Romeo And Juliet Quiz - Part I

74 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Romeo And Juliet Quizzes & Trivia

If you are a Rome and Juliet enthusiast anywhere around the globe who has vast knowledge about the play try out this quiz. It will gauge how much knowledge you really have. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of the Prologue in Romeo and Juliet?
    • A. 

      To introduce the characters of the play

    • B. 

      To give an idea about what is going to happen in the play

    • C. 

      To give a recap on what happened before the events of the play take place

    • D. 

      To give a detailed summary of each scene

  • 2. 
    In what poetic form is the Prologue written?
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Quatoret

    • D. 

      Chorus

  • 3. 
    The ________ says the Prologue.
  • 4. 
    Which important plotpoint is mentioned in the prologue?
    • A. 

      Mercutio and Tybalt's deaths

    • B. 

      Romeo's desire for Rosaline

    • C. 

      Romeo and Juliet's deaths

    • D. 

      Romeo and Juliet's first acquaintance

  • 5. 
    Which phrase emphasizes the power of fate?
    • A. 

      "naught could remove"

    • B. 

      "take their life"

    • C. 

      "ancient grudge break to new mutiny"

    • D. 

      "star-crossed lovers"

  • 6. 
    In what aspect does line 1 of the Prologue ("Two households both alike in dignity,") suggest both families to be alike in?
    • A. 

      In violence

    • B. 

      In opinion by other citizens

    • C. 

      In social standing

    • D. 

      In relation to the royal family

  • 7. 
    The play takes place in _________, Italy.
  • 8. 
    In the line from the Prologue "From forth the fatal loins of these two foes," whose loins is the line referring to?
    • A. 

      Romeo and Juliet

    • B. 

      The Capulets

    • C. 

      The Montagues

    • D. 

      Romeo and Juliet's parents

  • 9. 
    How is Romeo and Juliet's love described in the Prologue?
    • A. 

      Death-marked

    • B. 

      Misadventured

    • C. 

      Star-crossed

    • D. 

      Piteous

  • 10. 
    In the prologue, what does the Chorus ask from the audience?
    • A. 

      Fair judgement

    • B. 

      Participation

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      Wisdom

  • 11. 
    What is the reason for the Capulets and Montagues' feud?
    • A. 

      They support opposing political leaders.

    • B. 

      Capulet and Montague used to be best friends, until one of them betrayed the other.

    • C. 

      They were jealous of each other.

    • D. 

      Reason was not given.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following were NOT discussed by Gregory and Sampson in Act I, Scene I?
    • A. 

      Violence

    • B. 

      Sex

    • C. 

      Legality

    • D. 

      Money

  • 13. 
    Which family do Gregory and Sampson serve?
    • A. 

      Capulet

    • B. 

      Montague

    • C. 

      Gregory serves the Capulets; Sampson serves the Montagues

    • D. 

      Gregory serves the Montagues; Sampson serves the Capulets

  • 14. 
    Who is the only servant from Act I, Scene I who appears later in Romeo and Juliet
    • A. 

      Abram

    • B. 

      Balthasar

    • C. 

      Gregory

    • D. 

      Sampson

  • 15. 
    Why is Romeo sad in the start of Act I?
    • A. 

      Unrequited (unreturned) love

    • B. 

      Family member's death

    • C. 

      Someone backstabbed him

    • D. 

      Depressing existensial crisis

  • 16. 
    Who was the one who insulted the servants from the other house?
    • A. 

      Gregory

    • B. 

      Abram

    • C. 

      Sampson

  • 17. 
    How did the servant in the previous question insult the other servants?
    • A. 

      Mocking them in front of them

    • B. 

      Middle finger

    • C. 

      Yelling insults

    • D. 

      Thumb biting

  • 18. 
    Why don't Gregory and Sampson directly attack the Montague servants instead of thumb biting?
    • A. 

      Street fighting is illegal.

    • B. 

      They don't want to be called war freaks.

    • C. 

      They do not know how to sword fight.

    • D. 

      They are passive-aggressive.

  • 19. 
    Who tried to break the fight between the servants first?
    • A. 

      Benvolio

    • B. 

      Lord Capulet

    • C. 

      Romeo

    • D. 

      The Prince

  • 20. 
    The street fight of the Montagues and Capulets in Act I happened on which day of the week?
  • 21. 
    Benvolio is Romeo's _______.
  • 22. 
    What is the punishment for further sword fighting according to the Prince?
    • A. 

