Hamlet board game questions (Act 1)

Q: The curtain opens on what setting (time and place)? (Act 1) A: Midnight, the Guard’s platform, Elsinore’s Castle in Denmark Q: How are King Claudius and Queen Gertrude related? (Act 1) A: they’re married
Q: What advice does Laertes give Ophelia regarding her relationship with Hamlet? (Act 1) A: stay away from Hamlet Q: Why doesn’t Horatio want Hamlet to follow the Ghost? (Act 1) A: possible danger
Q: What does the Ghost tell Hamlet in the beginning of the story? (Act 1) A: King Claudius poisoned him. (how and why he died) Q: Why is there a need for a nightly watch in the palace of Denmark? (Act 1) A: Rumors of Fortinbras planning an attack
Q: Who is Horatio? (Act 1) A: friend/schoolmate of Prince Hamlet Q: How does the Ghost warn Hamlet to treat Claudius and Gertrude? (Act 1) A: seek revenge on Claudius but forgive Gertrude
Q: What mixed feelings does Hamlet have after seeing the Ghost? (Act 1) A: Is it his father’s spirit or the devil in disguise? Q: Why is Prince Hamlet grieving and how do Claudius and Gertrude treat his grief? (Act 1) A: His father died; they tell him to get over it
Q: What had Bernardo seen at a previous watch? (Act 1) A: The ghost of King Hamlet Q: What does young Fortinbras want to do? (Act 1) A: start a war between Denmark and Norway to regain the land his father lost to King Hamlet
Q: Identify Claudius, Gertrude, Laertes, and Polonius (Act 1) A: King Hamlet’s brother; Hamet’s mother; Polonuis’s; father of Ophelia and Laertes and King Claudius’s advisor Q: What are the two main reasons Hamlet is upset at the beginning of the story (Act 1) A: His father is dead and his mother was quick to marry his uncle
Q: After Hamlet sees the Ghost, he swears Horatio to two things. What are they? (Act 1) A: Do not tell anyone about the Ghost and no matter how Hamlet behaves, do not say anything about it