Hamlet Final Exam Study Guide

With what theater was Shakespeare closely associated? Globe
True or False: At the end of Hamlet, Horatio becomes king? False
How does Ophelia die? Drowns herself
Who said, “There’s divinity that shapes our ends.” Hamlet
Hamlet kills Polonius:a. In a duelb. Because he has turned Ophelia against himc. Now knowing who it isd. With poison c
True or False: Like Hamlet, Ophelia only pretends to be mad False
Why does Hamlet not kill Claudius during prayer? If he waits Claudius will suffer more
Adviser to the king? Polonius
Brother to Ophelia? Laertes
Says, “Good night, sweet prince” Horatio
Part of the “play within the play” Players
Names Hamlet heir to the throne Claudius
Feels “the readiness is all” Hamlet
Once married to King Hamlet Gertrude
Returns Hamlet’s gifts Ophelia
True or False: Claudius never admits his guilt to the audience (or reader) False
The ghost tells Hamlet that:a. He can trust Horatiob. That Polonius was also involved in his deathc. To leave the Queen alone c
“Get thee to a nunnery” is addressed to Ophelia
Fortinbras is prince of? Norway
Claudius hopes that Hamlet will die:a. In the graveyardb. In the gardenc. In Englandd. In Norway c
Who is the first to see the ghost? Sentry
Who said, “This above all, to thine own self be true, And it must follow as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” Polonius
The duel is planned by Laertes and:a. Hamletb. Osricc. Poloniusd. Claudius d
Where is the court located? Elsinore
Who is the only person Hamlet feels he can trust? Horatio
True or False: Hamlet fears the ghost may have been sent by the devil True
To whom is the speaker referring when he/she said, “Frailty, thy name is woman” Gertrude
Who said “Frailty, thy name is woman” Hamlet
True or False: Gertrude is astonished to see the ghost False
In what time period did early Shakespeare write? Late 1500s / Early 1600s
Comic relief is provided by Gravediggers
Where was Shakespeare born? Stratford-Upon-Avon
Who said:”for love of grace,Lay not that flattering unction to your soul,That not your trespass but my madness speaks.It will but skin and film the ulcerous placeWhilst rank corruption, mining all within,Infects unseen. “ Hamlet
Who said:”Why, as a woodcock to mine own springer, Osric,I am justly killed with mine own treachery. “ Laertes
Who said:”How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitableSeem to me all the uses of this world!Fie on ‘t, ah fie! ’tis an unweeded gardenThat grows to seed, things rank and gross in naturePossess it merely. “ Hamlet