Portia in The Merchant of Venice: Character Analysis, Monologue & Quotes


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In Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, Portia's father set up a test for her suitors that included ______.

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1. In Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, which suitor chose the winning chest, and thus Portia's hand in marriage?

2. In Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, Portia gives _______ to Bassanio to repay the loan to Shylock.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Portia is the female lead of The Merchant of Venice, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the character. You'll also be assessed on your knowledge of several other characters and the story of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your grasp of:

  • The test set up by Portia's father
  • Character who wins the right to become her husband
  • Portia's warning while she's in disguise

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson about Portia
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Shylock and Bassanio
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding plot points in The Merchant of Venice

Additional Learning

To learn more about this character, review the accompanying lesson called Portia in The Merchant of Venice: Character Analysis, Monologue & Quotes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the character of Portia
  • Know the full story, themes and other characters from this play
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