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Hamlet Quiz - Act 3

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Last updated: October 25, 2019
First submittedOctober 25, 2019
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To be or not to be...
That is the question
By this Hamlet is considering whether to...
Live or die
Which medieval belief is Hamlet referring to when he says "outrageous fortune."
Fortuna's Wheel
"To take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them" means to commit...
Suicide
Why doesn't Hamlet take his own life to end his suffering?
Fear of the afterlife or death
Finish the quotation "conscience does make...
...cowards of us all."
Imitative representation of the real world in art and literature is called what?
Mimesis
In his hysterical rejection of Ophelia, Hamlet tells her to "get thee to a...
...nunnery"
Because she would only produce sinners, Hamlet tells Ophelia never to...
Breed
What is the first piece of advice Hamlet gives to the players?
Speak the speech
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When Ophelia reminds Hamlet that his father is four months dead, he ironically replies that he will therefore trade his mourning clothes for a suit of...
Sables / Furs
When Claudius asks what the play is called, what does Hamlet call it?
Mousetrap
Claudius calls for The Murder of Gonzago to end due to his own feelings of...
Guilt
As with the First Player's sympathy for Hecuba, Hamlet acts surprised at Claudius's reaction to the play. He comments "What, frighted with...
...false fire?"
Hamlet, out of anger or of madness, says that he won't let himself be played by Rosencrantz and Guildenstern like a...
Pipe
Why doesn't Hamlet just kill Claudius when he has the chance?
He is praying and therefore would ascend to heaven
Finish the quotation which shows Claudius can't confess: "My words fly up, my thoughts remain below / Words without thoughts..."
Never to heaven go
Who does Hamlet accidentally murder in act 3 scene 4?
Polonius
Freud coined what term for a child's unconscious sexual desire for the opposite-sex parent?
Oedipus Complex
Gertrude says that Hamlet's words are like _____ in her ears.
Daggers
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