ACT 5, Romeo and Juliet study guide with answers

What news does Balthasar bring to Romeo? He brings the news of Juliet’s death.
After hearing the news, where does Romeo plan to go? To the apothecary to buy the poison, then to the Capulet tomb to see Juliet.
Why does Paris go to the Capulet tomb? To bring flowers to Juliet’s tomb and mourn her death.
Why does Paris think Romeo has come to the tomb? to do horrible things to the bodies of Juliet and her cousin
Why did Romeo not receive Friar Lawerence’s message? Friar John did not make it to Romeo due to a plague outbreak. Friar John was quarantined.
Friar’s Lawerence’s plan as he headed to the Capulet tomb was to……. He will bring Juliet to his cell and send a new message to Romeo
How does Romeo kill himself’? He drinks poison
How does Juliet kill herself? She uses a dagger to stab herself.
Who gives the speech at the end of the play? The Prince
How does “fate” punish the Montagues and the Capulets Their children fall in love but lose their lives as a result of the feud.