Romeo And Juliet Final Test

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Romeo And Juliet Final Test - Quiz

Final Assessment of Romeo and Juliet Acts I-V


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When Juliet learns from her mother about the plans Lord and Lady Capulet have made for her to marry Paris, how does Juliet feel about the marriage?

    • A.

      She is ready to leave the house

    • B.

      She doesn't really know how she feels, but will marry if it pleases her mother

    • C.

      She'll marry only if it's Romeo

    • D.

      She is happy to marry a rich, powerful man

    Correct Answer
    B. She doesn't really know how she feels, but will marry if it pleases her mother
    Explanation
    The answer suggests that Juliet is unsure about her feelings towards the marriage with Paris. She is willing to go along with it if it makes her mother happy, indicating her obedience and loyalty to her family. However, her true emotions and desires are not explicitly stated, leaving her feelings ambiguous.

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  • 2. 

    When Juliet finds out what Romeo's last name is, she says,

    • A.

      "'My only love sprung from my only hate!'"

    • B.

      "'To be or not to be? That is the question.'"

    • C.

      "'That which we call a rose / by any other word would smell as sweet.'"

    • D.

      "'O dear account, my life is my foe's debt.'"

    Correct Answer
    A. "'My only love sprung from my only hate!'"
    Explanation
    In this quote, Juliet expresses her realization that her love for Romeo has emerged from her family's long-standing feud with his family. She is torn between her love for Romeo and the hatred she feels towards his last name. This quote highlights the conflict and complexity of their relationship, as well as the tragic circumstances they find themselves in.

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  • 3. 

    In the famous 'balcony' scene in Act II, when Juliet says, "'Romeo, Romeo!  Wherefore art though Romeo?'"  What is she asking?

    • A.

      Who are you?

    • B.

      Where are you Romeo?

    • C.

      Why of all the names in the world must you be a Montague?

    • D.

      Change your name.

    Correct Answer
    C. Why of all the names in the world must you be a Montague?
    Explanation
    In this scene, Juliet is not asking Romeo where he is or who he is. She is questioning why Romeo has to be a Montague, as their families are feuding. She is expressing her frustration that the person she loves is from the rival family, and their love is forbidden because of their names.

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  • 4. 

    Why does the friar agree to perform the marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet?

    • A.

      To make Romeo happy

    • B.

      To mend the rift between the families

    • C.

      To make Juliet happy

    • D.

      Because Romeo no longer loves Rosaline

    Correct Answer
    B. To mend the rift between the families
    Explanation
    The friar agrees to perform the marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet in order to mend the rift between the families. By marrying them, he hopes to bring the feuding families together and promote peace and reconciliation. He sees this as an opportunity to end the longstanding animosity between the Capulets and the Montagues, and believes that their union could potentially heal the divisions and bring harmony to Verona.

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  • 5. 

    What fear does the friar share with Romeo about the upcoming marriage of the young lovers?

    • A.

      Juliet doesn't love Romeo, she loves Paris

    • B.

      Romeo is fickle, and doesn't know his own mind

    • C.

      That the marriage will not mend the rift between the two houses

    • D.

      If Romeo moves too quickly, things can go wrong

    Correct Answer
    D. If Romeo moves too quickly, things can go wrong
    Explanation
    The friar shares the fear with Romeo that if he moves too quickly in marrying Juliet, things can go wrong. This implies that the friar is concerned about the potential consequences of rushing into a marriage without proper consideration. He understands that hasty decisions can lead to unforeseen problems and complications. By expressing this fear, the friar is cautioning Romeo to approach the marriage with care and thoughtfulness, highlighting the importance of taking time to make wise choices.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the best set of words that fit into the blanks respectively.  "'What's in a ___________? That which we call a _________ by any other word would smell as ________________.'"

    • A.

      Rose; Montague; sweet rose; Montague; sweet

    • B.

      Name; rose; sour

    • C.

      Name; rose; sweet

    • D.

      Rose; name; sweet

    Correct Answer
    C. Name; rose; sweet
    Explanation
    This quote is from Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The speaker is questioning the importance of a name, suggesting that it is not significant and does not define the true nature of a person or thing. The word "name" fits into the first blank because that is what is being discussed. The word "rose" fits into the second blank because it is an example of something that is being named. The word "sweet" fits into the third blank because it describes the smell of a rose.

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  • 7. 

    In the market square, Romeo fights Tybalt in order to_________________________________.

