Quiz Evaluates Hamlet Through Act I

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This quiz evaluates Hamlet through Act II. Choose the best possible answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the daughter to Polonius?
    • A. 

      Ophelia

    • B. 

      Helen

    • C. 

      Medusa

    • D. 

      Tara

  • 2. 
    Who is killed Hamlet Sr.?
    • A. 

      Hamlet Jr.

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Odysseus

  • 3. 
    How is Claudius related to Hamlet Jr.?
    • A. 

      Claudius is Hamlet's uncle

    • B. 

      Claudius is Hamlet's father

    • C. 

      Claudius is Hamlet's cousin/uncle

    • D. 

      Claudius is Hamlet's uncle/step-father

  • 4. 
    What was name of the castle in Denmark?
    • A. 

      Hogwarts

    • B. 

      Elsinore

    • C. 

      Thermopylae

    • D. 

      The Grand Palace

  • 5. 
    Who is Hamlet Jr.'s main foe?
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Polonius

    • C. 

      Hamlet Sr.

    • D. 

      Rosencrantz

  • 6. 
    What country is planning to attack Denmark?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      India

  • 7. 
    What were the names of the spies from Norway?
    • A. 

      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

    • B. 

      Claudius and Guildenstern

    • C. 

      Claudius and Polonius

    • D. 

      Polonius and Guildenstern

  • 8. 
    How did Hamlet know the two spies from Norway?
    • A. 

      They were childhood friends

    • B. 

      They lived in the same apartments

    • C. 

      They were cousins

    • D. 

      They were athletic opponents

  • 9. 
    What Greek story do Hamlet and the players allude to when speaking to Polonius?
    • A. 

      The story of Oddyseus

    • B. 

      The story of Icaros and Daedalus

    • C. 

      The story of Persephone and the underworld

    • D. 

      The story of Pyrrhus and Priam

  • 10. 
    As what does Hamlet refer to Polonius?
    • A. 

      A scrooge

    • B. 

      A judge

    • C. 

      A king

    • D. 

      A homosexual

  • 11. 
    Why is Hamlet mad at himself on page 80?
    • A. 

      He wanted to be with Ophelia

    • B. 

      He wanted to be king

    • C. 

      He wanted to get revenge on Cladius

    • D. 

      He was very sick

  • 12. 
    What is a player?
    • A. 

      An athlete

    • B. 

      An individual who is smooth with females

    • C. 

      An actor

    • D. 

      Someone who hunts game

  • 13. 
    Who does Hamlet Jr. see as a ghost?
    • A. 

      His mother

    • B. 

      His brother

    • C. 

      His sister

    • D. 

      His father

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the king of Norway?
    • A. 

      Hector

    • B. 

      Rosencrantz

    • C. 

      Fortinbras

    • D. 

      Guildenstern

  • 15. 
    Who are the first people to see the ghost?
    • A. 

      Marcellus and Bernardo

    • B. 

      Polonius and Hamlet

    • C. 

      Claudius and Hamlet

    • D. 

      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

  • 16. 
    Who is Reynaldo?
    • A. 

      A soldier

    • B. 

      A servant to Polonius

    • C. 

      A servant to Fortinbras

    • D. 

      A servant to Hamlet

  • 17. 
    Who is Laertes?
    • A. 

      The son of Hamlet

    • B. 

      The son of Fortinbras

    • C. 

      The sister of Ophelia

    • D. 

      The son of Polonius

  • 18. 
    Who is Hamlet's mother?
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Ophelia

    • C. 

      Helen

    • D. 

      Medusa

  • 19. 
    What kind of relationship does Horatio have with Hamlet?
    • A. 

      They were enemies

    • B. 

      They didn't know each other

    • C. 

      They were married to the same women

    • D. 

      They were good friends

  • 20. 
    True or False: Hamlet is next in line to be the king of Norway?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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