Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Review Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Stoppard has lived in all of these countries except:
    • A. 

      Singapore

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      India

  • 2. 
    Stoppard has written/contributed to all of these works except:
    • A. 

      Indiana Jones

    • B. 

      Sleepy Hollow

    • C. 

      Arcadia

    • D. 

      The Real Man

  • 3. 
    Why do Rosencrantz and Guildenstern lose at their own question game? 
    • A. 

      They forget the answers to the questions

    • B. 

      Hamlet ends up asking most of the questions

    • C. 

      Hamlet does not want to play their game

    • D. 

      Hamlet gives them all the answers

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the play that the Players perform as a dress rehearsal for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? 
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      The Mousetrap

    • C. 

      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

    • D. 

      The Murder of Gonzago

  • 5. 
    What is the indication that the Tragedians have arrived?
    • A. 

      Footsteps

    • B. 

      Laughter

    • C. 

      Crying

    • D. 

      Music

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the play performed by the Tragedians?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      The Murder of Gonzago

    • C. 

      The Player's Tragedy

    • D. 

      The Importance of Being Earnest

    • E. 

      The Murder of King Henry

  • 7. 
    Whose career path did not go as planned?
    • A. 

      Hamlet

    • B. 

      The Player

    • C. 

      Alfred

    • D. 

      Rosencrantz

    • E. 

      Polonius

  • 8. 
    After _____’s death, a whirlwind of chaotic events ensue. Who is _____?
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Alfred

    • C. 

      The Player

    • D. 

      Guildenstern

    • E. 

      Claudius

  • 9. 
    Who has the inability to decide things for him or herself?
    • A. 

      Guildenstern

    • B. 

      Rosencrantz

    • C. 

      Alfred

    • D. 

      Gertrude

    • E. 

      Hamlet

  • 10. 
    _____ deems his life more superior than the lives of his childhood friends. Who is _____?
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Alfred

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      The Player

    • E. 

      Polonius

  • 11. 
    How does the rapid scene transition add to the theme of the play? 
    • A. 

      It brings the two characters closer to the action

    • B. 

      It reveals the theme of forgetfulness in people

    • C. 

      It emphasizes the importance of theatre in life

    • D. 

      It furthers the notion of life's randomness

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 12. 
    What does the boat come to represent at the end of the play? 
    • A. 

      A wooden, transport vessel

    • B. 

      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern's inevitable deaths

    • C. 

      Hamlet's punishment for his misdeeds

    • D. 

      Claudius' irrational nature

    • E. 

      A safe haven for the actors to hide in