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The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew


by William Shakespeare

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Q. What causes Sly to pass out?

He is incredibly drunk
He sees a ghost
He gets clubbed in the back of the head
He is dared to do his Scarlett O’Hara impression
Q. Why will Baptista not allow Bianca to get married?

Because he can’t bear the thought of living in an empty home
Because he’s heard that the bride’s parents are expected to foot the wedding bill
Because he insists that his other daughter be married first
Because he thinks she is too young
Q. Lucentio dresses as whom to get close to Bianca?

A butler
A tutor
A Trojan horse
Her father
Q. Why does Petruchio want to marry Kate?

Because he is in love with her
Because his arch rival is in love with her
Because he makes a large wager that he can do so
Because she has a large dowry
Q. What happens when Kate and Petruchio meet?

It is love at first sight
There are lights, music plays, and their hearts are lifted heavenward. What good fortune that they got into the same elevator.
Kate is drawn to Petruchio but he feels no emotional connection
They fight like crazy