The Merchant of Venice

by: William Shakespeare

Context Quick Quiz

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What was William Shakespeare’s father’s profession?

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What title did King James bestow upon Shakespeare’s acting company?

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How many plays are generally attributed to Shakespeare?

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The play contains some of Shakespeare’s most ___ characters, but it’s unclear if Shakespeare shared this view.

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This play contains Shakespeare’s first great ___ hero.