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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Othello see in the street at night that motivates him to rush to see Desdemona?
(a) Roderigo bleeding in a jail cell.
(b) A note from Iago.
(c) Cassio with another woman.
(d) Cassio wounded in the street.
2. What are Iago and Othello discussing at the beginning of Act 4?
(a) The lost handkerchief.
(b) The strategies of war.
(c) Politics of Cyprus and Venice.
(d) Desdemona's infidelity.
3. Who kills Roderigo after he has been wounded during the street brawl?
4. What does Othello do for Iago before he goes to dinner with the Islanders?
(a) Thank him for his service.
(b) Tell him to drop the subject of infidelity.
(c) Order him to leave.
(d) Promote him to lieutenant.
5. What song does Desdemona sing while Emilia helps her get ready for bed?
(c) Birch Forest.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Othello do after Iago lies about over hearing Cassio brag about being with Desdemona?
2. What is Desdemona's reaction to Cassio's quick exit when Othello enters the room?
3. Why does Iago have to work so hard to convince Othello that Desdemona is unfaithful?
4. What does Desdemona call Iago while she is talking with Cassio right before Othello leaves?
5. What is Emilia trying to convey to Desdemona as they talk while getting ready for bed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What part did Cassio play in Othello and Desdemona's courtship?
2. Who told Iago to kill Cassio?
3. Why does Iago stab and kill Roderigo?
4. What does Desdemona do while getting ready for bed after dinner?
5. Who is the most villainous person in this play?
6. What does Emilia say she would do for the right price?
7. Who does Iago try to frame for the attack on Cassio?
8. What does Othello ask Iago to give him after he overhears Iago and Cassio talking?
9. What does Iago tell Cassio to do after Iago is done speaking with Othello at the beginning of Act 4?
10. What does Desdemona realize about her marriage while she is getting ready for bed?
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