Romeo And Juliet - Act II Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Where does Romeo go after the party?

    • A.

      To his home

    • B.

      Out with his friends

    • C.

      Into the Capulet orchard

    • D.

      To the forest

    Correct Answer
    C. Into the Capulet orchard
    Explanation
    After the party, Romeo goes into the Capulet orchard. This is significant because it shows his determination to see Juliet, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. The Capulet orchard is Juliet's family property, and Romeo sneaks into the orchard to be closer to her. This action sets the stage for their secret meetings and ultimately leads to the tragic events that unfold in Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet."

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  • 2. 

    Which choice best explains the meaning of Romeo's statement: "It is my lady; O, it is my love! O that she knew she were!"

    • A.

      I love Juliet, and I wish she knew it.

    • B.

      Juliet wishes that she were my love.

    • C.

      My lady and my love are there.

    • D.

      I wish that Juliet could see me.

    Correct Answer
    A. I love Juliet, and I wish she knew it.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains the meaning of Romeo's statement as expressing his love for Juliet and his desire for her to be aware of his love for her. He is excited and overwhelmed by seeing her and wishes that she knew the depth of his feelings for her.

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  • 3. 

    In Romeo's aside -- "Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?" -- Shakespeare use it to reveal that

    • A.

      Romeo will ask Juliet to marry him.

    • B.

      Romeo does not know what to say.

    • C.

      The walls are difficult to climb.

    • D.

      It is the middle of the night.

    Correct Answer
    B. Romeo does not know what to say.
    Explanation
    In Romeo's aside -- "Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?" -- Shakespeare uses it to reveal that Romeo does not know what to say. The phrase "Shall I hear more" implies that Romeo is unsure if he should continue listening to the person speaking or if he should interrupt and say something. This indicates his confusion and indecisiveness, suggesting that he is at a loss for words and unsure of how to respond in the situation.

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  • 4. 

    Juliet is afraid that the love between Romeo and herself

    • A.

      Will bring danger

    • B.

      Is unimportant

    • C.

      Is not strong enough

    • D.

      Has come too quickly

    Correct Answer
    D. Has come too quickly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has come too quickly". This suggests that Juliet is concerned that the love between her and Romeo has developed too rapidly, which may lead to negative consequences or challenges in their relationship. This could indicate her fear of the intensity and potential instability of their love, as it may not have had enough time to fully develop or be tested.

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  • 5. 

    Juliet tells Romeo that if he loves her, he will

    • A.

      Marry her

    • B.

      Act strangely

    • C.

      Tell her father

    • D.

      Swear by the moon

    Correct Answer
    A. Marry her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "marry her" because Juliet states that if Romeo truly loves her, he will commit to her in marriage. This implies that marriage is a significant and meaningful gesture of love and commitment in their relationship.

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  • 6. 

    Friar Laurence is hesitant to marry Romeo and Juliet because he

    • A.

      Worries that their love will continue the feud

    • B.

      Thinks that Romeo is being fickle

    • C.

      Misunderstands what Romeo is asking

    • D.

      Fears that the Prince will punish him

    Correct Answer
    B. Thinks that Romeo is being fickle
    Explanation
    Friar Laurence is hesitant to marry Romeo and Juliet because he thinks that Romeo is being fickle. This means that Friar Laurence believes Romeo's feelings for Juliet are not genuine and may change quickly. He is concerned that Romeo is not truly in love and is instead acting impulsively. This hesitation suggests that Friar Laurence wants to ensure that the marriage is based on true love and not just infatuation.

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  • 7. 

    Which event in Friar Laurence's cell happens last in Scene 3?

    • A.

      Friar Laurence scolds Romeo for loving Rosaline.

    • B.

      Friar Laurence discusses his plants with Romeo.

    • C.

      Romeo tells Friar Laurence about loving Juliet.

    • D.

      Friar Laurence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet.

    Correct Answer
    D. Friar Laurence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet.
  • 8. 

    Tybalt sends a letter to Romeo to

    • A.

      Discuss new fighting styles

    • B.

      Challenge Romeo to a fight

    • C.

      Warn Romeo to stay away from Juliet

    • D.

      Let Romeo know about another party

    Correct Answer
    B. Challenge Romeo to a fight
    Explanation
    Tybalt sends a letter to Romeo to challenge him to a fight. This can be inferred from the fact that Tybalt is known for his aggressive nature and his hatred towards Romeo's family, the Montagues. Additionally, Tybalt's character is often portrayed as hot-headed and seeking revenge, making it likely that he would want to confront Romeo in a fight.

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  • 9. 

    Scene 4 is an example of Shakespeare's use of comic relief because Romeo and Mercutio

    • A.

      Sing songs

    • B.

      Discuss flowers

    • C.

      Engage in word play

    • D.

      Speak French

    Correct Answer
    C. Engage in word play
    Explanation
    In Scene 4, Romeo and Mercutio engage in word play, which is a form of verbal humor used to lighten the mood. This is evident in their witty banter and clever exchanges of puns and double entendres. By incorporating this comedic element, Shakespeare provides a temporary break from the intense and tragic events of the play, offering the audience some relief and entertainment.

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  • 10. 

    Why does the Nurse delay telling Juliet about Romeo's plans?

    • A.

      She enjoys teasing Juliet.

    • B.

      She is angry with Juliet.

    • C.

      She thinks Romeo is handsome.

    • D.

      She likes Paris more than she likes Romeo.

    Correct Answer
    A. She enjoys teasing Juliet.
    Explanation
    The nurse delays telling Juliet about Romeo's plans because she enjoys teasing Juliet. This can be inferred from the nurse's behavior throughout the play, where she often jokes and teases Juliet. The nurse takes pleasure in keeping Juliet in suspense and prolonging the reveal of Romeo's plans, adding to the dramatic tension of the story.

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