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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 did Cassio do for Othello while Othello and Desdemona were still courting?
(a) Keet their relationship a secret from the public.
(b) Stand guard while they secretly visited.
(c) Drive Desdemona to Othello's house so they could visit.
(d) Deliver messages of love back and forth between the two.
2. Who teaches wives to cheat, according to Emilia?
(a) The world.
(b) The mistresses.
(c) The ladies of the night.
(d) The husbands.
3. What does Othello do after reading his letter from the Duke that Lodovico brings?
(a) Slaps Desdemona.
(b) Rips the letter to shreds.
(d) Sends a policeman to arrest Cassio.
4. What does Desdemona tell Emilia that Othello is not prone to while she waits for Cassio?
(a) Rash judgement.
5. After the night of the brawl, where is Othello leaving to?
(a) To find a housing situation for him and Desdemona.
(b) To inspect the fortifications.
(c) To confer with the Duke.
(d) To attend the trial of Cassio.
Short Answer Questions
1. What makes Iago so happy when he hears of Othello's odd behavior towards Desdemona?
2. Who is with Iago at the beginning of Act 5?
3. What excuse does Othello give for being late to a dinner with the islanders?
4. What are Desdemona and Cassio talking about right before Othello leaves?
5. Why does Cassio ask Bianca to leave so soon after meeting him at Othello's home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Othello finally tell Desdemona that he will consider forgiving Cassio?
2. What does Othello give to Iago in Act 3, Scene 2?
3. Where is Othello going when he gives the package to Iago in Act 3, Scene 2?
4. What does Othello ask Iago to give him after he overhears Iago and Cassio talking?
5. What does Othello ask Emilia before he questions Desdemona about her affair?
6. What part did Cassio play in Othello and Desdemona's courtship?
7. Who hides to ambush Cassio?
8. Who does Iago try to frame for the attack on Cassio?
9. What does Desdemona realize about her marriage while she is getting ready for bed?
10. What does Emilia say she would do for the right price?
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