Romeo And Juliet Connections

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Romeo And Juliet Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests your understanding of the two articles: "Dear Juliet" and "Romeo and Juliet in Bosnia. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements best expresses the main idea of “Dear Juliet”?
    • A. 

      Many people all over the world fall in love with someone their parents hate.

    • B. 

      Many people with problems relating to love look to Romeo and Juliet for answers.

    • C. 

      It is important to answer letters promptly to help people with their problems.

    • D. 

      Giulio Tamassia helps everyone who writes to him as best he can.

  • 2. 
    In both “Romeo and Juliet in Bosnia” and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
    • A. 

      Characters named Romeo and Juliet die

    • B. 

      Innocent lovers die because of a larger conflict

    • C. 

      The destructiveness and pointlessness of war are described

    • D. 

      Young people are rejected by their families because of a feud

  • 3. 
    What is Bob Herbert’s main purpose in writing “Romeo and Juliet in Bosnia”?
    • A. 

      To point out parallels between the story of Admira and Bosko and the story of Shakespeare’s lovers

    • B. 

      To show that love can triumph over death

    • C. 

      To highlight the universal madness of conflicts like the one in Bosnia

    • D. 

      To show that love is universal

  • 4. 
    Which element in “Dear Juliet” offers the strongest parallel to both Romeo and Juliet and “Romeo and Juliet in Bosnia”?
    • A. 

      The plight Hala describes in her letter

    • B. 

      Tamassia’s sympathy for the letter writers

    • C. 

      The need of people to write to Juliet

    • D. 

      The fact that the letters come from all over the world

  • 5. 
    Which statement synthesizes themes from Romeo and Juliet, “Dear Juliet,” and “Romeo and Juliet in Bosnia”?
    • A. 

      Conflict often destroys love.

    • B. 

      People in love look to others for help.

    • C. 

      Loyalty makes love strong.

    • D. 

      People in love often face difficulties.