    • A.

      Defend himself

    • B.

      Defend Benvolio

    • C.

      Protect Mercutio

    • D.

      Avenge Mercutio's death

    Correct Answer
    D. Avenge Mercutio's death
    Explanation
    In the market square, Romeo fights Tybalt in order to avenge Mercutio's death. This is evident from the events in Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet" where Tybalt kills Mercutio during a duel, and Romeo, filled with anger and grief, seeks revenge by fighting and ultimately killing Tybalt. Romeo's motivation to avenge Mercutio's death is driven by his loyalty and love for his friend, as well as his desire for justice.

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  • 8. 

    The nurse's description of the fight in the market square leads Juliet to believe that Romeo ____________________________________.

    • A.

      Has run away

    • B.

      Is dead

    • C.

      Has been banished

    • D.

      Doesn't love her

    Correct Answer
    B. Is dead
    Explanation
    The nurse's description of the fight in the market square suggests that Romeo has been involved in a dangerous situation. Since Juliet is not aware of the outcome of the fight, she assumes the worst and believes that Romeo is dead. The nurse's description creates a sense of fear and uncertainty in Juliet's mind, leading her to conclude that Romeo has met a tragic fate.

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  • 9. 

    When Juliet refuses to marry Paris, what does Lord Capulet use in an attempt to get Juliet to agree to marry Paris?

    • A.

      Pleas

    • B.

      Threats

    • C.

      Tears

    • D.

      Promises

    Correct Answer
    B. Threats
    Explanation
    Lord Capulet uses threats in an attempt to get Juliet to agree to marry Paris. Threats can be seen as a form of coercion or intimidation, where Lord Capulet tries to manipulate Juliet into complying with his wishes by instilling fear or consequences if she does not agree to marry Paris. This shows Lord Capulet's determination to enforce his authority and control over Juliet's life, even if it means resorting to threats.

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  • 10. 

    Why does Juliet tell the nurse that her advice about marrying Paris has comforted her?

    • A.

      She no longer trusts the nurse with her secrets

    • B.

      She feels soothed because the advice is practical

    • C.

      She is using sarcasm to show the nurse her anger

    • D.

      She wants the nurse to calm down before asking for help

    Correct Answer
    A. She no longer trusts the nurse with her secrets
    Explanation
    Juliet tells the nurse that her advice about marrying Paris has comforted her because she no longer trusts the nurse with her secrets. This implies that Juliet is being sarcastic and pretending to be comforted by the nurse's advice, as she no longer confides in the nurse and has lost faith in her ability to keep her secrets.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is an example of a soliloquy in Act III?

    • A.

      Romeo and Juliet's dialogue as they say farewell

    • B.

      Benvolio's speech describing the fight

    • C.

      Juliet's speech as she awaits Romeo

    • D.

      The friar's "'There art thou happy'" speech

    Correct Answer
    C. Juliet's speech as she awaits Romeo
    Explanation
    Juliet's speech as she awaits Romeo is an example of a soliloquy in Act III. A soliloquy is a dramatic device used to reveal a character's inner thoughts and feelings to the audience. In this speech, Juliet expresses her impatience and longing for Romeo's arrival, revealing her love and anticipation. This soliloquy allows the audience to gain insight into Juliet's emotions and inner turmoil, highlighting the intensity of her love for Romeo.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following events that occur in Act III would be considered a turning point in the play?

    • A.

      Romeo, Tybalt, and Mercutio's fight

    • B.

      Romeo killing Tybalt

    • C.

      Romeo's banishment

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the events mentioned in the options are significant turning points in the play. Romeo, Tybalt, and Mercutio's fight marks the escalation of tension and conflict between the Montagues and Capulets. Romeo killing Tybalt is a critical moment as it leads to the consequences of his banishment and sets in motion the tragic events that follow. Romeo's banishment itself is a turning point as it separates him from Juliet and creates obstacles for their love. Thus, all of these events contribute to the dramatic development and shape the course of the play.

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  • 13. 

    When Juliet is crying hysterically, why do her parents think she is so sad?

    • A.

      Romeo has been banished

    • B.

      Tybalt is dead

    • C.

      Tybalt and Romeo had a duel

    • D.

      Juliet does not want to marry Paris

    Correct Answer
    B. Tybalt is dead
    Explanation
    Juliet's parents think she is so sad because Tybalt, her cousin, is dead.

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  • 14. 

