|the jealous Moor; married to Desdemona; Captain and Governor
|Iago’s wife; gets the scarf to Iago
|Othello’s wife; friends with Cassio
|loves Desdemona and will do anything to get her
|Othello thinks he is having an affair with Desdemona due to Iago’s evil plotting
|He was passed over for a promotion which set this whole story up
|Desdemona’s father; not happy about the wedding
|What did Iago do to Othello?
|Iago made Othello believe Desdemona was having an affair with Cassio.
|Why did Roderigo join Iago?
|Roderigo was in love with Desdemona; he wanted her for himself
|What was Cassio’s role in Iago’s plan?
|Cassio was an unsuspecting victim. He didn’t have an affair with Desdemona; Othello just thought he did.
|Why did Othello take Iago’s word about so many things?
|Iago had been a loyal friend. It never occurred to him that Iago would do something so evil. There was circumstantial evidence that supported what Iago was saying.
|What happened when Cassio and Roderigo fought?
|Roderigo was wounded by Cassio. Cassio was wounded from behind by Iago.
|Who told the truth about Iago?
|Before her death, Emilia told all she had figured out.
|What is the main cause of the tragedy in the play “Othello?”
|Who does Iago use to taunt Cassio while drunk and ruin his reputation?
|Why does Roderigo follow what Iago tells him to do?
|Iago will help Roderigo win Desdemona from Othello.
|What does Desdemona request Emilia to do just before her death?
|Not blame Othello
|How does Iago obtain the handkerchief?
|Emilia finds it and gives it to Iago.
|What is the importance of the handkerchief in the play?
|It has sentimental value to Othello. It plays a role in Iago’s evil plot. It symbolizes Othello and Desdemona’s love.
|What is Iago jealous of?
|Cassio being promoted over Iago.
|For what reason does Desdemona defy her father at the beginning of the play?
|Her love for Othello is stronger than her love for her father.
|Who unexpectedly tells the whole truth to Othello at the end of the play?
|How does Desdemona die?
|Othello strangles her.
|After Desdemona dies, Othello realizes he was wrong about her. What does he do?
|What does Othello try to get Desdemona to do before he kills her?
|pray / confess
|Who is the new governor of Cyprus to replace Othello?
|The setting of the play is
|Venice and Cyprus
Othello Test Review
August 30, 2019