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This quiz is for students that read Romeo & Juliet and want some extra practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Romeo's last name?

    • A.

      Montague

    • B.

      Capulet

    • C.

      Sampson

    • D.

      Benvolio

    Correct Answer
    A. Montague
    Explanation
    Romeo's last name is Montague. This is a well-known fact from William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet". The play revolves around the feud between the Montague and Capulet families, and Romeo is a member of the Montague family. The question is asking for Romeo's last name specifically, and the correct answer is Montague.

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  • 2. 

    What did Georgy do to cause the fight with Abram, in Act 1 Scene 1?

    • A.

      Bit his thumb

    • B.

      Gave them a glare

    • C.

      Told them to leave

    • D.

      Threatened them with a knife

    Correct Answer
    A. Bit his thumb
    Explanation
    Georgy caused the fight with Abram in Act 1 Scene 1 by biting his thumb. This action can be seen as a provocative gesture and a sign of disrespect, which would have likely escalated the tension between the two characters and led to the fight.

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  • 3. 

    What does Prince say will happen if there is anymore fighting in Verona?

    • A.

      They will be banished

    • B.

      They will become slaves

    • C.

      They will be killed

    • D.

      They will be put in jail

    Correct Answer
    C. They will be killed
    Explanation
    If there is any more fighting in Verona, Prince says that the people involved will be killed. This suggests that the Prince is strict and does not tolerate violence in his city. He wants to maintain peace and order, and is willing to use severe consequences to discourage further fighting.

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  • 4. 

    Who is Romeo first in love with ?

    • A.

      Juliet

    • B.

      The nurse

    • C.

      Susie

    • D.

      Rosaline

    Correct Answer
    D. Rosaline
    Explanation
    Romeo is first in love with Rosaline. This is evident in the beginning of the play when Romeo is pining over Rosaline and expressing his love for her. He is infatuated with her and believes that he cannot live without her. However, his love for Rosaline quickly fades when he meets Juliet and falls deeply in love with her.

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  • 5. 

    Who does Juliet's parents want her to think about marrying ?

    • A.

      Theo

    • B.

      Romeo

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      Tybalt

    Correct Answer
    C. Paris
    Explanation
    Juliet's parents want her to think about marrying Paris.

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  • 6. 

    Romeo went to the Capulets masquerade.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that Romeo went to the Capulets masquerade.

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  • 7. 

    Romeo & Juliet's love was at first site.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Romeo and Juliet fell in love with each other immediately upon seeing each other for the first time. This aligns with the famous love story of Romeo and Juliet, where they are portrayed as instantly falling in love at first sight.

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  • 8. 

    At the party who wants to fight Romeo ?

    • A.

      Mr. Capulet

    • B.

      Paris

    • C.

      Benvolio

    • D.

      Tybalt

    Correct Answer
    D. Tybalt
    Explanation
    Tybalt wants to fight Romeo at the party.

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  • 9. 

    Romeo and Juliet plan to tell their parents they are getting married at 9 A.M the next morning at Friar Lawrence's cell.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false because Romeo and Juliet plan to get married at 9 A.M the next morning at Friar Lawrence's cell, not tell their parents about it.

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  • 10. 

    Friar Lawrence agrees to marry the couple.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Friar Lawrence agrees to marry the couple. This means that he has given his consent and is willing to perform the marriage ceremony for the couple.

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  • 11. 

    Tybalt challenges Romeo to a deul.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel, which means that he is initiating a fight or a combat with Romeo. This implies that the statement is true.

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  • 12. 

    What is the ladder called that Romeo uses to climb up to Juliet's balcony?

    • A.

      Tackled Stair

    • B.

      Capulet's Ladder

    • C.

      Juliet's Ladder

    • D.

      Wall Rope

    Correct Answer
    A. Tackled Stair
    Explanation
    The ladder that Romeo uses to climb up to Juliet's balcony is called a "tackled stair." This term refers to a type of ladder that has a pulley system or tackle attached to it, which allows for easier climbing and descent. In the context of the story of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo uses this type of ladder to secretly reach Juliet's balcony and profess his love for her.