    When Juliet goes to the friar for counsel after Romeo's banishment, what is her mood?

    • A.

      Optimistic

    • B.

      Desperate

    • C.

      Confused

    • D.

      Guilty and shameful

    Correct Answer
    B. Desperate
    Explanation
    Juliet's mood when she goes to the friar for counsel after Romeo's banishment is desperate. This can be inferred from the fact that she is seeking advice from the friar, indicating that she is in a state of distress and urgency. Additionally, her desperation can be understood from the circumstances she is facing, as she has just learned that Romeo has been banished and is separated from him. This separation and the potential consequences of their forbidden love contribute to her desperate state of mind.

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  • 15. 

    Before Juliet drinks the potion, she fears all of the following EXCEPT that

    • A.

      She will wake up early and go insane

    • B.

      It will actually kill her

    • C.

      It will not work at all

    • D.

      Romeo will not come for her

    Correct Answer
    D. Romeo will not come for her
    Explanation
    Juliet's fear of Romeo not coming for her is not mentioned in the given options. The passage does not indicate any concern about Romeo's arrival. Instead, Juliet expresses fears of waking up early and going insane, the potion actually killing her, and the potion not working at all.

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  • 16. 

    Who dies in the Capulet tomb?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Romeo

    • C.

      Juliet

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, all of the mentioned characters - Paris, Romeo, and Juliet - die in the Capulet tomb. Romeo, believing Juliet to be dead, drinks poison and dies beside her. Shortly after, Juliet wakes up to find Romeo dead and stabs herself with his dagger. Paris, who had come to mourn Juliet, also dies in the tomb during a confrontation with Romeo. Therefore, all three characters meet their tragic end in the Capulet tomb.

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  • 17. 

    What is Paris' last request?

    • A.

      Not to fight with Romeo

    • B.

      Not to be caught by the guards

    • C.

      To be laid to rest next to Juliet

    • D.

      Not to die

    Correct Answer
    C. To be laid to rest next to Juliet
    Explanation
    Paris' last request is to be laid to rest next to Juliet. This implies that Paris wants to be buried beside Juliet, indicating his deep love and devotion for her even in death. This request shows his desire to be reunited with Juliet in the afterlife and demonstrates the extent of his feelings for her.

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  • 18. 

    How does Juliet die?

    • A.

      She drinks poison

    • B.

      She stabs herself

    • C.

      She gets some poison from Romeo's lips

    • D.

      She never awakens from the Friar's potion

    Correct Answer
    B. She stabs herself
    Explanation
    Juliet dies by stabbing herself. This is a pivotal moment in Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet." After discovering Romeo's lifeless body next to her, Juliet decides to take her own life using Romeo's dagger. She believes that without Romeo, life is not worth living. This tragic act of self-sacrifice ultimately leads to the reconciliation of the feuding families.

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  • 19. 

    Romeo and Juliet are called star-crossed lovers because

    • A.

      They were destined to die and be cast in the sky as stars

    • B.

      They both love astronomy

    • C.

      Their paths keep crossing but they never get to meet each other

    • D.

      It is their fate that they should not be together

    Correct Answer
    D. It is their fate that they should not be together
    Explanation
    Romeo and Juliet are called star-crossed lovers because it is their fate that they should not be together. This means that their love is doomed from the start, and no matter how much they try to be together, circumstances prevent them from doing so. Their families' feud, societal expectations, and other external factors ultimately lead to their tragic end. The term "star-crossed" implies that their destinies are intertwined with misfortune, symbolizing the idea that their love was never meant to succeed.

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  • 20. 

    What does Lord Montague tell Lord Capulet he will do in honor of Juliet?

    • A.

      Put a golden statue of Juliet in the market square

    • B.

      Put up a picture in his home of the two teenagers

    • C.

      Put up a cement statue

    • D.

      Print a public apology in the Verona newspaper

    Correct Answer
    A. Put a golden statue of Juliet in the market square
    Explanation
    Lord Montague tells Lord Capulet that he will put a golden statue of Juliet in the market square in honor of her.

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  • 21. 

    What is the last line in Romeo and Juliet?

    • A.

      "'Romeo, Romeo, wherefore are thou, Romeo?'"

    • B.

      "'That which we all a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.'"

    • C.

      "'For never was a story of more woe. Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.'"

    • D.

      "'Farewell, parting is such sweet sorrow.'"

