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Hamlet: To Be or Not to Be True or False

1. To whom is Hamlet’s mother married? -> To King Claudius (who also happens to be Hamlet’s uncle)
2. Whose ghost does Hamlet encounter at the beginning of the play? -> Moaning Myrtle’s
3. What does the ghost want Hamlet to do? -> Avenge his death
4. Who are Rosencratz and Guildenstern? -> Movie critics
5. What does Polonius think Hamlet’s problem is? -> He’s not getting enough sleep

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