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