Othello Quiz Bundle - William Shakespeare

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This Common Core aligned quiz bundle measures reading comprehension on Shakespeare's Othello. Five quizzes divided by Act are included, as well as the respective answer keys. Two quizzes are short answer in nature, compared to three in multiple choice format. All are Word documents for ease of future revisions. Read further for more information on the quizzes.

Act 1
This is a 12-question comprehension assessment in short answer format. The corresponding answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following important details:

• Roderigo's affections for Desdemona
• Iago's fury toward Othello
• Brabantio
• The Turks' plan to attack Cyprus
• Othello and Desdemona's relationship
• Desdemona's internal conflict
• Othello's departure
• Desdemona's arrangement to stay with Iago
• Brabantio's warning to Othello
• Iago's manipulation of Roderigo

Act 2
This is a 10-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. The corresponding answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following important details:

♦ The end of the war with the Turks
♦ Iago's emphasis on Cassio's friendliness toward Desdemona
♦ Cassio's weakness
♦ Iago's taking advantage of Cassio's weakness
♦ The consequences of Cassio's actions
♦ Othello's ironic perspective on Iago's character
♦ Cassio seeking advice from one he considers his closest friend
♦ Iago's next manipulative move involving Desdemona

Act 3
This is a 13-question reading comprehension assessment in multiple choice format. The corresponding answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following important details:

♦ Cassio's verbal exchange with Desdemona
♦ Iago encouraging Othello's suspicions toward Desdemona
♦ Desdemona's requests for Othello to forgive Cassio
♦ Othello's insistence that Iago tell him everything he knows
♦ Iago's underhanded behaviors and statements
♦ Othello's statements on marital trust and jealousy
♦ The retrieval of Desdemona's handkerchief
♦ Othello's mounting suspicions
♦ Othello's ultimatum to Iago
♦ Desdemona's frustrations

Act 4
This is an 11-question reading comprehension assessment. There are 10 multiple choice questions and one short answer. An answer key is provided. Questions pertain to the following important details:

♦ Othello's rage-fueled trance
♦ Iago's conspiracy to make Othello think Cassio loves Desdemona
♦ Iago's barbarous suggestion regarding Desdemona's fate
♦ The letter from Venice
♦ Lodovico's witnessing Othello's abusive behavior
♦ Emilia's verbal exchange with Othello
♦ Othello's confrontation with Desdemona
♦ Desdemona turning to Iago for help
♦ Roderigo's frustration with Iago
♦ The arrangement Iago makes for Roderigo
♦ Desdemona's foreshadowing fear

Act 5
This is a 13-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. The corresponding answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following important details:

♦ Iago's concern that Roderigo could expose him
♦ Iago's irrational jealousy of Cassio
♦ Cassio's injury
♦ Fatal wounds
♦ The arrest of Bianca
♦ Othello's verbal exchange with Desdemona
♦ The subsequent killing
♦ Emilia's news
♦ The brief revival of a character
♦ The ensuing stabbings, one fatal
♦ Othello's subsequent perception of himself
♦ The fatal flaw of the hero
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