The line “Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books” includes an example of-a. personificationb. a punc. a metaphord. a simile D
The fight in Scene I starts when-a. the officer stirs up the two sidesb. Benvolio insults Tybaltc. Tybalt loses his temperd. Capulet and Montague servants quarrel over petty insults D
What is the subject of the conversation between the Nurse and Juliet at the end of Act I?a. The Nurse reminds Juliet of when Juliet was a baby.b. Juliet refuses to fall in love with anyone.c. Juliet wants the Nurse to identify Romeo.d. The Nurse encourages Juliet to marry Romeo. C
Adjectives that describe the character of Juliet are-a. intelligent and obedientb. sarcastic and angryc. shy and frightenedd. rebellious and angry A
Lord and Lady Capulet plan for their daughter to-a. marry Tybalt in two yearsb. not to attend a dance if they are not presentc. marry Paris in two yearsd. marry whomever she falls in love with C
Shakespeare uses a prologue to inform the audience that-a. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capuletb. Romeo is a fugitivec. Juliet is a widowd. the lovers from the feuding families will die D
Juliet first meets Romeo-a. on a walk in the woodsb. through Romeo’s friend Mercutioc. at the Capulets’ partyd. through her cousin Tybalt C
When Benvolio talks with Romeo, he finds his cousin-a. interested in everyone else’s situation but his ownb. focused on love and temperamentalc. prepared to fight anyone that insults a Montagued. happy-go-lucky and ready for fun B
All of the following words are archaic except-a. God-denb. haltc. cozd. ope B
Adjectives that describe the character of Tybalt are-a. clever and wittyb. lovesick and moodyc. intelligent and obedientd. saucy and hotheaded D
Mercutio can be described as a foil to Romeo because-a. he is much older than Romeob. he is a Capulet and Romeo is a Montaguec. unlike Romeo, he does not take love seriouslyd. he comes from a different class C
A tragedy is defined by all of the following qualities except-a. a character is responsible for his or her own downfallb. a happy ending results after serious actions and complicationsc. a main character diesd. serious action and unhappily B
What point does Prince Escalus of Verona make in his dramatic monologue to the Montague and Capulet families?a. Tybalt and Mercutio should duel to see which clan is strongest.b. Anyone who continues the feud between the families will be put to death.c. Montague family members should be invited to the Capulets’ party.d. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet should be allowed to marry each other. B
An aside is spoken-a. between a character and the play’s authorb. among characters in a playc. by a character to the audience or another character that others onstage are not supposed to herd. by a character or narrator who explains something about the play directly to the audienceACT ONE ENDS!__________________ C
What do J and R decide to do about their love?a. Have Friar Laurence marry themb. Montagues hide Juliet in the home after the couple has marriedc. Nurse will lead them out of Verona, away from their familiesd. They marry, with their parent’s permission when, Juliet turns 16 A
When the nurse brings Juliet the message from Romeo, the Nurse intensifies the moment by-a. going on about her pains, thus leaving Juliet in suspenseb. giving the message to Juliet’s mother instead of herselfc. betraying Romeo and encouraging Juliet to marry Parisd. refusing to pass on the message until she is properly tipped A
Mercutio engages Romeo in conversation about fashion in order to-a. Let Romeo speak about Juliet’s beautyb. Convince Romeo to send a letter to the house of Capuletc. Have Romeo match wits with himd. Prove to Benvolio that Romeo is intelligent C
Who says-“O, speak again, bright angel, for thou artAs glorious to his night, being o’er my head,As a winged messenger of heaven.”a. Jb. Rc. Mercutiod. Benvolio B
Juliet quickly admits her love to R because-a. he has overheard her thinking about her love for himb. she wants to marry himc. she is sure her love is trued. she is not a flirt A
