Hamlet Act 4 Scene 4 Quiz

The broody prince does what he does best in this scene... ponder the point of life itself. Be sure you understand Hamlet's philosophy as he compares himself to Fortinbras by taking the quiz over Act 4, Scene 4 of Hamlet from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this scene.

  1. If there is no purpose to life, Hamlet feels that man is no better than ___________?

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  2. When comparing himself to Fortibras, Hamlet finds that he is:

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  3. In Act 4, what does Hamlet call his thoughts?

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  4. Why is Hamlet surprised at Fortinbras's attempt to conquer a part of Poland?

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  5. What request does Fortinbras make to Claudius?

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