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by William Shakespeare

Othello: Try to Go for the Corners Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Othello? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Othello’s rank in the army?

First Sergeant in Charge of Fetching Breakfast
Q. What is the status of Othello and Desdemona’s relationship?

They love each other but neither knows how the other feels
“Complicated,” according to Facebook
They are engaged
They are married
Q. What does Brabantio want to do?

Get Othello and Desdemona together
Split them up
A soliloquy, because he’s just that starved for attention
Q. Where does the Duke of Venice send Othello?

On an all-expenses paid trip to Des Moines
To jail
To fight in a war
To apologize to Brabantio
Q. Why does Cassio lose his rank in the army?

Because he gets drunk and gets in a fight
Because he can’t recall where he left it, even after retracing his steps
Because Othello learns of his plot to overthrow him
Because he fled from the field of battle