The Ultimate
Othello
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Who kills Othello?

  • Othello
  • Emilia
  • Desdemona
  • Iago

Question 2 of 13

Who is the mastermind behind Othello's downfall?

  • Iago
  • Roderigo
  • Bianca
  • Desdemona

Question 3 of 13

Why do the Turks not attack Cyprus?

  • A storm destroys their fleet
  • The Spartans kill the Turks on their way to Cyprus
  • The Turks have a coup
  • The Turks are pacified by a Cyprus maiden

Question 4 of 13

Who does Othello promote to Lieutenant?

  • Cassio
  • Iago
  • Mantano
  • Lodovico

Question 5 of 13

How does Desdemona die?

  • Othello smothers her
  • She jumps off a cliff
  • Othello stabs her
  • She drowns in a river

Question 6 of 13

Who is also in love with Desdemona?

  • Roderigo
  • Iago
  • Duke of Venice
  • Mantano

Question 7 of 13

Who is Othello's ensign?

  • Iago
  • Cassio
  • Roderigo
  • Emilia

Question 8 of 13

How does Brabantio claim Othello gained Desdemona as his wife?

  • Through sorcery
  • He had Iago kidnap her
  • By wooing her
  • By keeping her in the dungeon until she agreed to be his wife

Question 9 of 13

What song do both Emilia and Desdemona sing?

  • Willow
  • The Wind
  • Greensleeves
  • River Ballad

Question 10 of 13

Who kills Roderigo?

  • Iago
  • Othello
  • The Turks
  • Emilia

Question 11 of 13

What does Desdemona tell Emilia to use for her shroud if she dies?

  • Her wedding sheets
  • Her handkerchief
  • Her mother's dress
  • Her favorite dressing gown

Question 12 of 13

Who pleads with Othello on Cassio's behalf for forgiveness?

  • Desdemona
  • Cassio
  • Iago
  • Emilia

Question 13 of 13

What item does Iago plant on Cassio?

  • A handkerchief
  • A sword
  • A dagger
  • A bracelet

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