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Merchant of Venice

Test- 5/8/12

QuestionAnswer
Who do Jessica and Lorenzo pretend to be while they are left alone at Portia's house? rich and wealthy
Who announces to Lorenzo that Bassanio is expected home soon? Stephano
What does Portia make Lorenzo and Jessica promise when she returns from Venice? That they won't tell that she was absent
Who does Bassanio introduce Portia to when he returns to Belmont from Venice? Antonio
What does Portia threaten to do when she hears what Bassanio has given away with his ring? That she won't sleep with him
What does the letter that Portia gives to Antonio say? That she sat in court; she was the doctor
What is the "Pounds of Flesh" plotline? Bassanio made a deal with Shylock to lend him money; But if he forfeits (can't pay him back), a pound of flesh will be taken from Antonio
What is the "Casket" plotline? Portia is very beautiful but her father dies and cannot pick a husband for her. Before he died, he told her to use three caskets to test the men and whomever picks the right one will get to marry her
What is the "Elopement" plotline? Jessica and Lorenzo are in love but Jessica is Jewish and Lorenzo is Christian. Jews and Christians hate each other but Jessica decides to run away from her father, Shylock, so that she can be with Lorenzo
What is the "Ring" plotline? Jessica sold her mother's ring for money to help herself and Lorenzo
Who wants to marry Portia to get out of debt? Bassanio
Who asks Antonio for money to get to Belmont? Bassanio
Who said "In Belmont is a lady richly left; and she is fair, and fairer than that word"? Bassanio
Why does Shylock hate Antonio? Because he is Christian and makes him lose business
Who said "Let the forfeit be nominated for an equal pound of your fair flesh"? Shylock
Who is the merchant of venice? Antonio
Who said "Content, in faith; I'll seal such a bond"? Antonio
Who does Portia really want to marry? Bassanio
Who said "I may neither choose whom I would, nor refuse whom I dislike- So is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father"? Portia
Who wants to go to Belmont with Bassanio? Gratiano
Who wants to work for Bassanio? Launcelot
Who wants to run away with Lorenzo? Jessica
Created by: CooperLane