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Grade 10 Hamlet
What type of play is Hamlet?
  1. Satirical
  2. Comedy
  3. Tragedy
  4. Farce
Grade 12 Hamlet
Polonius tells his daughter to give her gifts back to Hamlet because
  1. Hamlet will become mad if she does not.
  2. he feels that Hamlet is not truly serious about his daughter and is not in love with her.
  3. Claudius asked Polonius to have his daughter return the gifts.
  4. Getrude insisted that such gifts were "unsuited to the time and circumstance which thou hast bestowed such cordials".
Grade 12 Hamlet
Hamlet dies from
  1. a poisoned sword tip.
  2. a poisoned cup of wine.
  3. drowning in the lake at Elsinore.
  4. wounds received from a sword fight with Crassus.
Grade 12 Hamlet
What year was Hamlet written?
  1. 2016
  2. 1603
  3. 1869
  4. 1984
Grade 12 Hamlet
Hamlet's fatal or tragic flaw is
  1. his jealousy over Gertrude.
  2. his madness and crazy behavior.
  3. his hesitancy and refusal to act on his plan.
  4. his greed and selfishness.
Grade 12 Hamlet
Hamlet first learns of his uncle's treachery from
  1. the ghost of his father.
  2. Polonius' letter.
  3. Ophelia's servant.
  4. Fortinbras' messenger.
  5. Horatio.
Grade 12 Hamlet
Where does Polonius hide before he is accidentally murdered by Hamlet?
  1. Under a bed
  2. Behind a tapestry
  3. In a closet
  4. Up the river
Grade 12 Hamlet
Grade 12 Hamlet
The name of the castle where Hamlet lives is called
  1. Ellis Island
  2. Elsinore
  3. Elizabethian Castle
  4. Eden
Grade 12 Hamlet
Which character does Hamlet see marching across Denmark?
  1. Fortinbras
  2. Marcellus
  3. Bernardo
  4. Laertes
Grade 6 Hamlet
What role does Shakespeare play in Hamlet?
  1. role of Hamlet
  2. king
  3. ghost of Hamlet's dead father
  4. Laertes
Grade 12 Hamlet
Hamlet, the play, takes place in
  1. Denver
  2. Norway
  3. Denmark
  4. Wittenberg
Grade 10 Hamlet
How does Hamlet seek his revenge?
  1. He stabs King Claudius with a poisoned sword.
  2. He hangs King Claudius.
  3. He forces King Claudius to drink from the poisoned cup.
  4. Both A and C
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