The Merchant of Venice Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

The Merchant of Venice Overview Quiz

What are the consequences of demanding "a pound of flesh"? What happens in the complicated casket scene? Discover the answers to these questions and more with eNotes' The Merchant of Venice Overview Quiz!

  • Question 1

    Why can't Antonio directly give Bassanio the money he asks for?

  • Question 2

    Why does Bassanio want to borrow even more money from Antonio?

  • Question 3

    How does Antonio get the money he needs?

  • Question 4

    When he hears his sentence, Shylock says:

  • Question 5

    The lawyer called “Balthasar” is actually who in disguise?

  • Question 6

    What difference between them does the Prince of Morocco ask Portia to disregard?

  • Question 7

    For what does Jessica trade Shylock's ring?

  • Question 8

    Lorenzo’s plan for Jessica’s escape is that she will disguise herself as:

  • Question 9

    When he chooses the wrong casket, this character also loses the chance to marry Jessica:

  • Question 10

    Shylock initially says his demand for a “pound of flesh” was meant as:

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