Romeo and Juliet Act 2: Scene 4

What are Benvolio and Mercutio doing as the scene opens? Looking for Romeo.
Why do they think Romeo is behaving so strangely? Rosaline fell in love with him and they got together.
What new event in the Montague/Capulet feud does Mercutio and Belvolio know about that Romeo has no knowledge? Tybalt challenged Romeo to a duel.
How does Romeo respond to Mercutio’s jokes and puns in lines 35-61? Romeo plays along with it.
What conclusions does Mercutio reach about Romeo from the changes in Romeo’s mood? He’s back to his old self and they think his new love is not going to last.
What message does the Nurse deliver to Romeo? She tells him not to take advantage of Juliet. She threatens him again to not be a two-timer (stay with Juliet; no cheating).
What does the Romeo tell the Nurse about his plans? Romeo relays the time and informs the Nurse he has made the vow to get married.
What scheme has Romeo devised? First they will go to confession, as to cover up the marriage.
What is Romeo’s servant going to give the Nurse? A rope ladder to climb up Juliet’s balcony after the wedding.
What does Mercutio say about Tybalt’s ability as a swordsman? He is a Prince of Cats, a top ranked duellist.
What does Romeo compare the Nurse to, mocking her headdress and voluminous garments? a splendid rig
What does the Nurse ask Peter to give her? her fan
What joke does Mercutio make about the Nurse’s fan? He says, “It’s to hide her face; the fan is prettier!”
What does Romeo give to the Nurse? some money from his purse
What does the Nurse tell Romeo about Juliet’s other suitor? Juliet would rather see a toad than Paris