      Imprisonment

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Banishment

    • D. 

      Heavy fine

  • 23. 
    When asked by Lord Capulet, Benvolio explains that Romeo has been --.
    • A. 

      In a strange mood

    • B. 

      Avoiding his father

    • C. 

      Trying to find another love

    • D. 

      Having an existensial crisis

  • 24. 
    Romeo's love in the first two scenes of Romeo and Juliet ---.
    • A. 

      Finds Romeo very unattractive

    • B. 

      Is in love with a Capulet

    • C. 

      Is a Capulet

    • D. 

      Has taken a vow of chastity

  • 25. 
    What does Benvolio promise to Romeo at the end of Act I, Scene I?
    • A. 

      To tell him what happened during the fight

    • B. 

      To help him get Rosaline's love

    • C. 

      To help him forget about Rosaline

    • D. 

      To listen more to Romeo's rants after his urgent errand

  • 26. 
    How does Benvolio plan to help Romeo forget about Rosaline?
    • A. 

      He will show Romeo other, more beautiful girls.

    • B. 

      He will tell Romeo a speech on how pointless crying over Rosaline is.

    • C. 

      He will introduce Juliet to Romeo the next day.

    • D. 

      He will tell Rosaline to tell Romeo that she is sorry and that they can still be friends.

  • 27. 
    Lord Capulet is tired of the feud between the Capulets and Montagues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    How old is Juliet in the story?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      It was not said in the play.

  • 29. 
    Why does Capulet want Paris to wait before marrying Juliet?
    • A. 

      He feels too protective over Juliet to give her up for marriage yet.

    • B. 

      He doesn't think Paris is fit for Juliet.

    • C. 

      Capulet is looking for more options for Juliet.

    • D. 

      She is too young to be married.

  • 30. 
    How does Romeo find out about Capulet's feast?
    • A. 

      He saw the preparations being done.

    • B. 

      He heard people talking about it on the streets.

    • C. 

      He read the invitation brought by the servant.

    • D. 

      He asked someone from the Capulet household about it.

  • 31. 
    How is the fact that Romeo's love in the start is Rosaline revealed in the play?
    • A. 

      Benvolio mentions her after Romeo reads her name in the guest list for Capulet's feast

    • B. 

      It is mentioned in the Prologue.

    • C. 

      It was repeated Romeo while crying about her.

    • D. 

      Benvolio tells Montague when he asks about Romeo.

  • 32. 
    Who encourages Romeo to go to the Capulet's feast first?
    • A. 

      Tybalt

    • B. 

      Mercutio

    • C. 

      Benvolio

    • D. 

      Himself

  • 33. 
    Why does Romeo end up agreeing on going to the Capulet's feast at first?
    • A. 

      He'll give other girls a shot.

    • B. 

      He doesn't want to go home that night.

    • C. 

      He feels rebellious for once and wants to go just for fun.

    • D. 

      He wants to see Rosaline.

  • 34. 
    When is Juliet's birthday?
    • A. 

      Lamma's Eve; August 1

    • B. 

      Lamma's Eve; July 31

    • C. 

      Lammastide; August 1

    • D. 

      It was not said in the play.

  • 35. 
    When the Nurse tells Juliet "Lady, such a man As all the world! Why, he's a man of wax.", who is she referring to?
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Romeo

    • D. 

      Random stranger they saw once

  • 36. 
    As what do Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio go to the Capulet feast as disguise?
    • A. 

      Nothing. is this a trick question,,

    • B. 

      Maskers

    • C. 

      Servants of the Capulets

    • D. 

      Relatives of the Montagues

  • 37. 
    Why doesn't Romeo want to dance in Capulet's feast?
    • A. 

      He felt depressed over his unrequited love for Rosaline.

    • B. 

      He was scared of the Capulets.

    • C. 

      He would rather be doing something else.

    • D. 

      He didn't want to embarass himself since he knows he can't dance.

  • 38. 
    Why does Mercutio tell Romeo about the story of "Queen Mab"?
    • A. 

      Romeo asked Mercutio about his dream, and Mercutio dreamt about Queen Mab.

    • B. 

      He wanted Romeo's opinion on the existence of Queen Mab.

    • C. 

      He wants to tell Romeo that dreams aren't real.

    • D. 

      He wanted to delay them from going to Capulet's feast.

  • 39. 
    Why is Romeo anxious about attending the feast?
    • A. 

      He dreamt it was a bad idea.

