The Taming of the Shrew Characters


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Which character is the father of Bianca and Katherine in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew?

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1. Who are Bianca's suitors in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew?

2. Who is Christopher Sly in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz/worksheet center on key characters of The Taming of the Shrew, providing you with a means of making sure you understand their roles in the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you'll be faced with questions on the following characters of The Taming of the Shrew:

  • The father of Bianca and Katherine
  • Bianca's suitors
  • Christopher Sly
  • Petruchio
  • Who Bianca marries

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important details from the lesson on the roles of the characters in The Taming of the Shrew
  • Interpreting information - verify that you understand the interpretations of Petruchio's character
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can differentiate between Bianca's suitors in order to identify who she ends up with

Additional Learning

To learn more about this famous work of Shakespeare's, you can read through the accompanying lesson titled The Taming of the Shrew Characters. This lesson contains the following learning objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the character of Katherine
  • Compare and contrast the personalities of Katherine and Bianca
  • Explore the traits of Lucentio's character