Kubler's Romeo And Juliet Quiz

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English Honors Class Quiz on Romeo and Juliet


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  • 1. 
    True or False:    The plot for Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, is based on an original story written by Shakespeare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Please click on and watch this video clip below: What type of Shakespearian dramatic device is this video an example of?
    • A. 

      A cheesy modern remake of the play with overpowering visuals.

    • B. 

      A character's soliloquy.

    • C. 

      A character's aside to the audience.

    • D. 

      A prologue that introduces the setting of the play.

    • E. 

      A metaphorical digression on themes of the play.

  • 3. 
    Which of these young characters in the play are from the Capulet family?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Tybalt

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Juliet

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Mercutio

  • 4. 
    Click on and watch this video clip from a famous film of the play: Consider Romeo's character in this scene.  Why is this scene significant for the development of Romeo's  tragic character in the play?
    • A. 

      It shows Romeo has compassion for his enemies and tries to be a peacemaker between Tybalt and Mercutio.

    • B. 

      It shows Romeo is athletic and strong and capable of defending himself, even against a strong Tybalt.

    • C. 

      It shows Romeo honors his duty and his family name by standing up for his rights against the Capulet bullies.

    • D. 

      It shows Romeo is impetuous and easily jumps to revenge against Tybalt without thinking about the consequences.

    • E. 

      It shows Romeo believes the feuding between the families is unwarranted and ridiculous.

  • 5. 
    What tragic choice did Romeo make in the play after Mercutio's accidental death in the duel with Tybalt?
    • A. 

      He defied his parents' wishes and married Juliet in secret.

    • B. 

      He assumed Juliet was dead in the tomb, instead of waiting for confirmation.

    • C. 

      He became enraged at Tybalt and, out of revenge, struck out at Tybalt and killed him.

    • D. 

      He trusted in Friar Laurence's wisdom.

    • E. 

      He is overly emotional and impetuous in love, and falls in and out of love too quickly.

  • 6. 
    What tragic choice did Juliet make in the play?
    • A. 

      She disobeyed her parents' wishes for marriage.

    • B. 

      She tried to test Romeo's love for her.

    • C. 

      She was headstrong and rebellious, speaking her own mind.

    • D. 

      She trusted in Friar Laurence's wisdom.

    • E. 

      She tried to fake her death instead of running away to live with Romeo in banishment.

  • 7. 
    Click on and listen to the audio recording below. What type of figurative language is seen in the following line from this scene? "Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,  Who is already sick and pale with grief."
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 8. 
    True or False: Romeo and Juliet are fated to be victims of their parents' family feud, and are merely star-crossed pawns in the tragic drama.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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