Othello Act 1 Scene 3 Quiz

Guess who's coming to dinner? This is not a game the Duke of Venice is particularly interested in playing. His daughter, Desdemona, has wedded someone who, while accomplished, is not up to his standards for a variety of reasons. Among those reasons is a father's feeling that no one is good enough for his little girl, but there is more than that going on here. Make sure you have a good grasp of the characters and events that are the foundation of Othelllo by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz over Act 1, Scene 1. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!

  1. What does Desdemona say is "natural"?

  2. True or False: Othello says he did what he had to do to get Desdemona

  3. What does Brabantio tell the Duke about how Othello and Desdemona came together?

  4. What country do the Duke of Venice and his senators think is likely to be attacked?

  5. What did Desdemona first feel for Othello after she heard his tale?

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