Romeo And Juliet Act 1 Quiz

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Romeo And Juliet Act 1 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Choose one of the characters from the act and describe their qualities and values. What are they like? What evidence can you site from the text to support your answer?
  • 2. 
    Does Benvolio's wish for Romeo come true? Why is this a serious problem?
  • 3. 
    What are Juliet's parents' attitudes toward her getting married? Do they have someone in mind for her? If so, who is it?
  • 4. 
    Upon learning that Juliet is a Capulet, Romeo's first reaction is one of
    • A. 

      Panic

    • B. 

      Disgust

    • C. 

      Dismay

  • 5. 
    Both Romeo and Paris face obstacles in gaining the women they love, and each man is advised to
    • A. 

      Propose marriage

    • B. 

      Have more patience

    • C. 

      Be more romantic

  • 6. 
    Scene 3 shows the Nurse to be all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Sophisticated

    • B. 

      Talkative

    • C. 

      Affectionate

  • 7. 
    How does Juliet respond when Romeo begins to flirt with her?
    • A. 

      She tries to escape.

    • B. 

      She responds with interest.

    • C. 

      She politely discourages him.

  • 8. 
    Who wants to attack Romeo at the Capulets' masked ball?
    • A. 

      Juliet's nurse

    • B. 

      Tybalt

    • C. 

      Juliet's father

    • D. 

      Benvolio

    • E. 

      Prince Eschalus

  • 9. 
    How many children does Lord Capulet have?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Two

    • E. 

      One

  • 10. 
    What does the Prince say will happen to anyone who disturbs the peace?
    • A. 

      He will be banished.

    • B. 

      He will be executed.

    • C. 

      He will be arrested.

    • D. 

      He will be sold into slavery.

    • E. 

      None of these.

  • 11. 
    Benvolio tries to stop the fight.  Who attacks him?
    • A. 

      Eschalus

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Lord Montague

    • D. 

      Lord Capulet

    • E. 

      Tybalt

  • 12. 
    What Italian city is the setting of Romeo and Juliet?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Verona

    • D. 

      Milan

    • E. 

      Venice

  • 13. 
    After Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love at first sight, who tells each of them the other's identity?
    • A. 

      Benvolio tells Romeo; Juliet's nurse tells Juliet

    • B. 

      Juliet's nurse tells them both

    • C. 

      Tybalt tells them both

    • D. 

      Juliet's mother tells Romeo, Juliet's father tells Juliet

    • E. 

      No one - They don't find out each other's identity at this time.

  • 14. 
    The street fight in the opening scene is between the servants of what two families?
    • A. 

      Capulet and Montague

    • B. 

      Smith and Jones

    • C. 

      Corleone and Tattaglia

    • D. 

      Benvolio and Mercutio

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 15. 
    At the start of this play, a fight between Romeo and Tybalt leads to the Prince putting Tybalt in jail
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Who says:"I do but keep the peace.  Put up thy sword, or manage it to part these men with me."?
    • A. 

      Benvolio

    • B. 

      Tybalt

    • C. 

      Sampson

    • D. 

      Abram

  • 17. 
    Who says:"Go, girl, seek happy nights to happy days."?
    • A. 

      Lady Capulet

    • B. 

      Nurse

    • C. 

      Benvolio

    • D. 

      Mercutio

    • E. 

      Capulet

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