Romeo And Juliet ACT 1 Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The play starts with a fight between two groups of people. Who were they?
    • A. 

      Romeo and his friends versus Tybalt and his kinsmen

    • B. 

      Gregory and Sampson versus Abraham and Balthasar

    • C. 

      Tybalt and Benvolio

    • D. 

      Escalus and the Capulets


  • 2. 
    Benvolio joined in the opening skirmish to...
    • A. 

      Stop the fight

    • B. 

      Insult Tybalt and the Capulets

    • C. 

      Make a name for himself

    • D. 

      Show off his new rapier


  • 3. 
    The prince punishes the two families by ...
    • A. 

      Locking up the people who were fighting

    • B. 

      Executing some of their kinsmen

    • C. 

      Putting both families on a sort of good behaviour bond

    • D. 

      Exiling Romeo to Mantua


  • 4. 
    What is the 'old Free-town'?
    • A. 

      The ancient centre of Verona

    • B. 

      An abbey near his castle

    • C. 

      Another name for Mantua

    • D. 

      A place where judgements are given


  • 5. 
    How  many times has the Prince intervened in the brawls between the Montagues and Capulets?
    • A. 

      Three times

    • B. 

      Four times

    • C. 

      Twice

    • D. 

      Many times


  • 6. 
    What relationship is Benvolio to Lord Montague?
    • A. 

      No relation

    • B. 

      Cousin

    • C. 

      Nephew

    • D. 

      Second cousin


  • 7. 
    Why was Romeo shutting himself up in his bedroom every day?
    • A. 

      Because he has a nasty facial infection

    • B. 

      Because he is unhappily in love with Rosaline.

    • C. 

      Because he is in love with Juliet and exhausted from hiding in her garden all night.

    • D. 

      Because that's what teenagers used to do in those days.


  • 8. 
    How old is Juliet when the play opens?
    • A. 

      Thirteen

    • B. 

      Fourteen

    • C. 

      Fifteen

    • D. 

      Nearly sixteen


  • 9. 
    Who says Juliet should probably wait another two years before she marries Paris?
    • A. 

      Her father

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Her mother

    • D. 

      The nurse


  • 10. 
    What is 'lammas-eve'?
    • A. 

      Halloween

    • B. 

      Christmas eve

    • C. 

      The night before the harvest festival

    • D. 

      The night before Good Friday


  • 11. 
    What does Queen Mab do for a living?
    • A. 

      She brings lovers together.

    • B. 

      She brings violence and chaos to men's lives.

    • C. 

      She defends the springs and fountains in the woods.

    • D. 

      She delivers dreams to sleepers and babies to fairies.


  • 12. 
    What does Potpan do for a living?
    • A. 

      He is a porter.

    • B. 

      He is a kitchen hand.

    • C. 

      He looks after the pigs and poultry.

    • D. 

      He is one of Capulet's bodyguards.


  • 13. 
    Who 'doth teach the torches to burn bright'?
    • A. 

      Rosaline

    • B. 

      Juliet

    • C. 

      Romeo

    • D. 

      Mercutio


  • 14. 
    Who discovers that Romeo has gate-crashed the Capulet's party?
    • A. 

      Sampson

    • B. 

      Lady Capulet

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Lord Capulet


  • 15. 
    Who is called a 'saucy boy'?
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Tybalt

    • C. 

      Romeo

    • D. 

      Benvolio


  • 16. 
    What does 'You kiss by the book' mean?
    • A. 

      You kiss well.

    • B. 

      You kiss as if you are following a set of instructions.

    • C. 

      You kiss badly.

    • D. 

      Your kisses lack passion.


  • 17. 
    Who tells Juliet that the boy she likes is Romeo?
    • A. 

      The nurse

    • B. 

      Tybalt

    • C. 

      Benvolio

    • D. 

      Paris


  • 18. 
    How long is it since Lord Capulet danced at a masked ball?
    • A. 

      Twenty years

    • B. 

      Thirty years

    • C. 

      Two years

    • D. 

      One year


  • 19. 
    Who says, 'Now old desire doth in his deathbed lie'?
    • A. 

      The Prince

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Mercutio

    • D. 

      The chorus


  • 20. 
    Where were the Capulets when the nurse's daughter died?
    • A. 

      At home

    • B. 

      In Mantua

    • C. 

      In Rome

    • D. 

      At the Prince's wedding


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