When Juliet says “What’s a Montague? It is nor hand nor foot, nor arm, nor face. O, be some other name belonging to a man. What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet, she means-a. Mont is not an important name in Veronab. R name is an accident of birth, not an essential part of himc. R should take her last name when they marryd. It is wrong to fall in love with a Mont B
Tybalt sends a letter to Lord Mont and tells him-a. he will spy for them if he can marry Rosalineb. he has a feud to settle with Rc. J will marry him w Lord Cap permissiond. he is angry bc of jokes Merc makes about him B
Who says-“Though his face be better than any man’s, yet his leg excels all men’s; and for a hand and foot’ and a body, though they not to be talked on, yet they are past compare.”a. Tb. Rc. Fr Lad. N C
Fr La scolds R bc-a. R has been unfaithful to Rosalineb. R is causing trouble by wooing Jc. R is so unchangeable in loved. J is too young to marry C
The purpose of the humor rising for the Nurse’s comic character is to-a. provide relief from the tragedyb. indicate that J servants are foolishc. suggest that love has it’s funny sidesd.display Shake’s wit A
Even though the balcony scene contains some stage directions by Shakespeare, modern directors and actors must–a. research old productions of the play to discover how Shakespeare really meant it to be stagedb. change the props and sets as well as some of the action to match the timesc. interpret the play’s dialogue to decide where people are placed onstage and how they should moved. change the original dialogue to fit the kind of stage on which the play will be performed C
When a character delivers a soliloquy, he or she–a. speaks from behind a curtain or somewhere offstageb. expresses private thoughts to the audiencec. descries an event that is related to but not a part of the dialogue in the playd. directs his or her thoughts to other characters onstage B
Dramatic irony occurs–a. when Juliet is insecure about Romeo’s true feelingsb. when the friar believes he can unite the feuding familiesc. when the audience knows something that the characters in the play do notd. whenever Shakespeare stages a fight C
In the balcony scene, Romeo says to the audience, “Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this.” This form of speech is -a. dramatic ironyb. a monologuec. an asided. a soliloquy C
What is unusual about the MOntague clan at the Capulets’ party?a. They draw swords against Tybalt.b. Each of the clan dances with Juliet.c. They wear masks.d. Each of the Montagues makes a joke about Lord Capulet. C
In Scene I, Mercutio speaks the following line: “Tybalt, you ratcatcher, will you walk?” Mercutio wants Tybalt to-a. give up the fightb. join Mercutio for the eveningc. fightd. leave quietly C
At first, Romeo doesn’t want to fight Tybalt because Romeo-a. is a cowardb. is not related to Tybalt by marriagec. thinks that Mercutio has a better chance of beating Tybaltd. is on his way to marry Juliet B
The prince punishes Romeo by -a. sentencing him to deathb. annulling his marriagec. banishing him from Verona foreverd. sentencing him to jail C
When the prince arrives, Benvolio-a. promises to bring Romeo to the princeb. recounts the events of the killings to the princec. delivers a message from Romeo to Julietd. confesses to the killing of Tybalt to the prince B
All of the following consequences result from Romeo;s killing of Tybalt except-a. Juliet decides that Paris is more honorable than Romeob. Romeo and Juliet cannot reveal their marriagec. Juliet is to be married to Paris almost immediatelyd. Romeo is banished from Verona A
At first, Juliet responds to the news of Tybalt’s death with-a. anger toward Tybaltb. anger toward Romeoc. uncontrollable weepingd. anger toward both Romeo and Tybalt D
The Nurse helps Juliet by-a. persuading Juliet to tell Lord and Lady Capulet of her marriage to Romeob. going to Friar Laurence with a ring of Juliet’s for Romeoc. never arguing with Juliet and always praising Romeo d. hiding the news about Tybalt and Romeo from Juliet B
Which statement is true about Paris?a. His interest in Juliet lessens after Tybalt dies.b. He visits the house of Montague and speaks with Benvolio.c. He enjoys puns and games that match people’s wits.d. He wishes to marry a woman he has not courted. D
