Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew


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What do most of the young men in Padua think of Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew?

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1. How does Baptista react to the argument between his two daughters in in The Taming of the Shrew?

2. What does Petruchio say about the food his servants have prepared for him and Kate in in The Taming of the Shrew?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test your knowledge of Katherine from Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. You'll answer questions about her reputation and interactions with her husband, Petruchio.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Understand what most men think of Katherine
  • Describe Baptista's reaction to the argument between his daughters
  • Know what Petruchio says about the food that his servants prepared
  • Recall what Katherine does when Petruchio incorrectly states the time
  • Determine how Petruchio becomes convinced that Katherine is tamed

Skills Practiced

You'll apply the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related lesson on Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Katherine's reputation
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Taming of the Shrew to answer how Petruchio realizes Katherine has been tamed

Additional Learning

To learn more about this character, check out the lesson entitled Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew. The lesson will help you:

  • Know where Petruchio's home is located
  • Analyze several quotes from the play
  • Learn how Katherine reacts when Petruchio beats his servant