Romeo and Juliet- English Exam

Apothecary sells the main protagonist a deadly, fast acting poison
Lady capulet this character tells her husband to grab a crutch to fight and not a sword
Chorus Speaks twice during the play, functioning as a commentator on the action or basic meaning of the play
Prince Escalus This character loses a “brace of kinsmen”
Balthazar This loyal servant to the male protagonist rushes to mantua to bring the news of the protagonist’s love’s death
Mercutio A cousin and friend to the male protagonist. This character is a loyal friend and a peacemaker
Prince Escalus This character makes the laws and decisions in Verona and pronounces insightful commentary to what is happening in the play
Juliet Capulet This character with be 14 come Lammus Eve
Mercutio A kinsman to the prince and friend to the male protagonist. This character speaks eloquently and tends to dominate his companions with quick wit and teasing
Romeo Montague At first love sick over another girl
What does it mean that the houses are alike in dignity? Social standing
The grudge between the two families can be described as _______ Ancient
Star crossed means Ill fated
Civil blood makes civil hands unclean because Members of both families have killed one another
Prince Escalus declares that the next time the families disturb the peace, they will pay ________. With their lives
At the beginning of the play, Montague and Lady Montague are concerned about Romeo because _________. He hides in his room and has been miserable lately
Romeo claims he is in love as the play opens, but is unhappy because ______________. The girl does not love him back
Romeo alludes to Cupid because _____________. Cupid is the God of love
Capulet’s initial objection to Paris courting his daughter is due to what? Juliet’s disdain for marriage
Capulet allows that his consent is one part of the courtship agreement, but the other part is ___________. Juliet’s consent
After reviewing the Capulet servant’s list, Benvolio discovers that _________________. Rosaline will be attending the Capulet’s party
Juliet’s behavior toward her mother could be described as __________. Obedient
The nurse’s dialogue reveals Juliet’s age to be how old? 13; thirteen
Why does Lady Capulet not feel Juliet is too young to get married? She herself was a mother at Juliet’s age
When Tybalt discovers Romeo’s presence at the Capulet party, he does what? Tells capulet, who advices Tybalt to ignore Romeo
Throughout their first meeting, what do Romeo and Juliet compare themselves to? Pilgrims
What does the nurse say about the man who is lucky enough to marry Juliet? He will gain her money with the marriage
At the end of Act 2, Scene 1, what do Benvolio and Mercutio decide to do? Go home without Romeo
In Romeo’s opening speech in Act 2, Scene 2, he refers to Juliet as __________. The sun
Romeo claims he does not know what name he should identify himself by because _______________. His name is an enemy to Juliet, and therefore hateful to him.
Why does Juliet tell Romeo not to swear his love by the moon? The moon is constantly changing
At the end of the Act 2, Scene 2, Romeo promises to ___________. Send word to Juliet about his intentions
In Act 2, Scene 3, the friar believes Romeo never went to bed because He was with Rosaline
Romeo claims his love for Juliet is different from his love for Rosaline because ________________. Juliet loves him back, where Rosaline did not.
Friar Laurence believes the alliance between families might End the feud
What does the nurse warn Romeo against? Falsely leading Juliet on
Romeo arranges to send a man to the nurse with _______________. ropes for Juliet to make a ladder
When the nurse finally arrives at Juliet’s room in Act 2, Scene 5, she claims She is too tired to talk.
What will be Juliet’s excuse for leaving the house to go to church that afternoon? She will say she is going to confession
What advice does the Friar give Romeo about love? Love moderately
Why does Romeo refuse to fight Tybalt? Romeo is trying to respect Tybalt as Juliet’s family since they are now married.
