of the themes, but other characters talk to themselves. The better way to say it is that they speak eloquently to themselves on pertinent matters. Try this quiz and see what you get.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who said the following: " To be or not to be that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them."
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Ophelia

  • 2. 
    Who said; "Tis unmanly grief. It shows a will most incorrect to heaven, a heart unfortified, a mind impatient, An understanding simple and unschooled."
    • A. 

      King Claudius

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Laertes

  • 3. 
    Who said: "Neither a borrower or a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulleth edge of husbandry."
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Laertes

    • C. 

      Fortinbras

  • 4. 
    Who said: "Oh, horrible! Oh, horrible, most horrible! If thou hast nature in thee, bear it not. Let not the royal bed of Denmark be a couch for luxury and damned incest."
    • A. 

      Marcellus

    • B. 

      The Ghost

    • C. 

      Guildenstern

  • 5. 
    Who said; "The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King."
    • A. 

      First player

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Hamlet

  • 6. 
    Who said: "Oh, my offense is rank! It smells to heaven. It hath the primal eldest curse upon't. A brother's murder. Pray can I not, though inclination be as sharp as will."
    • A. 

      The King

    • B. 

      The Ghost

    • C. 

      Hamlet

  • 7. 
    Who said: "I must be cruel only to be kind."
    • A. 

      Queen Gertrude

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Hamlet

  • 8. 
    Who said: "Methinks the lady doth protest too much."
    • A. 

      Queen Gertrude

    • B. 

      Ophelia

    • C. 

      Gravedigger

  • 9. 
    Who said: "Get thee to a nunnery."
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      King

  • 10. 
    Who said: "Take these again, for to the noble mind rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind."
    • A. 

      Queen Gertrude

    • B. 

      Gravedigger

    • C. 

      Ophelia

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