    • B. 

      He believes the Capulets will find out their true identities.

    • C. 

      He is too shy to make contact with Rosaline.

    • D. 

      He doesn't trust Mercutio and Benvolio.

  • 40. 
    What event does he foreshadow on the way to the feast?
    • A. 

      Mercutio's death

    • B. 

      His own death

    • C. 

      Him falling in love with someone else

    • D. 

      Him making contact with Rosaline

  • 41. 
    How does Mercutio respond to Romeo's exasperated statements about love?
    • A. 

      He does not react.

    • B. 

      He comforts him about it.

    • C. 

      He agrees with them.

    • D. 

      He turns them into statements about sex.

  • 42. 
    How does Tybalt recognize Romeo in the feast?
    • A. 

      By his mannerisms

    • B. 

      By his mask

    • C. 

      By his face

    • D. 

      By his voice

  • 43. 
    Which of the following isn't a reason why Lord Capulet tells Tybalt to leave Romeo alone at the feast?
    • A. 

      He knows Romeo's intentions for going to the feast are good.

    • B. 

      He doesn't want to start chaos in his feast.

    • C. 

      He hears Romeo is a well-behaved gentleman.

  • 44. 
    How do Romeo and Juliet metaphorically describe themselves in their first conversation?
    • A. 

      A pilgrim and a saint

    • B. 

      Both as saints

    • C. 

      A teacher and a student

    • D. 

      The sun and the moon

  • 45. 
    What type of imagery do Romeo and Juliet use in their first conversation?
    • A. 

      Scientific

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Religious

    • D. 

      Moral

  • 46. 
    Juliet tells Romeo "You kiss by th' book." What does this line mean?
    • A. 

      "You are kissing an educated person."

    • B. 

      "You love books."

    • C. 

      "You kiss beside the book."

    • D. 

      "You kiss like you've studied how to."

  • 47. 
    Who tells Romeo and Juliet of each other's identity?
    • A. 

      The Nurse tells them both.

    • B. 

      Mercutio tells Romeo; the Nurse tells Juliet.

    • C. 

      The Nurse tells Romeo; Tybalt tells Juliet.

    • D. 

      They introduce themselves to each other when they met.

  • 48. 
    Why doesn't Romeo leave the feast with Benvolio and Mercutio?
    • A. 

      He arranged another meeting with Juliet.

    • B. 

      He doesn't feel like having company.

    • C. 

      He wants to see Juliet again.

    • D. 

      He is tired of them.

  • 49. 
    To what does Romeo compare Juliet to first?
    • A. 

      The moon

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      The stars

    • D. 

      A flower

  • 50. 
    According to Romeo, how does Juliet speak without saying anything?
    • A. 

      By her eyes

    • B. 

      By her heart

    • C. 

      By her face

    • D. 

      By her hands

  • 51. 
    What is Juliet willing to give up if Romeo swears that he loves her?
    • A. 

      Her sanity

    • B. 

      All her money

    • C. 

      Her Capulet name

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 52. 
    What do the lines "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet." mean?
    • A. 

      A name does not matter when it comes to defining its qualities.

    • B. 

      Roses smell very sweet no matter who gave them.

    • C. 

      A name is not important in plants and herbs.

    • D. 

      All things that smell sweet are named "rose".

  • 53. 
    How does Romeo claim he got to the Capulet's orchard?
    • A. 

      He got help from Benvolio and Mercutio

    • B. 

      He just randomly appeared there; fate let it happen.

    • C. 

      He sneaked through the house then went out by the back.

    • D. 

      He was lifted by love's wings.

  • 54. 
    Why isn't Romeo afraid of being discovered talking to Juliet?
    • A. 

      He remembers how Capulet was peaceful about Romeo being at the feast.

    • B. 

      He is confident in his fighting skills.

    • C. 

      He believes love will protect him.

    • D. 

      He knows that Juliet will keep him safe.

  • 55. 
    What is Juliet worried about?
    • A. 

      Romeo still loves Rosaline.

    • B. 

      She's scared of commitment.

    • C. 

      It is too late in the night.

    • D. 

      Romeo's love for her isn't as true as he claims.

  • 56. 
    Why doesn't Juliet want Romeo to swear by the moon?
    • A. 

      The moon is too powerful a thing to swear by.

    • B. 

      The moon is always changing and is inconsistent.

    • C. 

      It is bad luck in their culture.

    • D. 

      She is scared of that kind of commitment.

