Hamlet Act 1 Scene 5 Quiz

The Ghost of King Hamlet has some shocking news. Well, the fact that a ghost is speaking at all is pretty shocking in and of itself. What does the apparition tell his son and why does the prince have concerns about the ghost's veracity? Be sure you understand what is going on in this important scene by taking the eNotes quiz on Act 1, Scene 5 of Hamlet. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this scene.

  1. What shocking news does the ghost give Hamlet?

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  2. True or False: The Ghost says not to harm Gertrude

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  3. How does the ghost claim that he died?

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  4. Whom does the ghost accuse of murder?

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  5. What does Hamlet make his companions swear to?

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