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Claudius in Hamlet Quiz

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Claudius in Hamlet Quiz

Claudius, the murderous traitor, is one of the most notorious villains in English literature. Be sure you understand his motivations and manipulations by taking this eNotes quiz on the character of Claudius in Hamlet. Ten questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the character's purpose in Shakespeare's play.

  • Question 1

    Other than Hamlet, what else does Claudius have to worry about?

  • Question 2

    What does Claudius request of the English king?

  • Question 3

    Where does Claudius plan to send Hamlet?

  • Question 4

    How is Claudius related to Hamlet?

  • Question 5

    If Laertes is unsuccessful in the duel, what is Claudius's alternate plan to assure Hamlet's death?

  • Question 6

    Claudius employs Rosencratz and Guildenstern to do what?

  • Question 7

    True or False: Claudius sees the Ghost of King Hamlet before he too dies

  • Question 8

    Whom does Claudius employ in his plot to make sure Hamlet is murdered?

  • Question 9

    How does Claudius react to the murder scene in the play?

  • Question 10

    How did Claudius kill King Hamlet?

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