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

    For what does Jessica trade Shylock's ring?

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

    When he hears his sentence, Shylock says:

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

    How does Antonio get the money he needs?

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