Hamlet in Hamlet Quiz

Hamlet in Hamlet Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Hamlet is the son of his father but he is not exactly his father's son. King Hamlet was a man of action; Prince Hamlet is a man given to long, ponderous thoughts about the meaning of life. Do you really understand the complexities of one of literature's most infamous characters? Be sure you do by taking the eNotes quiz over the character of Hamlet in Hamlet. Ten questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of this character's purpose in the play.

  • Question 1

    True or False: Hamlet is the first person to verify the identity of the ghost

  • Question 2

    Why doesn't Hamlet murder Claudius when he has a great opportunity to do so?

  • Question 3

    True or False: Hamlet assumes Claudius is hiding behind the curtain in Gertrude's chambers

  • Question 4

    To whom does Hamlet speak his last words?

  • Question 5

    To what country does Claudius intend to send Hamlet?

  • Question 6

    Who does Hamlet kill in Gertrude's chambers?

  • Question 7

    Hamlet instructs the players to do what?

  • Question 8

    How is Hamlet acquainted with Rosencratz and Guildenstern?

  • Question 9

    Where does Hamlet tell Ophelia to go?

  • Question 10

    Why does Hamlet insist on accompanying the sentries?

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