The Merchant of Venice The Merchant of Venice Overview Quiz
by William Shakespeare

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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

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

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

    When he hears his sentence, Shylock says:

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

    How does Antonio get the money he needs?

  • 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

    For what does Jessica trade Shylock's ring?

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