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  • 13. 

    Why does Benvolio sugguested to Mercutio that they should go inside?

    • A.

      Because Benvolio wanted to be inside

    • B.

      Because Benvolio was hungry

    • C.

      Because the Capulets were out and it was hot

    • D.

      Because Mercutio was drunk

    Correct Answer
    C. Because the Capulets were out and it was hot
    Explanation
    Benvolio suggested to Mercutio that they should go inside because the Capulets were out and it was hot. This implies that Benvolio wanted to avoid any potential conflict with the Capulets and also escape the uncomfortable heat outside.

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  • 14. 

    Tybalt stabs who under Romeo's arm?

    • A.

      Mercutio

    • B.

      Prince

    • C.

      Benvolio

    • D.

      Friar Lawrence

    Correct Answer
    A. Mercutio
    Explanation
    Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo's arm. This event takes place in William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet." Tybalt, who is Juliet's cousin, engages in a heated confrontation with Romeo's friend Mercutio. During the altercation, Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo's arm, resulting in Mercutio's death. This tragic incident serves as a catalyst for the escalating conflict between the Capulets and Montagues in the play.

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  • 15. 

    Mercutio demands a plauge on both of the Montuage's and Capulet's houses.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Mercutio's demand for a plague on both the Montague and Capulet houses suggests that he is frustrated with the ongoing feud between the two families. He wishes for a disastrous event to befall both sides, indicating his desire for an end to the conflict. This statement is true as it accurately reflects Mercutio's sentiment and his wish for a resolution to the feud.

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  • 16. 

    Tybalt kills Romeo.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tybalt does not kill Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet. In fact, it is Romeo who kills Tybalt in a fit of rage after Tybalt kills Romeo's friend Mercutio. This event sets off a chain of tragic events that ultimately leads to the deaths of both Romeo and Juliet. Therefore, the statement "Tybalt kills Romeo" is false.

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  • 17. 

    Since Romeo killed Tybalt his punishment is

    • A.

      Exile

    • B.

      Killed

    • C.

      To become a slave

    Correct Answer
    A. Exile
    Explanation
    After Romeo killed Tybalt, his punishment was exile. Exile refers to being banished or forced to leave one's home or country as a form of punishment. In this context, Romeo was not sentenced to death or to become a slave, but rather to be removed from Verona. This punishment was given by Prince Escalus as a way to maintain peace and order in the city and to prevent further violence between the feuding families of Romeo and Tybalt. Exile allowed Romeo to escape death but also separated him from his beloved Juliet, leading to a series of tragic events.

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  • 18. 

    If Romeo is found in Verona again he will be killed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If Romeo is found in Verona again, it means that he has previously been in Verona and there is a consequence for his return. The consequence mentioned is that he will be killed. Therefore, the statement "If Romeo is found in Verona again he will be killed" is true.

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  • 19. 

    At first Juliet is mad that Romeo killed Tybalt but after she realizes that

    • A.

      Tybalt was a bad person

    • B.

      She can leave Verona with Romeo

    • C.

      It was her fault because she married him

    • D.

      That if Romeo didn't kill Tybalt, Tybalt would of killed him

    Correct Answer
    D. That if Romeo didn't kill Tybalt, Tybalt would of killed him
    Explanation
    Juliet's initial anger towards Romeo for killing Tybalt is replaced by the understanding that if Romeo hadn't acted, Tybalt would have killed him instead. This suggests that Juliet recognizes the dire circumstances and the need for self-defense. She realizes that Romeo's actions were driven by the threat posed by Tybalt, and therefore, she shifts her blame from Romeo to the situation itself.

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  • 20. 

    What does Juliet have the nurse give to Romeo as a token of her love?

    • A.

      Perfume

    • B.

      Ring

    • C.

      Shoe

    • D.

      Key

    Correct Answer
    B. Ring
    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, Juliet has the nurse give a ring to Romeo as a token of her love. This ring symbolizes their commitment and serves as a reminder of their love for each other. It represents their desire to be together and their willingness to overcome the obstacles that stand in their way. The ring also signifies their loyalty and devotion to one another, as they vow to be faithful and true.

