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How well do you know this play that tells the tragic tale of a prince of Denmark?


Quiz ID:#7668
Fun:*** (2.58)
Difficulty:** (1.36)
Category:Literature > Shakespeare
Created By:phrebh*us****




#1   In Act V, Scene 2, Hamlet has a fight in which both players are wounded by the same poisoned foil. Who was he fighting?

#2   In Act 1, Scene 5, Hamlet's father's ghost tells Hamlet to avenge his murder. Who killed Hamlet's father?

#3   Hamlet holding a skull is part of popular culture, but he is usually portrayed holding it during the "to be, or not to be" speech, which is incorrect. What words does he actually say while holding the skull?

#4   In Act 1, Scene 5, Hamlet's father's ghost tells Hamlet how he was killed. How did the murderer kill the late King Hamlet?

#5   At the end of the play, everyone who had a claim to the throne of Denmark is dead. Who becomes the new king of Denmark?

#6   Whose death, coupled with Hamlet's own feigned lunacy, drives Ophelia to madness?

#7   Which of the following film adaptations tells the story of Hamlet?

#8   Where did the king send Hamlet?

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#9   At the end of the last scene, who is charged with telling the tale of what happened?

#10   "To be, or not to be" is not the question here. What act and scene does that famous line occur in?





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