    Correct Answer
    C. "'For never was a story of more woe. Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.'"
    Explanation
    The given answer "'For never was a story of more woe. Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.'" is the correct last line in Romeo and Juliet. This line reflects the tragic nature of the play, emphasizing the immense sorrow and tragedy surrounding the story of Juliet and Romeo. It highlights the profound impact their love and subsequent deaths have had on everyone involved, making it a fitting conclusion to the play.

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  • 22. 

    What is the mood in the play after Romeo kills Tybalt?

    • A.

      Light, more happy

    • B.

      Adventurous and exciting

    • C.

      Dark and sad

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Dark and sad
    Explanation
    After Romeo kills Tybalt, the mood in the play becomes dark and sad. This is because Tybalt's death leads to a series of tragic events, including Romeo's banishment and the ultimate deaths of Romeo and Juliet. The characters are filled with grief and despair, and the overall atmosphere becomes somber and melancholic. The joy and excitement that may have been present earlier in the play are overshadowed by the tragic consequences of Romeo's actions.

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  • 23. 

    What does Lord Capulet threaten to do if Juliet will not marry Paris?

    • A.

      Lord Capulet threatens to keep her locked in her room

    • B.

      Lord Capulet threatens to disown her

    • C.

      Lord Capulet threatens to force her to marry Paris

    • D.

      Lord Capulet threatens to hit her

    Correct Answer
    B. Lord Capulet threatens to disown her
    Explanation
    Lord Capulet threatens to disown Juliet if she does not marry Paris. This means that he would no longer consider her as his daughter and she would be cut off from her family and inheritance. This threat shows the extent of Lord Capulet's anger and disappointment with Juliet's refusal to marry as per his wishes. Disowning her would be a severe consequence and a way for Lord Capulet to exert control over her and force her to comply with his desires.

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  • 24. 

    The ______________________ between the Capulet and Montague families ultimately causes the death of the star-crossed lovers.

    • A.

      Pernicious

    • B.

      Prudent

    • C.

      Arduous

    • D.

      Enmity

    Correct Answer
    D. Enmity
    Explanation
    The word "enmity" means a deep-seated hatred or hostility. In the context of the question, it suggests that there is a long-standing and intense animosity between the Capulet and Montague families. This enmity is what ultimately leads to the tragic fate of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. The ongoing feud between their families creates a hostile environment that prevents their love from being accepted and ultimately leads to their untimely deaths.

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  • 25. 

    Although the friar thought he was helping the young lovers, his plans turned out to be ____________________________  or deadly for them, and ultimately lead to their untimely death.

    • A.

      Prudent

    • B.

      Pernicious

    • C.

      Enmity

    • D.

      Arduous

    Correct Answer
    B. Pernicious
    Explanation
    The word "pernicious" means causing harm or ruin, and it accurately describes the outcome of the friar's plans for the young lovers. Despite his intentions to help them, his actions ultimately led to their untimely death. This word suggests that his plans were not only harmful but also had long-lasting and destructive consequences.

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  • 26. 

    In William Shakespeare's tragic play, Romeo and Juliet speak their minds on many occasions when neither one knows the other is listening. This is an example of ________________________________.

    • A.

      an aside

    • B.

      A monologue

    • C.

      A soliloquy

    • D.

      Dramatic irony

    Correct Answer
    C. A soliloquy
    Explanation
    In William Shakespeare's tragic play, Romeo and Juliet, there are instances where both characters speak their thoughts when they are unaware that the other is listening. This is an example of a soliloquy. A soliloquy is a dramatic device where a character expresses their innermost thoughts and feelings aloud, typically when they are alone on stage. It allows the audience to gain insight into the character's true emotions and motivations. In this case, Romeo and Juliet unknowingly reveal their true thoughts, creating dramatic irony as the audience becomes aware of their hidden feelings.

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  • 27. 

    When the audience knows what will happen next and the characters do not, this is an example of _______________________________________.

    • A.

      Dramatic irony

    • B.

      Situational irony

    • C.

      An aside

    • D.

      A soliloquy

    Correct Answer
    A. Dramatic irony
    Explanation
    Dramatic irony occurs when the audience is aware of something that the characters in a story are not. In this situation, the audience knows what will happen next, while the characters remain unaware. This creates a sense of tension and anticipation as the audience watches the events unfold, knowing the outcome. It adds depth and complexity to the story, as the audience is privy to information that the characters are not, allowing for a deeper understanding and engagement with the narrative.

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