The Taming of the Shrew The Taming of the Shrew Overview Quiz
by William Shakespeare

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The Taming of the Shrew Overview Quiz

eNotes' The Taming of the Shrew Overview Quiz asks the essential questions to Shakespeare's comedy, covering details of the play's intricate plot and characters. Test your knowledge today to better prepare for your next test or project!

  • Question 1

    Why does Baptista want Vincentio sent to jail?

  • Question 2

    Why does Tranio say he would be a better match for Bianca than Gremio?

  • Question 3

    What do both Grumio and Petruchio tempt Kate with before the wedding?

  • Question 4

    Of what does the nobleman convince Christopher Sly?

  • Question 5

    What is Petruchio's plan to tame Kate in Act IV?

  • Question 6

    Why won't Baptista allow Bianca to get married?

  • Question 7

    When Petruchio finally arrives on his wedding day, how does he appear?

  • Question 8

    How does Tranio convince the pedant to pretend to be Vincentio?

  • Question 9

    Why does Grumio go to Petruchio's home before his master arrives?

  • Question 10

    Why has Petruchio come to Verona?

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