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Hamlet: Insane in the Membrane Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Hamlet? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Hamlet debating when he gives his “To be, or not to be” speech?


Having another slice of pizza
Kissing Ophelia
Committing suicide
Befriending King Claudius
Telling his mother about the ghost
Q. What is the point of the play Hamlet stages?


It’s an attempt to demonstrate Claudius’s guilt
Entertainment, pure and simple
It’s Hamlet’s way of making his mother feel guilty for remarrying so quickly
It’s Hamlet’s chance to see if he has a future in the theater
Q. Why doesn’t Hamlet kill Claudius while he is praying?


Because Hamlet prefers to kill Claudius while he is sinning
Because someone walks by
Because he doesn't have a weapon
Because the ghost tells him not to
Q. Whom does Hamlet kill in Gertrude’s chamber?


Gertrude
Claudius
Ophelia
Polonius
A spider
Q. What happens to Hamlet’s ship en route to England?


It sinks
It is attacked by pirates
It hits an iceberg
It is commandeered by Norway
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