Romeo And Juliet Act II Trivia Questions

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Romeo And Juliet Act II Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers basic plot information from acts I and II of ROMEO AND JULIET.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What promise is made in II, ii by Juliet to Romeo and vice versa?
  • 2. 
    Explain how Mercutio is a foil to Benvolio in Act II, iv.
  • 3. 
    II, iv has much advice from Friar Lawrence that is foreshadowing—list two examples and explain how it is foreshadowing.     
  • 4. 
    The main conflict of the play is mentioned in the Prologue. Select the exact line(s) from the choices below.
    • A. 

      Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,

    • B. 

      From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.

    • C. 

      From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;

    • D. 

      Whole misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents' strife.

    • E. 

      The fearful passage of their death-mark'd love, And the continuance of their parents' rage,

    • F. 

      Which, but their children's end, nought could remove, Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage;

    • G. 

      The which if you with patient ears attend, What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.

  • 5. 
       In Act I, I, what is the cause of the brawl that leads Prince Escalus to decree that "lives shall pay the forefeit of the peace" (I, i: 92)? Cite the Act, scene, and line number(s).
    • A. 

      I, i: 31

    • B. 

      I, i: 38-58

    • C. 

      I, i: 64-66

    • D. 

      I, ii: 34-37

    • E. 

      I, iv: 83-94

  • 6. 
      What is Paris’s “suit”?
    • A. 

      What he is wearing to the party later

    • B. 

      His question of Lord Capulet if he can come to the party

    • C. 

      His question of Lord Capulet for Juliet's hand in marriage

    • D. 

      His question of Lord Capulet that will ensure a business agreement

  • 7. 
    Why does Lady Capulet allow the nurse to stay and be a part of the discussion in I, iii?
    • A. 

      Bacause Lady Capulet trusts the nurse

    • B. 

      The nurse knows Juliet better than Lady Capulet

    • C. 

      Juliet does not trust her mother, but trusts the nurse

  • 8. 
    What does Romeo claim he will do at the Capulet part in I, iv?
    • A. 

      He will dance with every girl

    • B. 

      He will just be a spectator

    • C. 

      He will woo Juliet

  • 9. 
     Why does Lord Capulet scold Tybalt for his attitude towards Romeo in scence v?  Choose the BEST answer.
    • A. 

      Because he (Capulet) is drunk

    • B. 

      Becasue he (Tybalt) is drunk

    • C. 

      Bacasue Romeo has a good reputation and is a guest

    • D. 

      Becasue Tybalt is acting disrespectfut toward Capulet

  • 10. 
     What is Friar Lawrence doing at the beginning of Act II, iii?
    • A. 

      Talking to himself

    • B. 

      Gathering herbs

    • C. 

      Giving Roemo advice

  • 11. 
    I, i: 76-98.  which of the following is Prince Escalus' speech?
    • A. 

      Monologue

    • B. 

      Soliloquy

    • C. 

      Aside

  • 12. 
    II,ii: 2-25.  Whick of the collowing is Romeo's speech?
    • A. 

      Monologue

    • B. 

      Soliloquy

    • C. 

      Aside

  • 13. 
    I,i: 2-4.  This wordplay is an example of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Epithet

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Foil

  • 14. 
    I, iv: 136-137.  this is an example of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Epithet

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing

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