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Othello Reading Quizzes

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Act 1, Scene 1


1. Whom do Iago and Roderigo wake up in the middle of the night?
2. Why is Iago mad at Othello?
3. In which city does the scene take place?
4. What news do they have for Brabantio about his daughter?
5. What does Brabantio ask them when he realizes his daughter is gone?


1. Brabantio
2. Because Othello promoted Cassio above him
3. It takes place in Venice.
4. She snuck out to hook up with Othello.
5. He asks if they think she got married.