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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice: That’s Why You Should Always Sign a Contract True or False

1. Why does Shylock hate Antonio?Because Antonio is an anti-Semite
2. Where does Bassanio get the money to pay off Antonio’s debt?He gets it from Portia
3. Why does no one recognize Portia at Antonio’s trial?No one there knows what she looks like
4. What does Portia accuse Shylock of doing?Kidnapping her
5. What does Antonio promise as a guarantee that Bassanio will be faithful to Portia?His soul

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