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The Jew of Malta

The Jew of Malta

  

by Christopher Marlowe

The Jew of Malta: Poisoned Porridge: It's What's For Dinner Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Jew of Malta? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The other Jews compare Barabas's situation whose?


Abraham
Richard Nixon, circa Watergate
Agamemnon
Job
Q. How does Calymath react when Ferneze begs for an extension on the tribute money?


He offers Ferneze more time because he believes in leniency
He offers more time but demands more money as well
Explains that there's a reason they're called DEADlines
Refuses because the Sultan needs the money immediately
Q. How does Jacomo die?


He's strangled by Ithamore and Barabas.
He's executed by the Maltese courts.
Finals period proved too much and he succumbed to exhaustion and malnutrition.
He's poisoned by Barabas's flowers.
Q. Why does Abigail only confide in Bernadine about Barabas's crimes?


As friars go, Bernadine's pretty dreamy.
She doesn't mean to, but in her death throes is unable to hold back.
She trusts Bernadine more than anyone else.
Because he's bound by church law not to repeat what she says.
Q. Why does Ithamore blackmail Barabas?


to buy his freedom
to be rich enough to be worthy of Bellamira
to pay for Bellamira's services
to add to his collection of really expensive handbags http://most-expensive.net/purse-handbag
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