Mercutio says the two houses have made “worm’s meat” of him because Their feud has caused his death
What finally causes Romeo to fight? Mercutio’s death and Tybalt’s triumph
Juliet first believes that who is dead in Act 3, Scene 2? Tybalt
Juliet will not speak badly about Romeo even after he kills Tybalt because He is her husband
The friar tells Romeo that the Prince ____________. Has ordered him banished, not killed
Why does the friar tell Romeo his “tears are womanish”? Romeo is overwrought with grief and refuses to be comforted
Romeo finds relief from his anguish when _____________. The nurse gives him Juliet’s ring
At the end of Act 3, Scene 3, Romeo leaves the friar to do what? Go visit Juliet
What does Lady Capulet plan to speak to Juliet about in the morning? Juliet’s upcoming marriage to Paris
Capulet believes Juliet will cooperate with the wedding plans fully because She has always been obedient to him
Juliet claims the nightingale is still singing because She wants to believe it is still dark so Romeo can stay
What is Juliet’s reaction to her mother’s news that the wedding has been planned for Thursday? She refuses to go through with the wedding
When Capulet hears of Juliet’s refusal to marry Paris, he does what? Threatens to disown her
The friar claims he is uneasy about Paris’ wedding to Juliet because It is being rushed, and Paris is not sure of Juliet’s feelings
Juliet claims she would do all of the following to be with Romeo EXCEPT what? Murder Paris and Capulet
After Juliet takes the potion, the friar will do what? Send a letter to Romeo telling him to come get Juliet
Capulet is so thrilled with Juliet’s behavior that he __________________ Moves the wedding up to the following day
After Act 4, Scene 2, Juliet asks the nurse to do what? Help her choose what she will wear to the wedding
Juliet asks the nurse to leave her alone _______________ So she can take the potion on her own.
Juliet worries that she will wake before Romeo arrives and Go insane, encounter Tybalt’s ghost, and suffocate in the tomb
Juliet has a fleeting suspicion that ______________. The potion might actually be a poison
Capulet calls the servant “loggerhead,” which means __________ blockhead
Finally, at the end of Act 4, Scene 4, Capulet tells the nurse to do what? waken Juliet because Paris has already arrived
Who discovers that Juliet appears to be dead? the nurse
Upon seeing that his daughter is “dead,” Capulet compares Juliet to what? a flower covered by an untimely frost
What news does Balthasar give Romeo at the beginning of Act 5? Juliet is dead
Why does the apothecary finally take Romeo’s money? he is poor
Why was Friar John prevented from delivering Romeo’s letter? He was quarantined due to an infectious illness in the town.
Friar Lawrence tells Friar John that ____________. Neglecting the letter could cause danger.
Before he can enter the tomb, Romeo encounters who? Paris
When Romeo sees Juliet in Act 5, Scene 3, he is struck by _______________. How beautiful she is, even in death.
Because Juliet finds Romeo dead, she _____________. Stabs herself with his dagger.
What proof does the Prince find for the events that took place? The Prince reads Romeo’s letter to Lord Montague.The Prince asks Balthasar to tell the truth. The Prince asks Paris’ page to tell the truth.
What peace has arrived in Verona at the end of the play? Peace between the Montagues and Capulets
“Oh, I am Fortune’s fool!” Romeo
“O swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her circled orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable. Juliet
“A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life.” Chorus
“This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a teauteous flower when next we meet.” Juliet
“Death lies on her like an untimely frost, Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.” Lord Capulet
“How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night, Like softest music to attending ears?” Romeo
“One fire burns out another’s burning, One pain is lessen’d by another’s anguish.” Benvolio
“What must be, shall be.” Juiet
“Peace? I hate the word as I hate hell and all Montagues.” Tybalt
“If you should lead her into a fool’s paradise, It were a very gross kind of behavior” Nurse
“This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.” Romeo
“Good night, good night. Parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.” Romeo
“For stony limits cannot hold love out, And what love can do that dares love attempt.” Juliet
“Death is my son-in-law, Death is my heir.” Friar Lawrence and Paris
“Affliction is enamored of thy parts, And thou art wed to calamity.” Romeo
William Shakespeare grew up in Stratford Upon Avon. True
All of Shakespeare’s 37 plays were written in iambic pentameter. True
The meter of a poem is determined by the number of consonant sounds in a word. False
An iamb is one type of poetic foot. True
The Globe Theater was built around a roofless courtyard, and surrounding the courtyard were two levels of galleries with benches. False
Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s famous history plays. False
“Fate” is a major theme in Romeo and Juliet. True
A soliloquy is a long speech given by one character to others on stage. False
A prologue is a preface or introductory part of a play. True
Shakespeare’s sonnets are always written with an abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme using iambic pentameter. True

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