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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 is Desdemona's reaction to Othello's accusation of her unfaithfulness?
(a) She wonders what took him so long to realize it.
(b) She is stricken and confused.
(c) She is relieved to have the truth out.
(d) She is angry.
2. What excuse does Desdemona give Othello for his odd behavior towards her?
(a) He is afraid of his upcoming battle now that he has a wife.
(b) He is filled with jealousy.
(c) He is very angry at Cassio's betrayal.
(d) He is worried over matters of the state.
3. What is Emilia trying to convey to Desdemona as they talk while getting ready for bed?
(a) The true nature of marriage.
(b) The fact that Othello may have been unfaithful.
(c) The harsh reality of the world.
(d) The consequences of remaining naive.
4. Who is sent to tell Othello and Desdemona about Cassio's wounds?
5. Who asks Iago to deliver something?
(a) The Duke.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are Iago and Othello discussing at the beginning of Act 4?
2. Who does Iago try to frame for Cassio's wounds?
3. What is Iago preparing to do at the beginning of Act 5?
4. What does Iago say happens to every married man?
5. Why is Iago so annoyed that Cassio did not die?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Iago tell Desdemona he will do when Desdemona talks about Othello's odd and angry behavior towards her?
2. Why does Othello complain to Desdemona about having watery eyes?
3. What does Desdemona realize about her marriage while she is getting ready for bed?
4. What does Iago tell Othello he heard from Cassio while he is talking to Othello at the beginning of Act 4?
5. What does Othello ask Iago to give him after he overhears Iago and Cassio talking?
6. Who told Iago to kill Cassio?
7. Who are Cassio and Iago talking about while Othello thinks they are discussing Desdemona?
8. Who does Iago try to frame for the attack on Cassio?
9. What does Othello ask Emilia before he questions Desdemona about her affair?
10. Where is Iago supposed to deliver the package that Othello gives him?
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