Act 1, p. 1-20
1. Who are the well-dressed Elizabethan gentlemen at the opening of the play?
(a) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
(b) Procter and Gamble
(c) Hamlet and Horatio
(d) Claudius and Polonius
2. What does Guildenstern do with the coins he takes out of his bag?
(a) Spins them
(b) Bites them
(c) Buys fruit
(d) Gives them to beggars
3. What is odd about the gambling game Guildenstern plays with Rosencrantz?
(a) The coins never leave Guildenstern's hand.
(b) The coins all come up heads.
(c) The coins are made of wood.
(d) The coins seem to disappear.
4. How is it obvious that the two men have been playing the gambling game for a long time?
(a) Guildenstern asks Rosencrantz to loan him more coins.
(b) Rosencrantz keeps saying he is tired of playing the game.
(c) Guildenstern's bag is nearly empty while Rosencrantz's bag is full.
(d) There are coins scattered all over the stage.
5. What is Rosencrantz's reaction to the way the game keeps going?
(a) He is a little embarrassed because he keeps winning.
(b) He thinks something is odd about the game.
(c) He laughs and whistles every time he wins a coin.
(d) He is upset because Guildenstern will run out of coins.
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