Hamlet Overview Quiz

To quiz, or not to quiz? To quiz, of course! Test your knowledge of Shakespeare's famous play with eNotes' Hamlet Overview Quiz, covering major and minor plot points, characters, and other details from the work.

  1. Only one of these characters is unable to see the Ghost of King Hamlet:

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  2. Why does Polonius send Reynaldo to Paris?

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  3. What is the name of the play Hamlet asks the players to modify and perform?

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  4. How does Ophelia die?

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  5. Who does Laertes warn Ophelia not to trust?

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  6. How did Claudius murder King Hamlet?

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  7. Both Hamlet and Horatio had been in college in which city?

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  8. Horatio warns that, perhaps worse than death, the ghost might:

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  9. How does Hamlet die?

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  10. How does the Ghost of King Hamlet say his son should deal with his mother's treachery?

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