Othello Act 5 Scene 2 Quiz

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies," Groucho Marx said. While Othello isn't exactly engaging in politics, he is indeed looking for trouble, finding it, coming to an erroneous conclusion, and crafting some deadly remedies. Desdemona cannot answer his accusations as she has no idea what he is talking about. But it's too late. Othello had made up his mind regardless of her replies anyway. Be sure you understand how this tragedy came to pass by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Act 5, Scene 2 of Othello. 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!

  1. What does Desdemona say about how her handkerchief came to be in Cassio's possession?

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  2. Who kills Othello?

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  3. True or False: Othello has a moment of hesitation about killing Desdemona

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  4. How does Othello kill Desdemona?

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  5. What question does Othello ask Desdemona upon awakening her?

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