Ethnicity In The Merchant Of Venice

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Ethnicity In The Merchant Of Venice

This is a short quiz that focuses on ethnicity in this (in)famous Shakespeare play!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Shylock demands a pound of Antonio's flesh as collateral for the loan, what does Antonio think of this deal?
    • A. 

      He is pleased and remarks that Shylock may someday become a Christian

    • B. 

      He claims that he would prefer to have to pay interest on the loan

    • C. 

      He is mortified and refuses to agree to the loan

  • 2. 
    What condition must the Prince of Morocco agree to before he may choose from among the caskets?
    • A. 

      That if he chooses wrong, he will give Portia all his wealth and leave forever

    • B. 

      That if he chooses wrong, he will never marry

    • C. 

      That if he chooses wrong, he will have to marry a woman of Portia's choosing

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Lead

  • 4. 
    The second suitor, the Prince of Aragon, arrives in Belmont and chooses the silver casket. What does the casket reveal?
    • A. 

      A skull

    • B. 

      A miniature portrait of Portia

    • C. 

      A blinking idiot

  • 5. 
    Shylock delivers his famous monologue, "Hath not a Jew eyes?", to which characters?
    • A. 

      Bassanio and Graziano

    • B. 

      Solanio and Salerio

    • C. 

      Jessica and Lorenzo