  • 57. 
    Why does Juliet want to take back her exchange of love to Romeo?
    • A. 

      So she can give it to Romeo again, this time knowing that he hears it.

    • B. 

      She decides Romeo's love for her is not as true as he claims.

    • C. 

      She is scared of commitment.

    • D. 

      She wishes Romeo says the exchange first before she does.

  • 58. 
    What time does Romeo tell Juliet to send the messenger
    • A. 

      3 o clock

    • B. 

      6 o clock

    • C. 

      9 o clock

    • D. 

      12 o clock

  • 59. 
    What is Friar Lawrence worried about when he first sees Romeo?
    • A. 

      He assaulted Tybalt.

    • B. 

      He has suicidal thoughts.

    • C. 

      He disobeyed his father.

    • D. 

      He slept with Rosaline

  • 60. 
    What is the main idea about Friar Lawrence's speech on herbs and flowers?
    • A. 

      Humans, like many plants, are capable of being both good as well as bad.

    • B. 

      Plants are important aspects of medicine and organic chem.

    • C. 

      Humans, like many plants, grow from the Earth.

    • D. 

      Plants are the total opposite of humans.

  • 61. 
    What does Friar Lawrence think about Romeo's sudden change of feelings, being suddenly in love with Juliet?
    • A. 

      He is afraid Romeo is being a two-timer.

    • B. 

      He doubts the sincerity of Romeo's feelings.

    • C. 

      He is afraid someone tricked Romeo.

    • D. 

      He is worried Romeo has gone insane.

  • 62. 
    Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet in secret?
    • A. 

      Romeo threatened to kill himself if Friar Lawrence doesn't marry them.

    • B. 

      He believes Romeo and Juliet truly love each other and deserve a marriage.

    • C. 

      He wants to do Romeo a favor.

    • D. 

      He believes it will end the Capulets and Montagues' dispute.

  • 63. 
    Where do Benvolio and Mercutio think Romeo is on Sunday night?
    • A. 

      Sleeping with Rosaline

    • B. 

      Running away with Juliet

    • C. 

      Crying about Rosaline

    • D. 

      Scheming against the Capulets

  • 64. 
    Which of the following is not Mercutio's description of Tybalt.
    • A. 

      He's the courageous captain of compliments.

    • B. 

      He keeps time, distance and proportion as he fights.

    • C. 

      He's more than the Prince of Cats.

    • D. 

      All of the above was used by Mercutio to describe Tybalt.

  • 65. 
    What do Benvolio and Mercutio do as the Nurse talks to Romeo?
    • A. 

      They make fun of Romeo.

    • B. 

      They make fun of the Nurse.

    • C. 

      They go away discretely.

    • D. 

      They talk to Peter.

  • 66. 
    Why does the Nurse feel insulted?
    • A. 

      Mercutio keeps making sexual remarks.

    • B. 

      Romeo isn't listening to her.

    • C. 

      Mercutio is mocking her for being a nurse.

    • D. 

      They don't know who she is.

  • 67. 
    According to Romeo, what will his servant give the Nurse within an hour?
    • A. 

      A kiss

    • B. 

      A ring

    • C. 

      A rope ladder

    • D. 

      A potion

  • 68. 
    Who told Romeo that a gentleman named Paris wishes to marry Juliet?
    • A. 

      Nurse

    • B. 

      Juliet

    • C. 

      Benvolio

    • D. 

      Tybalt

  • 69. 
    How many hours was the Nurse away to find Romeo?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      3 hours

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 70. 
    Why was the Nurse acting very tired?
    • A. 

      She just felt like it.

    • B. 

      She was having an asthma attack.

    • C. 

      She was so tired from looking for Romeo.

    • D. 

      She wanted to delay the news.

  • 71. 
    What excuse does Juliet have to her parents for going to Friar Lawrence's cell?
    • A. 

      She is learning about plants.

    • B. 

      She is going to confession.

    • C. 

      She is going to scheme against the Montagues.

    • D. 

      She will attend the Holy Eucharist.

  • 72. 
    The line "These violent delights have violent endings." is an example of what type of loterary technique?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Analogy

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 73. 
    When Friar Lawrence warns Romeo "Therefore love moderately. Long love doth so.", what does he mean?
    • A. 

      Love with humility.

    • B. 

      Don't love too obsessively, for it will die out.

    • C. 

      Love is blind.

    • D. 

      Long love is not worth the effort of obtaining it.

  • 74. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4