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  • 21. 

    Romeo thinks death would be better then banishment from Verona.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Romeo's statement suggests that he believes death would be preferable to being banished from Verona. This implies that he values his presence in Verona more than his own life, indicating a strong attachment to the city and possibly to someone or something within it.

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  • 22. 

    Where is Romeo going to go stay until they can annouce their marriage?

    • A.

      Mantua

    • B.

      Florence

    • C.

      Verona

    • D.

      Venice

    Correct Answer
    A. Mantua
    Explanation
    Romeo is going to go stay in Mantua until they can announce their marriage.

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  • 23. 

    Why does Juliet's parents think she is upset?

    • A.

      Because Romeo's banishment

    • B.

      Because of Tybalt's death

    • C.

      Because there has been a lot of killings

    • D.

      Because they're moving

    Correct Answer
    B. Because of Tybalt's death
    Explanation
    Juliet's parents think she is upset because of Tybalt's death. This is because Tybalt is Juliet's cousin and his death has caused a lot of turmoil and grief within their family. Juliet's parents are aware of the close relationship between Tybalt and Juliet, and they understand that his death would deeply affect her emotionally. Therefore, they assume that her sadness and distress are a result of Tybalt's tragic demise.

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  • 24. 

    Mr. Capulet wants his daughter to be happy so he schedules Juliet's wedding for

    • A.

      Tuesday

    • B.

      Friday

    • C.

      Wednesday

    • D.

      Thursday

    Correct Answer
    D. Thursday
    Explanation
    Mr. Capulet wants his daughter to be happy, so he schedules Juliet's wedding for Thursday. This suggests that Thursday is the most suitable day for the wedding according to Mr. Capulet's preferences and beliefs. It could be because Thursday is considered an auspicious day, or it could be a day that holds special significance for the Capulet family. Regardless of the reason, Mr. Capulet's decision to choose Thursday demonstrates his desire to ensure Juliet's happiness on her wedding day.

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  • 25. 

    What bird warns Romeo and Juliet that morning is near?

    • A.

      Crow

    • B.

      Lark

    • C.

      Eagle

    • D.

      Nightingale

    Correct Answer
    B. Lark
    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet," the bird that warns Romeo and Juliet that morning is near is the lark. The lark is known for its melodious song that is often associated with the dawn and the start of a new day. In the play, Romeo and Juliet are desperately trying to delay their separation as morning approaches, and the lark's song serves as a reminder that they must part ways. The lark's presence symbolizes the passing of time and the inevitability of their tragic fate.

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  • 26. 

    When Juliet finds out that her parents plan to have her marry Paris on Thursday, she is excited and happy!

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement contradicts the original story of Romeo and Juliet, where Juliet is actually upset and distressed upon learning about her arranged marriage to Paris. She even goes as far as faking her own death to escape the marriage. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 27. 

    Juliet's dad threatens to disown her if she doens't marry Paris.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is true because the statement clearly states that Juliet's dad threatens to disown her if she doesn't marry Paris. This implies that there are consequences for Juliet if she chooses not to marry Paris, indicating that her father's disapproval is a significant factor in her decision-making process.

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  • 28. 

    The nurse's advice to Juliet is that she should forget Romeo and marry Paris.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The nurse's advice to Juliet is indeed to forget Romeo and marry Paris. This advice reflects the societal norms and expectations of the time, where arranged marriages were common and considered the best option for young women. The nurse believes that Paris is a suitable match for Juliet and that marrying him would bring stability and security to her life. However, this advice goes against Juliet's own desires and ultimately leads to a series of tragic events in Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet.

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  • 29. 

    What does Juliet threaten to do if Friar Lawrence doesn't help her?

    • A.

      Commit suicide

    • B.

      Leave Verona

    • C.

      Announce that she is married

    • D.

      Kill him

    Correct Answer
    A. Commit suicide
    Explanation
    Juliet threatens to commit suicide if Friar Lawrence doesn't help her. This shows the extreme desperation and despair she feels about her situation. She believes that death is the only way to escape her current circumstances and be with Romeo, whom she loves deeply. This threat also highlights the intensity of her emotions and the lengths she is willing to go to be with her true love.

