Ultimate Hamlet Quiz

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Hamlet Quizzes & Trivia

Hamlet shows us the story of Prince Hamlet who learns of his mother’s betrothal to her uncle even before he gets to bury his dead father. This causes a chain of events which leaves the reader of watcher of the play glued to the book. Do you know the story well? Take this ultimate Hamlet quiz to find out! Feel free to re read the play.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who does Barnardo describe as the 'rivals of his watch'?
    • A. 

      Horatio and Marcellus

    • B. 

      Hamlet and Francisco

    • C. 

      Horatio and Francisco

    • D. 

      Marcellus and Francisco

  • 2. 
    Who says 'This bodes some strange eruption to our state'?
    • A. 

      Marcellus

    • B. 

      The ghost

    • C. 

      Horatio

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 3. 
    Who says in Act 1 Scene 2, 'In that and all things will we show our duty'?
    • A. 

      Hamlet and Laertes

    • B. 

      Barnardo and Francisco

    • C. 

      Voltemand and Cornelius

    • D. 

      Guildenstern and Rosencrantz

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Claudius

    • B. 

      Gertrude

    • C. 

      Ophelia

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 5. 
    Who tells Hamlet that he is showing 'impious stubbornness' and 'unmanly grief'?
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Horatio

    • D. 

      Ophelia

  • 6. 
    Which mythical figure does Hamlet compare Gertrude to in Act 1 Scene 2?
    • A. 

      Niobe

    • B. 

      Hecuba

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Hercules

  • 7. 
    Who says 'I doubt some foul play'?
    • A. 

      Gertrude

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Marcellus

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 8. 
    What sort of character does Ophelia tell Laertes not to be like?
    • A. 

      'a reckless libertine'

    • B. 

      'a sorrowful brother'

    • C. 

      'a double blessing'

    • D. 

      'a jealous infant'