Young329 Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo And Juliet Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz over the basics of Romeo and Juliet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name five major themes in Romeo and Juliet.  For each theme, name a song that shares this theme.  For each song, write a short paragraph explaining the connection between the song and the play, Romeo and Juliet.
  • 2. 
    Which character tried to keep the peace while others fought?  He said, "I do but keep the peace...put up thy sword or manage it to depart these men with me."
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 3. 
    Who tries to convince Romeo that he needs to go to a party to look at girls in Act 1, scene 1.  He says, "Compare her face with some I shall show, and you will think thy swan a crow."
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 4. 
    Which character is like fire?  He is called the Prince of Cats and says, "Peace.  I hate peace.  Like I hate hell...and you."
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 5. 
    Romeo's best friend.  He warns Romeo about the dangers of dreams.
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 6. 
    Challenges Tybalt to a fight!
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 7. 
    Argues with his best friend and believes that dreamers dream things true.
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 8. 
    A Montague who is in love with Rosaline.
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 9. 
    Warns Romeo to go slow and love moderately.
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 10. 
    Who is killed by Romeo?
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 11. 
    Believes that the marriage of Romeo and Juliet will end the fued between the Montagues and Capulets.
    • A. 

      Mercutio

    • B. 

      Benvolio

    • C. 

      Tybalt

    • D. 

      Romeo

    • E. 

      Friar Lawrence

  • 12. 
    How old is Juliet?
    • A. 

      12, almost 13

    • B. 

      13, almost 14

    • C. 

      14, almost 15

    • D. 

      15, almost 16

    • E. 

      16, almost 17

  • 13. 
    What does the servant do to pick a fight in the beginning of the play?
    • A. 

      Extends his middle finger.

    • B. 

      Pushes the guy into a puddle.

    • C. 

      Bumps shoulders.

    • D. 

      Bites his thumb.

    • E. 

      Pulls out his knife.

  • 14. 
    Why is Romeo depressed at the beginning of the play?
    • A. 

      Juliet is playing hard-to-get

    • B. 

      His parents grounded him for sneaking out of the house

    • C. 

      Rosaline has decided to become a nun

    • D. 

      Benvolio is harrassing him

    • E. 

      Tybalt died

  • 15. 
    Why doesn't Capulet want Juliet to get married?
    • A. 

      She is his only daughter

    • B. 

      She is too thin

    • C. 

      The right guy hasn't come along

    • D. 

      She is not in love

    • E. 

      She is too young

  • 16. 
    What analogy does Lady Capulet use to describe wives?
    • A. 

      Juliet could be a book cover

    • B. 

      Juliet could be a wolf

    • C. 

      Juliet could be an empty tomb

    • D. 

      Juliet could be like mother earth and produce plants (babies)

    • E. 

      Juliet is a flower with poison and and medicine inside of her

  • 17. 
    Why does the nurse want Juliet to get married?
    • A. 

      So that Juliet can have sex

    • B. 

      So that Juliet will be cared for by a man

    • C. 

      So that the nurse will not have to be her servant any more

    • D. 

      So that the fued between the Montagues and Capulets will end

    • E. 

      So that Juliet will not be depressed any more

  • 18. 
    How will Romeo and his friends be able to go to the party?
    • A. 

      The party is so big that nobody notices.

    • B. 

      The Capulets like Romeo and invite him.

    • C. 

      Romeo is friends with the Capulets' servant and he will let him in

    • D. 

      Romeo is invited by Juliet

    • E. 

      It is a costume party and they have masks.

  • 19. 
    Why does Romeo not want to dance?
    • A. 

      He is too sad

    • B. 

      Mercutio makes fun of him

    • C. 

      It's not cool for guys to dance back then

    • D. 

      He has a bad ankle

    • E. 

      He doesn't like dancing

  • 20. 
    When Romeo and Juliet first meet, they use the following type of language while they flirt.
    • A. 

      Sexual

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Racist

    • D. 

      Religious

    • E. 

      Passionless

  • 21. 
    What does Juliet believe will happen to her if she finds out that Romeo is married?
    • A. 

      She will die

    • B. 

      She will have to kill his wife

    • C. 

      She will become a nun

    • D. 

      She will be alone forever

    • E. 

      She will kill herself

  • 22. 
    What does Romeo do while leaving the party?
    • A. 

      He tries to pick a fight with Tybalt

    • B. 

      He cries because he is sad about leaving Juliet

    • C. 

      He cries because he is sad about leaving Rosaline

    • D. 

      He climbs over a wall

    • E. 

      He tags the Capulet's wall with a giant M for Montague

  • 23. 
    What does Mercutio do to try to bring Romeo back to the group?
    • A. 

      He grabs him by the shirt, but Romeo pulls free

    • B. 

      He starts talking about Rosaline's body

    • C. 

      He warns Romeo how dangerous it is to be on the Capulet's property

    • D. 

      He starts singing Romeo's favorite song

    • E. 

      He recites a poem to Romeo about dreams

  • 24. 
    What does Friar Lawrence say about plants
    • A. 

      They are pretty and should be cared for by all people

    • B. 

      Being pretty like a flower is not as important as being a good person

    • C. 

      They have poison and medicine in them

    • D. 

      They can not compete with weeds (a metaphor for evil)

    • E. 

      They are illusions and should be distrusted

  • 25. 
    Why will Friar Lawrence help Romeo and Juliet?
    • A. 

      He thought that families should not stand between real love

    • B. 

      He thought it would better to marry them because he believed that they will have premarital sex

    • C. 

      He thought it would end the fight between their families

    • D. 

      He loves Romeo and wants him to be happy

    • E. 

      He wants to teach Lord Capulet a lesson

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