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  • 30. 

    Friar Lawrence gave Juliet potion to make her look like she is dead so that she can fake a death and live happily with Romeo in Mantua.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Friar Lawrence gave Juliet a potion to make her appear dead so that she could avoid marrying Paris and be with Romeo instead. This plan was meant to buy them time and allow them to reunite in Mantua. The intention was for Juliet to take the potion, be placed in the family tomb, and then awaken after 42 hours. However, the plan went awry when Romeo did not receive the message explaining the plan and believed Juliet was truly dead.

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  • 31. 

    Friar Lawrence isn't going to send Romeo a letter to Mantua to let him know about Juliet faking her death.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Friar Lawrence is indeed planning to send a letter to Romeo in Mantua to inform him about Juliet faking her death. This is evident from Act 4, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet," where Friar Lawrence discusses his plan with Juliet and gives her the potion. He tells her that after she drinks the potion and appears dead, he will send a letter to Romeo to let him know about the plan. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 32. 

    Juliet tells her parents that she will marry Paris.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Juliet has informed her parents about her decision to marry Paris. This implies that Juliet has agreed to marry Paris and has shared this information with her parents. Therefore, the correct answer is "True."

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  • 33. 

    Juliet refuses to drink the potion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Juliet refuses to drink the potion. If this statement is false, it means that Juliet does not refuse to drink the potion, implying that she is willing to drink it. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 34. 

    Who finds Juliet "dead"

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Lady Capulet

    • C.

      Nurse

    • D.

      Mr. Capulet

    Correct Answer
    C. Nurse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nurse. In Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, it is the Nurse who discovers Juliet seemingly lifeless in her bed after taking the sleeping potion. The Nurse is a trusted confidante and caretaker of Juliet, so it is natural that she would be the one to find her. She plays a crucial role in the story, as she is the one who delivers messages between Romeo and Juliet, and her discovery of Juliet's apparent death sets off a chain of tragic events.

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  • 35. 

    Balthasar tells Romeo that Juliet is still alive.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet," Balthasar does not inform Romeo that Juliet is still alive. In fact, Balthasar mistakenly believes that Juliet is dead and rushes to inform Romeo of her supposed death. This misinformation leads to Romeo's tragic decision to take his own life. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 36. 

    Romeo says that he is going to go to the Capulet tomb and

    • A.

      Poison himself

    • B.

      Save Juliet

    • C.

      Hang himself

    • D.

      Stab himself

    Correct Answer
    A. Poison himself
    Explanation
    Romeo's statement suggests that he plans to go to the Capulet tomb and use poison to end his own life. This indicates that he is willing to take extreme measures in order to be with Juliet, even if it means sacrificing his own life.

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  • 37. 

    Paris kills Romeo in the Capulet tomb.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, Paris does not kill Romeo in the Capulet tomb. Instead, Paris is killed by Romeo in a duel outside the tomb. Romeo then takes his own life upon finding Juliet supposedly dead in the tomb. Therefore, the statement that Paris kills Romeo in the Capulet tomb is false.

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  • 38. 

    Juliet wakes up just in time before Romeo drinks the posion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Juliet wakes up just in time before Romeo drinks the poison." The correct answer is False because in the original story of Romeo and Juliet, Juliet wakes up after Romeo has already consumed the poison and died. Therefore, she is unable to prevent him from drinking it.

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  • 39. 

    Who does Prince blame the Montague's and Capulet's on for the death of

    • A.

      Mercutio and Tybalt

    • B.

      Gregory and Sampson

    • C.

      Romeo and Juliet

    • D.

      Paris and Friar Lawrence

    Correct Answer
    C. Romeo and Juliet
    Explanation
    Prince blames the Montague's and Capulet's for the death of Romeo and Juliet because their ongoing feud and hatred created an environment of violence and hostility. This led to a series of events, including the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt, which ultimately resulted in the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. The Prince holds the two families responsible for their inability to put aside their differences and prevent the loss of innocent lives.

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