Lord Capulet responds to the death of Tybalt by -a. traveling to Mantua in order to murder Romeo himselfb. arranging the immediate marriage of Paris and Julietc. negotiating with the prince for Romeo’s banishmentd. asking Paris to leave Verona and await further word B
All of the following events happen at the conclusion of Act III except-a. the Nurse suggests that Juliet forget Romeo and marry Parisb. Juliet refuses to marry Parisc. Lord Capulet scorns his only child and vows to disown herd. Lady Capulet convinces Lord Capulet that Paris should leave Verona D
Because of a turning point the rest of the actions in a play-a. do not relate to the original conflictb. foreshadow the endingc. move toward either a hapy or unhappy endingd. introduce a new conflict that must also be resolved C
The turning point in Romeo and Juliet occurs when=a. Romeo and Juliet marryb. Mercutio is killedc. Romeo kills Tybaltd. Juliet’s parents arrange her marriage to Paris C
Which of the following events serves as a complication to the main conflict of Romeo and Juliet?a. At first, Romeo refuses to fight with Tybalt.b. Juliet receives news of Romeo and Tybalt from the Nurse.c. Friar Laurence tells Romeo to leave for Mantua by the next morning.d. Lord Capulet arranges for his daughter to marry Paris. D
Why does the Friar say this aside to Paris in scene 1?”I would I knew not why it should be slowed-Look, sir, here comes the lady towards my cell.”a. Bc R is hiding in the Friar’s cell, Fr La addresses R rather than Parisb. He doesn’t want his comment heard by Paris but by the audience, who know more of what’s going on than Paris does.c. He doesn’t like Paris, but to be polite, he whispers an insult before going on with more polite conversation.d. Throughout the play, Shakespeare has the Friar alternate between speaking a line of dialogue to a character and speaking a thought aloud to himself. B
As Juliet encounters more conflicts and problems, her character changes, and she-a. runs away from her problemsb. pushes away her elders and threatens suicidec. finds herself unable to make a decisiond. confesses that her life with Romeo is ill-fated and wants to leave him B
Which of the following statements provides the best paraphrasing of the following passage spoken by Juliet in Act IV? “What if it be a poison which the friar subtly hath ministered to have me dead, Lest in this marriage he should be dishonored Because he married me before to Romeo?”a. What if the friar wants me dead? He’s upset because I married Romeo first and now have to marry Paris.b. What if this poison the friar gave me doesn’t work? How can I let myself be dishonored by marrying someone other than Romeo?c. What if Friar gave e the real poison? Maybe he wants me dead because he is afraid his reputation will be ruined. Since the Friar has married me to Romeo, how can he marry me to someone else?d. What if the Friar made a mistake and gave me a vial of poison rather than a vial of sleeping potion? The Friar is a good man, but he might not be thinking clearly. C
“How Do I Love Thee?” relates to Act V of Romeo and Juliet in that it-a. explains how young people are blinded by loveb. describes love based on youth and beautyc. expresses how love exists even after deathd. tells of love as an everyday, ordinary event C
The speaker of “Your Laughter” believes that his love’s laughter-a. keeps him aliveb. grows plantsc. makes him laugh, tood. is violent C
How does “heaven,” or “fate,” punish the Capulets and the Montagues for their feud?a. Their children keep secrets from them.b. The Prince becomes angry at the two families.c. Both families are disgraced through their children’s behavior.d. Their children fall in love but lose their lives as a result of the feud. D
During the course of the play, we see Juliet change as she-a. becomes more and more determined to be with Romeob. becomes extremely confused over what she desires and what others expectc. falls more and more deeply in love with Romeod. clashes with her parents over whom she should marry A
Romeo’s servant-not Friar John- brings Romeo news that-a. Juliet needs helpb. his banishment is canceledc. Juliet must marry Parisd. Juliet is dead D
The prince learns the truth about Romeo and Juliet from-a. the Nurseb. Lord Capuletc. Friar Laurenced. a farewell letter Juliet has written C
