Romeo And Juliet Act I Quiz

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Romeo And Juliet Act I Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    According the chorus, in which will the play take place?

    • A.

      Venice

    • B.

      Verona

    • C.

      Rome

    • D.

      Florence

    Correct Answer
    B. Verona
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Verona. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the location of the play according to the chorus. Since Verona is one of the options provided, it can be assumed that the play will take place in Verona based on the information given.

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  • 2. 

    Sampson, the servant of Capulet, does which insulting gesture directed towards the Montagues?

    • A.

      Turns his back at them

    • B.

      Bites his lip at them

    • C.

      Points at the them

    • D.

      Bites his thumb at them

    Correct Answer
    D. Bites his thumb at them
    Explanation
    In Shakespearean times, biting the thumb was considered an insulting gesture. It was a way of showing contempt or disdain towards someone. In this context, Sampson, the servant of Capulet, insults the Montagues by biting his thumb at them. This action is meant to provoke and show disrespect towards the Montagues, further fueling the ongoing feud between the two families.

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  • 3. 

    Which character arrives and gives a long speech telling the Montagues and Capulets that must stop disturbing the peace?

    • A.

      The Prince

    • B.

      The King

    • C.

      Montague

    • D.

      Benvolio

    Correct Answer
    A. The Prince
    Explanation
    The Prince arrives and gives a long speech telling the Montagues and Capulets that they must stop disturbing the peace.

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  • 4. 

    In act I, Romeo is primarily:

    • A.

      Excited

    • B.

      Proud

    • C.

      Furious

    • D.

      Melancholy

    Correct Answer
    D. Melancholy
    Explanation
    In Act I, Romeo is primarily melancholy. This is evident through his behavior and dialogue throughout the act. He is often seen expressing his feelings of sadness, despair, and longing for love. He frequently talks about his unrequited love for Rosaline and his inability to move on from her rejection. Romeo's melancholy nature is further emphasized by his tendency to isolate himself from others and indulge in self-pity. Overall, his melancholic state sets the tone for his character and foreshadows the tragic events that unfold later in the play.

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  • 5. 

    True or False: In act I, scene I, Romeo speaks to Benvolio about his love for Juliet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 6. 

    In act 1, scene 2, which character talks with Capulet about marrying his daughter Juliet?

    • A.

      Romeo

    • B.

      Tybalt

    • C.

      Benvolio

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    D. Paris
    Explanation
    In act 1, scene 2, Paris talks with Capulet about marrying his daughter Juliet. This can be inferred from the context of the play, as Paris is known to be a suitor who expresses his interest in marrying Juliet to Capulet.

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  • 7. 

    Where does act 1, scene 4 take place?

    • A.

      The Beach

    • B.

      The Church

    • C.

      The Streets

    • D.

      A Feast

    Correct Answer
    D. A Feast
    Explanation
    Act 1, scene 4 takes place at a feast. This is indicated by the phrase "A Feast" in the answer choices. In this scene, the characters gather to celebrate and enjoy a meal together. The setting of a feast suggests a lively and social atmosphere, which can impact the interactions and events that occur in the scene.

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  • 8. 

    True or False? In act 1, scene 5, Romeo and Juliet kiss.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In act 1, scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet do kiss. This scene takes place at the Capulet's party, where Romeo and Juliet first meet and instantly fall in love. They share their first kiss during this encounter, which marks the beginning of their passionate and tragic love story.

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