Othello And Faustus Quiz 2b

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Othello And Faustus Quiz 2b

Othello and Faust


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Objectivity, individualism, curiosity, rebirth of art and culture characterize what historical period in Europe?
    • A. 

      Classical Era

    • B. 

      Medieval Period

    • C. 

      Enlightenment

    • D. 

      Renaissance

  • 2. 
    What does Iago try to convince Othello of?
    • A. 

      Cassio is having an inappropriate relationship with Bianca

    • B. 

      Roderigo is in love with his wife Desdemona and should be killed

    • C. 

      Cassio is a drunk and should be taken out of his position

    • D. 

      Cassio is having an affair with Desdemona

  • 3. 
    "To write with a broken pencil is pointless" is an example of
    • A. 

      A pun

    • B. 

      Situational irony

    • C. 

      Allegory

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not an example of dramatic irony that Shakespeare uses in Othello?
    • A. 

      The reader knows Desdemona is faithful while Othello does not.

    • B. 

      The reader knows that Cassio has been tricked into drinking while Cassio himself does not.

    • C. 

      The reader knows that Iago is working to hurt Othello while Othello does not.

    • D. 

      The reader knows that Desdemona and Othello truly love each other while Cassio does not.

  • 5. 
    Hubris is a common tragic flaw in a hero of a tragic drama. What does hubris mean? 
    • A. 

      Excessive pride

    • B. 

      Betrayal

    • C. 

      Lust

    • D. 

      Jealousy

  • 6. 
    What does Iago put in Cassio's room?
    • A. 

      A handkerchief

    • B. 

      A knife

    • C. 

      Chess pieces

    • D. 

      A picture of Desdemona

  • 7. 
    What causes Cassio to lose his status as Othello's lieutenant?
    • A. 

      His fight with Montano after getting drunk

    • B. 

      Othello's suspicion that he is having an affair with Desdemona

    • C. 

      Othello decides Iago would make a better lieutenant.

    • D. 

      The envoy from Venice arrives and decide that Cassio will be governor of Cyprus

  • 8. 
    Othello tells the story of a human weakness. What human weakness does it highlight?
    • A. 

      Jealousy

    • B. 

      Adultery

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Drunkenness

  • 9. 
    Who does Iago stab to death?
    • A. 

      Cassio and Othello

    • B. 

      Desdemona and Emilia

    • C. 

      Emilia and Roderigo

    • D. 

      Roderigo and Cassio

  • 10. 
    In Othello, who said: “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on”?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      Desdemona

    • C. 

      Iago

    • D. 

      Roderigo

  • 11. 
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, one of the greatest authors of his age, came from which country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 12. 
    The Enlightenment is characterized by what cultural shift?
    • A. 

      A move away from revelation to reason as the primary authority in areas of knowledge

    • B. 

      A revival of art and culture with the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman texts.

    • C. 

      A revival of religious feeling following the Protestant Reformation

    • D. 

      A regard for the Socratic principles of justice and virtue in matters of government

  • 13. 
    The sacrifice of moral integrity for temporary personal gain in areas of power and success can be described as _______.
    • A. 

      A Faustian Bargain

    • B. 

      A Goethian Deal

    • C. 

      The New Deal

    • D. 

      A really poor decision

  • 14. 
    What is the problem that leads Faust to make his original agreement with Mephistopheles?
    • A. 

      Faust’s despair, deep sense of dissatisfaction, and lust for transcendence

    • B. 

      The loss of Faust’s wife and growing feelings of loneliness despite Wagner's friendship

    • C. 

      Faust discovers he has a terminal illness

    • D. 

      Faust’s devotion to evil and desire to hurt others

  • 15. 
    Faust and Mephistopheles make an agreement sealed with what substance?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Ink from a pen