Laertes in Hamlet Quiz

Laertes tries to be a good son and a good brother. Unfortunately, he is a victim of cunning manipulation. Be sure you understand his motivations and how he is a pawn in Claudius's deadly game by taking the quiz over the character of Laertes in Hamlet from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of this character and his purpose in the play.

  1. Why does Laertes ask for permission to leave Denmark?

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  2. Who does Laertes first think is responsible for his father's death?

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  3. Why does Laertes warn his sister to not get involved with Hamlet?

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  4. True or False: Laertes fingers Claudius in the deaths before he dies

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  5. True or False: Laertes is Ophelia's twin brother

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