Romeo & Juliet Act 1 Scene 3

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Romeo And Juliet Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    How old was lady Capulet when she gave birth to Juliet?

    • A.

      3 years older than Juliet is in the play

    • B.

      1 year older than Juliet is in the play

    • C.

      Almost the same age as Juliet is in the play

    • D.

      2 year older than Juliet is in the play

    Correct Answer
    C. Almost the same age as Juliet is in the play
    Explanation
    Lady Capulet was almost the same age as Juliet when she gave birth to her. This means that Lady Capulet was around the same age as Juliet is in the play.

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  • 2. 

    Which character shows the most authority over the nurse?

    • A.

      Juliet

    • B.

      Peter

    • C.

      Lady Capulet

    • D.

      Capulet

    Correct Answer
    A. Juliet
    Explanation
    Juliet shows the most authority over the nurse because she is the one who gives the nurse instructions and expects her to follow them. Juliet is in a higher position of power compared to the nurse, as she is the one who is making decisions and giving orders. The other characters listed, such as Peter, Lady Capulet, and Capulet, do not have as much authority over the nurse as Juliet does.

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  • 3. 

    Whom does Juliet initially want to marry ?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Romeo

    • C.

      No one

    • D.

      Peter

    Correct Answer
    C. No one
    Explanation
    Juliet initially wants to marry no one because she is deeply in love with Romeo. In the play, Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is forced into an arranged marriage with Paris by her parents, but she is already secretly married to Romeo. Juliet refuses to marry Paris because she is committed to Romeo and does not want to betray her love for him.

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  • 4. 

    How old is Juliet ?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is 14. This suggests that Juliet is 14 years old.

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  • 5. 

    What to lady Capulet and the nurse want Juliet to do ?

    • A.

      Marry Paris

    • B.

      Play the piano

    • C.

      Were her dress

    • D.

      Nothing

    Correct Answer
    A. Marry Paris
    Explanation
    Lady Capulet and the nurse want Juliet to marry Paris. This is evident from their constant insistence and pressure on Juliet to accept Paris as her husband. They believe that marrying Paris will bring wealth, status, and security to Juliet's life. This desire for Juliet to marry Paris is a significant plot point in Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet" as it sets the stage for the conflict between Juliet's love for Romeo and her family's expectations.

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  • 6. 

    What does Juliet agree to do with regard to Paris?

    • A.

      See if she can love him

    • B.

      Marry him

    • C.

      Reject his proposal

    • D.

      See if he loves her

    Correct Answer
    A. See if she can love him
    Explanation
    Juliet agrees to see if she can love Paris. This suggests that she is willing to give him a chance and explore her feelings towards him. By agreeing to this, Juliet is open to the possibility of developing romantic feelings for Paris and potentially considering him as a potential partner.

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  • 7. 

    What characteristic of the nurse is most evident in her first scene ?

    • A.

      Her humorously vulgar view of sex

    • B.

      Her determinations to protect Juliet interests

    • C.

      Her obedience to lady Capulet's commands

    • D.

      Her distrust to Romeo

    Correct Answer
    A. Her humorously vulgar view of sex
    Explanation
    In the nurse's first scene, her humorously vulgar view of sex is most evident. This can be seen through her playful and suggestive language when discussing Juliet's age and potential suitors. She jokes about Juliet's "tits" and suggests that she should "fall backward" and find a husband. This characteristic of the nurse shows her bold and irreverent personality, which adds comedic relief to the play.

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