Which statement summarizes the speaker’s feeling about love in “How Do I Love Thee?”a. Love is something the speaker feels only at certain times and during certain events in her life.b. The speaker wants no more of love after she counts the ways in which she has failed at love in the past.c. The fourteen ways in which the speaker believes a person can love another are identified, one in each line of the poem.d. The speaker loves someone always, purely, without fear or doubt, even after death. D
The Capulets, the Nurse, and Paris react to Juliet’s supposed death with-a. restrained griefb. anger and thoughts of revengec. anguished cries of griefd. regret for how they treated her C
In her soliloquy, Juliet admits that-a. she is afraidb. hiding with her cousin’s body would be unbearablec. she believes in ghostsd. death is better than losing Romeo A
Friar Laurence sets a plan in motion. Which of the following details is not part of his plan?a. Juliet will wake up alone int he family vault.b. Romeo will take her to Mantua after she wakes up.c. Juliet should drink the vial of liquid.d. Juliet should consent to marry Paris. A
What is the last thing that happens between Paris and Juliet?a. Paris agrees to marry someone other than Juliet.b. Juliet tells Paris about Romeo.c. Paris kises Juliet.d. Friar Laurence marries Juliet and Paris. C
Friar Laurence thinks Juliet is brave enough to take the sleeping potion because-a. she is unwilling to marry Paris and lose Romeob. it is her only hope of escaping marriage to Parisc. she has said that lying in a tomb is better than life without Romeod. if she is brave enough to die, she is brave enough to fake death D
How is Juliet’s supposed death discovered?a. Lord Capulet enters the chamber to speak with his daughter.b. Paris brings a wedding gift to Juliet’s chamber. c. Friar Laurence checks on Juliet in her chambers.d. The Nurse goes to wake Juliet on her wedding day. D
What does Paris think of Juliet’s state of mind when he visits Friar Laurence?a. promising to marry Paris on Thursday but not on Wednesdayb. confessing her secret marriage but promising to have it annulledc. agreeing to marry Paris and act as an obedient daughterd. threatening to take her own life if she must marry Paris C
While Juliet puts Friar Laurence’s plan into action, she asks the Nurse to-a. deliver a message to Romeo in Mantuab. stay with Lady Capulet for the nightc. play music with Peter and the musiciansd. go to speak with Friar Laurence B
A possible reason Shakespeare includes the scene between Peter and the musicians is to-a. illustrate that life goes on amid tragedyb. highlight the violence that exists between charactersc. add more complications to the plotd. foreshadow important events A
Which of the following sentences best states a possible theme of the play?a. Love conquers all.b. Arranged marriages are the most successful.c. Hatred leads to violence, destruction, and waste.d. Children, obey your parents. C
When Balthasar and Romeo reach the Capulet vault, Balthasar says tot he audience: “For all this same, I’ll hide me hereabout. His looks I fear, and his intents I doubt.” These lines are an example of-a. a turning pointb. dynamic characterc. a dramatic foild. an aside D
The climax of the play occurs when-a. Romeo is killed.b. Juliet stabs herself and diesc. Romeo takes his lifed. Paris is killed B
When Romeo hears that Juliet is dead, the dramatic irony lies in the fact that-a. Juliet is already wed to Parisb. the audience knows Juliet is not deadc. Romeo feels deep griefd. Juliet lies in the Capulet tomb B
When Romeo arrives at the tomb, he discovers Paris and -a. is jealous and surprisedb. quarrels with him for a long timec. they attempt to awaken Julietd. kills him in a duel D
When paraphrasing text, it is most important to-a. change the tone so not to imitate the authorb. understand the main idea of the original passagec. shorten the wordingd. summarize only the details of the text B
At the play’s end both families plan to-a. go into seclusionb. erect a memorial to the loversc. punish the friar for his sinsd. hold combined funeral services B

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