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Test your knowledge of the plot by choosing the correct answer for each question:
The beginning of the play is set in:
Who does Othello choose to be his lieutenant?
Brabantio finds out about his daughter's secret marriage when:
Desdemona and Othello place an announcement in the Venetian Chronicles
Iago and Roderigo shout sexual innuendos outside his window in the middle of the night
Othello fires Cassio as his lieutenant because:
he gets drunk and starts a fight
he suspects Cassio is having an affair with Desdemona
Othello begins to believe Iago's lies about Desdemona when:
he sees her kissing Cassio
she can't find her handkerchief
How does Othello kill Desdemona?
With his sword
He suffocates her
How is Iago's guilt discovered?
His wife, Emilia suddenly realises that he is to blame
Cassio tells everyone what happened
How does Othello die?
Emilia suffocates him
He uses his own sword on himself