Hamlet Study Guide

True of FalseHamlet’s romance with Ophelia is ended by his mother False
True of FalseGertrude is astonished to see the ghost False
True or FalseYorick had been court Jester True
True or FalseClaudius never admits his guilt to the audience False
true or FalseClaudius killed the king by pouring poison in his ear True
True or FalseAt the end of the story Horatio becomes king False
True or FalseHamlet fears that the ghost may have been sent by the devil True
True or False”To thine own self be true” is part of Hamlet’s soliloquy False
True or FalseHamlet is afraid to trust Rosencrantz and Guildenstern True
True of FalseThe ghost is in Purgatory waiting to ascend to heaven False
True of FalsePolonius believes that love for Ophelia caused Hamlet’s madness True
True of FalseIn the “to be or not to be” speech, Hamlet discusses suicide. True
True of FalseAfter the players perform the whole court knows of Claudius’ crime False
True or FalseClaudius deeply loves Gertrude False
True of FalseLike Hamlet, Ophelia only pretends to be mad False
Fortinbras is the prince of… Norway
“Get thee to a nunery” is addressed to…a. Hamletb. Gertrudec. Ophelia C. Ophelia
Hamlet resents Gertrude’s marriage toa. her husband’s brotherb. a complete strnagerc. a Norwegian a. her husband’s brother
Hamlet compares polonius toa. Judasb. Jephthahc. Soloman b. Jephthah
Hamlet does not kill Claudius at prayer becausea. the queen is thereb. he is well guardedc. he wants to damn the king’s soul c. he wants to damn the king’s soul
Hamlet hopes the play willa. win Ophelia backb. cause Claudius to reveal his guiltc. amuse Horatio b. cause Claudius to reveal his guilt
The ghost tells Hamleta. to leave the Queen aloneb. that Polonius was involved in his deathc. that he can trust Horatio a. to leave the Queen alone
Claudius hopes that Hamlet will be killed ina. Norwayb. Englandc. the graveyard b. england
The graveyard scene showsa. that all are equal in deathb. that Hamlet killed Poloniusc. that the ghost is not at rest a. that all are equal in death
Hamlet feels Gertrude is guilty ofa. usurping the throneb. killing her brotherc. an incestrous marriage c. an incentrous marriage
Ophelia dies by… drowning
Laertes plots the duel because of a. griefb, ambitionc. jealousy a. grief
Comic relief is provided by… the gravediggers
Hamlet feels he can trust only Horatio
Hamlet is the only one at court whoa. still wears mourningb. can read and writec. drinks too much a. still wears mourning
The first to see the ghost isa. Hamletb. Horatioc. a sentry c. a sentry
In his first soliloquy, Hamlet sees the world asa. generally goodb. generally evilc. both good and evil b. generally evil
The court is located ina. Oslob. Copenhaganc. Elsinore c. Elsinore
The duel is plotted by Laertes and Claudius
Hamlet kills Polonius not knowing who it is
Polonius advisor to the king
Claudius part of “play within the play”
Hamlet names Hamlet heir to the throne
gertrude once married to King Hamlet
Ophelia returns Hamlets gifts
Laertes brother to Ophelia
Horatio says good night sweet prince
Rosencrantz once a friend of Hamlet’s
Yorick skull in graveyard
letters to england delivered by R&G
poisoned wine kills Gertrude
rapier kills Laertes
armor identifies the ghost
flowers part of Ophelias mad scene
snake in garden supposed to have killed Hamlet Senior
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below:/ Words without thoughts never to heaven go b. claudius
There’s rosemary, thats for rememberance;/. . . and here’s pansies, thats for thoughts Ophelia
There’s a divinity that shapes our ends, / rough hew them how we will Hamlet
now cracks a noble heart Horatio
to thine ownself be true, / and it must follow, as the night the day, / thou canst not then be false to any man polonius
A figure… armed at point, exactly, Cap- a- pe… ghost
his doublet all unbraced, no hat upon his head, his stockings foul’d, ungarter’sd and down gyved to his ankle hamlet
that great baby you see there is not yet out of his swaddling clouts polonius
a bosom black as death! O limited soul, that struggling to be free, art more engaged claudius
her clothes spread wide, / and, mermaid- like, wile they bore her up ophelia