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Act 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

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  • Q1
    In the play within the play, how is the king killed?
    He is stabbed while he prays.
    He is stabbed through a tapestry.
    Poison is poured into his ear.
    He drinks poison.
  • Q2
    What is Claudius' reaction to the play?
    He becomes angry, telling the players to stop and leave.
    He stands up and leaves.
    He laughs at the absurdity.
    He remains emotionless.
  • Q3
    Who is instructed by Hamlet to watch Claudius during the play within the play?
  • Q4
    Claudius instructs Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to escort Hamlet to England because:
    He doesn't want Hamlet to near Ophelia.
    He believes that Hamlet needs a break from royal affairs.
    He wants to have him arrested.
    He fears for his safety.
  • Q5
    When Claudius is alone, he:
    admits guilt through a monologue with Polonius.
    admits he wants to murder Hamlet.
    admits he wants to leave Denmark.
    admits his guilt through a prayer and asks for forgiveness.
  • Q6
    Hamlet has the opportunity to kill Claudius but doesn't because:
    Claudius is in prayer and it would cause his soul to go to heaven.
    Claudius sees Hamlet and Hamlet feels compassion for him.
    Claudius is in prayer in a private booth with a priest and Hamlet doesn't want witnesses.
    Claudius admits that he is going to kill himself anyways.
  • Q7
    Hamlet visits his mother, unaware that he is being spied on by:
    The King
    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
  • Q8
    When Gertrude becomes scared, she cries out causing Polonius to:
    He runs for guards and Hamlet runs after him.
    jump out and attack Hamlet, who stabs him in self-defense.
    Cry out and Hamlet stab him through a large piece of material.
    jump out screaming, scaring Hamlet who stabs him accidentally.
  • Q9
    The ghost appears and tells Hamlet to:
    Remember his purpose and be gentle with Gertrude.
    Go to England and seek assistance.
    Obey the new King.
    Remember that he was to kill Gertrude.
  • Q10
    Gertrude's reaction to the ghost is:
    She is fearful and comforts her son.
    She cries and asks for his forgiveness.
    She does not see him and thinks Hamlet is mad.
    She sees it and believes that Hamlet is playing tricks on her.

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