Romeo And Juliet: Act 3 Scene 1

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Romeo And Juliet: Act 3 Scene 1 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Besides Friar, Romeo, and Juliet, who else is aware of their marriage?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nurse, the Nurse. In the play Romeo and Juliet, the Nurse is not only aware of Romeo and Juliet's secret marriage but also plays a significant role in facilitating their relationship. She acts as a messenger between the two lovers and helps them meet in secret. The Nurse's knowledge of their marriage adds complexity to the plot and contributes to the tragic events that unfold.

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  • 2. 

    Who has written an angry letter to Romeo and wants to pick a fight with him?

    Explanation
    Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, is the one who has written an angry letter to Romeo and wants to pick a fight with him. Tybalt is known for his hot temper and aggressive nature, which is evident in his desire to confront Romeo. This conflict arises due to the ongoing feud between the Capulets and the Montagues, and Tybalt's loyalty to his family leads him to seek revenge against Romeo for attending the Capulet party.

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  • 3. 

    Who is Benvolio's foil?

    Explanation
    Benvolio's foil is Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, and Mercutio. A foil is a character who contrasts with another character, highlighting their differences and characteristics. Benvolio is portrayed as peaceful and level-headed, while Tybalt is hot-tempered and aggressive. Mercutio, on the other hand, is a witty and cynical character, contrasting Benvolio's more reserved nature. These characters serve as foils to Benvolio, emphasizing his calm and rational demeanor in comparison to their volatile and impulsive personalities.

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  • 4. 

    Who interferes with Tybalt's fight with Romeo and thus begins to fight with Tybalt?

    Explanation
    Mercutio interferes with Tybalt's fight with Romeo and begins to fight with Tybalt. This happens in Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet" during the famous street brawl scene. Mercutio, being Romeo's close friend, jumps in to defend Romeo when Tybalt challenges him to a duel. Mercutio's interference ultimately leads to his own tragic death, as he is fatally wounded by Tybalt. This event marks a turning point in the play, escalating the conflict between the Capulets and Montagues and leading to the tragic events that follow.

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  • 5. 

    Who comes between Mercutio and Tybalt's fight to try to block the swords?

    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo comes between Mercutio and Tybalt's fight to try to block the swords. This act of intervention shows Romeo's desire to prevent further violence and maintain peace. He tries to diffuse the tension between the two characters and avoid any fatal consequences. Romeo's actions ultimately lead to Mercutio's death, which further escalates the tragic events of the play.

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  • 6. 

    Why does Romeo say he loves Tybalt as one of his own?

    • A.

      Romeo is a tender hearted person who hates to quarrel.

    • B.

      Romeo will be exiled if he fights.

    • C.

      Romeo loves his cousin Rosaline.

    • D.

      Romeo is married to Juliet, his cousin.

    Correct Answer
    D. Romeo is married to Juliet, his cousin.
    Explanation
    Romeo says he loves Tybalt as one of his own because he is married to Juliet, who is Tybalt's cousin. This means that Romeo considers Tybalt as his own family member due to their marital relationship.

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  • 7. 

    What literary element is used when Romeo tells Tybalt he loves him as one of his own?

    • A.

      Dramatic Irony

    • B.

      Hyberbole

    • C.

      Metaphor

    • D.

      Soliloquy

    Correct Answer
    A. Dramatic Irony
    Explanation
    In this situation, the correct answer is Dramatic Irony. This is because Romeo's statement to Tybalt that he loves him as one of his own is ironic. The audience knows that Romeo is actually Tybalt's enemy and has just married Tybalt's cousin, Juliet. Therefore, Romeo's declaration of love is ironic and creates a sense of tension and dramatic irony for the audience, who are aware of the true situation while Tybalt remains unaware.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the first to die in Act 3?

    Correct Answer
    Mercutio
    Explanation
    In Act 3 of the play, "Romeo and Juliet," Mercutio, a close friend of Romeo, is the first character to die. During a heated argument between Mercutio and Tybalt, Romeo's cousin, Mercutio is fatally wounded when Romeo intervenes. This tragic event marks a turning point in the play, as it leads to a series of events that ultimately result in the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Mercutio's death serves as a catalyst for the escalating conflict and sets the stage for the tragic conclusion of the story.

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  • 9. 

    Who kills Tybalt?

    Correct Answer
    Romeo
    Explanation
    Romeo kills Tybalt because Tybalt had just killed Romeo's close friend, Mercutio. In a fit of rage and seeking revenge, Romeo confronts Tybalt and ends up killing him in a duel. This act of violence not only escalates the conflict between the Capulets and Montagues but also leads to Romeo's banishment from Verona.

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  • 10. 

    How many people die in Act 3, Scene 1?

    Correct Answer
    2, two
    Explanation
    In Act 3, Scene 1, two people die.

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  • 11. 

    Who tells the people of the Verona what happened and explains who did what after Romeo kills Tybalt?

    Correct Answer
    Benvolio, Romeo's cousin
    Explanation
    After Romeo kills Tybalt, Benvolio, who is Romeo's cousin, tells the people of Verona what happened and explains who did what. As a close relative and friend of Romeo, Benvolio is aware of the events that transpired and is in a position to provide an accurate account of the situation. Being a trusted and reliable source, Benvolio is likely to be believed by the people of Verona when he shares the details about the incident.

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  • 12. 

    If the play started on a Sunday, what day of the week is it when Tybalt and Mercutio die?

    • A.

      Monday

    • B.

      Tuesday

    • C.

      Wednesday

    • D.

      Thursday

    Correct Answer
    A. Monday
    Explanation
    If the play started on a Sunday, and Tybalt and Mercutio die during the course of the play, it can be inferred that they die on the following day, which is Monday.

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  • 13. 

    What is the Prince's punishment for Romeo?

    • A.

      Death

    • B.

      Exile

    • C.

      He has to divorce Juliet

    • D.

      Public humiliation

    Correct Answer
    B. Exile
    Explanation
    Romeo's punishment for killing Tybalt, which was ordered by Prince Escalus, is exile. This means that Romeo is banished from Verona and cannot return under the penalty of death. This punishment is seen as a compromise by the Prince, as he acknowledges that Romeo acted out of passion and love for his friend Mercutio, but still needs to uphold the law. Exile allows Romeo to escape immediate death but separates him from his beloved Juliet, leading to further complications and tragedy in the play.

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