Romeo And Juliet Act I

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Romeo And Juliet Act I

Do your best to answer these questions from Act I of Romeo and Juliet. All of the information is in the order that it appears in the play. This is an excellent way to prepare for your quiz, but remember to look over vocabulary and other literary terms, too.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Who is BEING DESCRIBED in these lines? With Cupid's arrow. She hath Dian's wit . . . O, she is rich in beauty; only poor That, when she dies, with beauty dies her store.
  • 3. 
    Who speaks these lines? But Montague is bound as well as I, In penalty alike; and 'tis not hard, I think, For men so old as we to keep the peace.
  • 4. 
    TO WHOM are these lines spoken? This night I hold an old accustomed feast, Whereto I have invited many a guest, Such as I love; and you among the store, One more, most welcome, makes my number more.
  • 5. 
    Who speaks this line? It is an honor that I dream not of.
  • 6. 
    The following lines have an example of what literary device? Romeo: The game was ne'er so fair, and I am done. Mercutio: Tut! Dun's the mouse, the constable's own word. / If thou art Dun, we'll draw thee from the mire.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Couplet

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 7. 
    Who speaks these lines? O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate stone On the forefinger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Over men's noses as they lie asleep.
  • 8. 
    Who speaks these lines? [M]y mind misgives Some consequence yet hanging in the stars Shall bitterly begin his fearful date With this night's revels and expire the term Of a despised life, closed in my breast, By some vile forfeit of untimely death.
  • 9. 
    These lines have an example of what literary term? [M]y mind misgives Some consequence yet hanging in the stars Shall bitterly begin his fearful date With this night's revels and expire the term Of a despised life, closed in my breast, By some vile forfeit of untimely death.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Couplet

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 10. 
    Who speaks these lines? O, She doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear—
  • 11. 
    The following lines are an example of what device? Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Couplet

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 12. 
    Who speaks these lines? Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe, A villain, that is hither come in spite To scorn at our solemnity this night.
  • 13. 
    Who speaks these lines? Content thee, gentle coz, let him alone. 'A bears him like a portly gentleman, And, to say truth, Verona brags of him To be virtuous and well-governed youth. I would not for the wealth of all this town Here in my house do him disparagement.
  • 14. 
    TO WHOM are these lines spoken? Content thee, gentle coz, let him alone. 'A bears him like a portly gentleman, And, to say truth, Verona brags of him To be virtuous and well-governed youth. I would not for the wealth of all this town Here in my house do him disparagement.
  • 15. 
    What word in these lines means “disrespect”? Content thee, gentle coz, let him alone. 'A bears him like a portly gentleman, And, to say truth, Verona brags of him To be virtuous and well-governed youth. I would not for the wealth of all this town Here in my house do him disparagement.
  • 16. 
    Who speaks these lines? If I profance with my unworthiest hand This holy shrine, the gentle sin is this: My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.
  • 17. 
    Who speaks these lines? My only love, sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me That I must love a loathed enemy.