Gertrude in Hamlet Quiz

Scholars have long debated how much of a role Gertrude has in this tragedy. 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 Gertrude in Hamlet. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the character's purpose in the play.

  1. True or False: Gertrude tries to console her son by saying death is natural

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  2. True or False: Gertrude would have liked for Ophelia and Hamlet to have married

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  3. How long had her husband been dead before Gertrude married Claudius?

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  4. Who is hiding in Gertrude's chambers?

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  5. True or False: Gertrude can also see the ghost when it appears in her room

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