Hamlet Synopsis Practice

Who is the first character to see the ghost?A. HamletB. MarcellusC. OpheliaD.Francisco Marcellus
How is Claudius related to Hamlet before marrying Gertrude?A. He is Hamlet’s legitimate fatherB. He is Gertrude’s brother, and Hamlet’s uncleC. He is a close family friend, and of no relation, though kindly called uncleD. He is the brother of Hamlet’s father, and therefore Hamlet’s uncle He is the brother of Hamlet’s father, and therefore Hamlet’s uncle
What does Laertes warn Ophelia against?A. Falling in love with HamletB. Becoming a nunC. Disobeying her fatherD. Falling behind in her domestic duties Falling in love with Hamlet
Who does the ghost beckon the second time he appears in the play?A. HoratioB. HamletC. MarcellusD. Bernardo Hamlet
What does the ghost ask Hamlet to do in the next scene?A. Obey his motherB. Bring Gertrude to him so that the couple may be reunitedC. Avenge his death by murdering ClaudiusD. Forgive his uncle, Claudius Avenge his death by murdering Claudius
Who does Claudius ask to keep an eye on Hamlet?A. OpheliaB. HoratioC. Marcellus and BernardoD. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
What reason does Polonius offer for Hamlet’s madness?A. He is upset about the marriage of Claudius and GertrudeB. He loves OpheliaC. He is distraught over his father’s deathD. He’s a moody teenager He loves Ophelia
Claudius is _________ when Hamlet decides he could kill him, but holds off.A. PrayingB. SleepingC. EatingD. Reading Praying
Who overhears the “To be or not to be” speech in Act III?A. HoratioB. Rosencrantz and GuildensternC. OpheliaD. Polonius and Claudius Polonius and Claudius
Who killed Hamlet’s fatherA. FortinbrasB. ClaudiusC. PoloniusD. Laertes Claudius
Who kills Polonius?A. HamletB. LaertesC. ClaudiusD. Ophelia Hamlet
Where is Polonius when he is killed?A. In the courtyardB. At his own homeC. Hiding behind a curtainD. Away at war Hiding behind a curtain
Why does Claudius send Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to England?A. To bring back gifts for the queenB. To spy on HamletC. To order Hamlet’s deathD. To give them an education To order Hamlet’s death
Who does Hamlet address in the graveyard,while holding the skull?A. HoratioB. YorickC. ClaudiusD. His father, King Hamlet Yorick
What causes Ophelia’s death?A. HangingB. StabbingC. Broken HeartD. Drowning Drowning
Who said: “Brevity is the soul of wit” Polonius
Who said:”Get thee to a nunnery!” Hamlet
Who said:”A little more than kin, and less than kind.” Hamlet
Who said:”Frailty, thy name is woman.” Hamlet
Who said:”A countenance more in sorrow than anger.” Horatio
Who said:”Neither borrower nor a lender be.” Polonius
Who said: “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” Marcellus
Who said:”O, woe is me. To have seen what I have seen, see what I see!” Ophelia
Who said:”The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” Gertrude
Who said:”Though this be madness, yet there’s method in ‘t.” Polonius

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