Everything About The Romeo & Juliet Test!

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Katrina Wehr, High School English Teacher
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Step into the world of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy with The Romeo & Juliet Test! This captivating quiz is designed to challenge your knowledge of the iconic play and take you on a journey through the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the romance, drama, and poetry of Verona as you answer a series of thought-provoking questions. Test your understanding of the plot, characters, and themes that have captivated audiences for centuries.

With each question, you'll unlock new insights into Shakespeare's masterpiece. Whether you're a devoted fan of the play or a newcomer looking Read moreto delve into its rich tapestry, The Romeo & Juliet Test offers a thrilling challenge for all.

Compete with friends, challenge yourself, and let the magic of Shakespeare's words transport you to Verona. Discover how well you truly know this timeless tale of love and tragedy. Will you emerge as a Shakespearean scholar or be surprised by hidden gems of knowledge along the way?

So, are you ready to test your knowledge of Romeo and Juliet? Take The Romeo & Juliet Test now and let the enchantment of Shakespeare's words sweep you away on a journey of love, loss, and passion. Let the quiz begin!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Romeo Montague's fatal flaw?

    • A.

      Impulsiveness

    • B.

      Meanness

    • C.

      Good looks

    • D.

      Lovesickness

    Correct Answer
    A. Impulsiveness
    Explanation
    Remember, it is because of Romeo's impulsive actions and decisions that he and Juliet meet their tragic end.

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  • 2. 

    Which character plays the role of the "jokester"?

    • A.

      Benvolio

    • B.

      The Nurse

    • C.

      Mercutio

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    C. Mercutio
    Explanation
    Mercutio is the jokester. Remember his speeches about Tybalt, the king of cats? And Queen Mab?

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  • 3. 

    Which character convinced Romeo to go to the Capulet party?

    • A.

      Juliet

    • B.

      Rosaline

    • C.

      Benvolio

    • D.

      Tybalt

    Correct Answer
    C. Benvolio
    Explanation
    It is Benvolio. Remember, he ultimately gets Romeo to forget about being sad over Rosaline and go to the party.

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  • 4. 

    What event is the climax of the story?

    • A.

      The deaths of Romeo and Juliet in the tomb

    • B.

      Friar Lawrence gives Juliet the sleeping potion

    • C.

      Lord Capulet orders Juliet to marry Paris

    • D.

      Romeo is banished from Verona

    Correct Answer
    A. The deaths of Romeo and Juliet in the tomb
    Explanation
    Remember our "Elements of Plot" mountain? We said that Romeo and Juliet's deaths were what we reached at the top.

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  • 5. 

    Why does the apothecary agree to sell poison to Romeo?

    • A.

      It is legal to do so.

    • B.

      He secretly wants Romeo to poison himself.

    • C.

      He is poor and needs the money.

    • D.

      Romeo threatens to kill him.

    Correct Answer
    C. He is poor and needs the money.
    Explanation
    The answer is C. Remember the quote: "My poverty, but not my will, consents?"

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  • 6. 

    Why couldn't Friar John deliver the letter to Romeo?  

    • A.

      He forgot to take it with him.

    • B.

      It was stolen from him.

    • C.

      He couldn't find Romeo.

    • D.

      He was held up in quarantine and not allowed to enter Mantua.

    Correct Answer
    D. He was held up in quarantine and not allowed to enter Mantua.
    Explanation
    D. Remember, Friar John was held up in quarantine for fear he would bring disease to the city.

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  • 7. 

    What is the Prince's punishment for fighting in the streets?

    • A.

      Death

    • B.

      Banishment

    • C.

      Whipping

    • D.

      Starvation

    Correct Answer
    A. Death
    Explanation
    Death is correct. The Prince is tired of the Montagues and Capulets constantly fighting.

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  • 8. 

    Which characters from the Capulet family die in the play?

    • A.

      Juliet

    • B.

      Benvolio

    • C.

      Tybalt

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Juliet
    C. Tybalt
    Explanation
    In the play, "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, both Juliet and Tybalt, who are members of the Capulet family, die. Juliet dies by faking her own death, which leads to a series of tragic events, including Romeo's suicide. Tybalt, on the other hand, is killed by Romeo in a duel after Tybalt kills Romeo's friend Mercutio. These deaths contribute to the overall tragedy of the play and the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues.

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  • 9. 

    Which characters are involved in the fight that gets Romeo banished?

    • A.

      Tybalt

    • B.

      Romeo

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      Mercutio

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Tybalt
    B. Romeo
    D. Mercutio
    Explanation
    Answers: A, B, and D

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  • 10. 

    Why doesn't Juliet want to marry Paris?

    • A.

      He has a lot of money.

    • B.

      She doesn't love him.

    • C.

      She is already married to Romeo.

    • D.

      She is too young.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. She doesn't love him.
    C. She is already married to Romeo.
    Explanation
    Answers: B and C

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  • 11. 

    Which qualities describe Romeo?

    • A.

      Impulsive

    • B.

      Romantic

    • C.

      Passionate

    • D.

      Cold

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Impulsive
    B. Romantic
    C. Passionate
    Explanation
    Answers: A, B, and C

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  • 12. 

    What steps are crucial to making Friar Lawrence's plan work?

    • A.

      Juliet takes the sleeping potion.

    • B.

      Romeo gets banned from Verona.

    • C.

      Romeo receives the letter.

    • D.

      Juliet is buried in the Capulet tomb.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Juliet takes the sleeping potion.
    C. Romeo receives the letter.
    D. Juliet is buried in the Capulet tomb.
    Explanation
    Answers: A, C, and D

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  • 13. 

    Which qualities describe Tybalt?

    • A.

      Hot-headed

    • B.

      Confident

    • C.

      Kind

    • D.

      Proud

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Hot-headed
    B. Confident
    D. Proud
    Explanation
    Answers: A, B, and D

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following are significant themes in the play?

    • A.

      Love is a powerful emotion.

    • B.

      Always listen to your parents.

    • C.

      Following rules is important.

    • D.

      Fate is inevitable.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Love is a powerful emotion.
    B. Always listen to your parents.
    Explanation
    Answers: A & B

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  • 15. 

    Lord Capulet threatens to disown Juliet if she does not marry Paris.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE. Her father believes he is doing Juliet a favor by setting her up with Paris.

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  • 16. 

    Romeo is in love with Rosaline at the beginning of the play.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE. Challenge yourself: Why is it important for us to know about Rosaline and Romeo's relationship?

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  • 17. 

    The Nurse tells Juliet to marry Paris after Romeo is banished.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE. Remember, the Nurse is out of ideas at this point and sees no way out of Juliet's situation.

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  • 18. 

    Friar John can deliver Friar Lawrence's letter to Romeo.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    FALSE. Challenge yourself: Explain why Friar John couldn't deliver the letter!

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  • 19. 

    Romeo kills Tybalt to avenge Mercutio's death.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE

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  • 20. 

    The Prince says Romeo must be killed for killing Tybalt.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    FALSE. Lady Capulet actually says this. The Prince allows Romeo to live with banishment because he was avenging the death of Mercutio.

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  • 21. 

    Friar Lawrence tried to stop Juliet from killing herself.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Friar Lawrence did try to stop Juliet and offers to take her away to a convent, but she kills herself to be with Romeo.

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Katrina Wehr is a former high school English and Literature teacher. She enjoys creating quizzes in her free time.

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