|Why do Sampson and Gregory fight with Montague’s men?
|They are fighting for their master, who is a Capulet.
|Benvolio and Tybalt come upon the servants fighting. How do they react to the fight?
|Benvolio tries to break it up, but Tybalt wants to fight
|When Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, they want to fight, too. What do their wives say?
|The old men should stop fighting.
|What ended the opening skirmish?
|The prince threatened them all with death if they fought.
|Why is Romeo so sad?
|The girl he loves does not want to get married.
|In Act I Scene ii, Paris asks Capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage. What is Capulet’s reply?
|Paris should wait two years until Juliet is older.
|Why is Capulet giving a feast?
|He wants Juliet to meet suitable bachelors.
|Why does Romeo decide to go to the feast even though (being a Montague) he is not invited?
|Rosaline, the girl he loves, will be there.
|Describe Juliet’s relationship with her family in Act I.
|They have a good relationship. She tries to please her parents.
|At the end of Act I Scene iv, what does Romeo tell Benvolio, foreshadowing future action in the play?
|“For my mind misgivesSome consequence, yet hanging in the stars. Shall bitterly begin his fearful dateWith this night’s revels, and expire the term Of a despised life closed in my breast.By some vile forfeit of untimely death.”
|What does Romeo mean when he says, “Oh, dear account! My life is my foe’s debt”?
|His love for Juliet has brought him out of his depression. Since she is a Capulet,he owes his enemy for his new happiness.
|In Act II Scene ii, Romeo and Juliet profess their love for one another. Juliet is to contactRomeo (through a servant) the next day. Why?
|She will get information about where and when they will be married.
|Why does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
|He hopes that it will help to end the feud between the families.
|What message does Nurse take to Juliet?
|She should go to Friar Lawrence’s cell that afternoon to be married.
|What warning does Friar Laurence give Romeo, foreshadowing future events of the play?
|These violent delights have violent ends,And in their triumph die, like fire and powderWhich as they kiss consume.
|In Act III, Mercutio and Benvolio get into a conflict with Tybalt. What does Romeo do whenhe comes upon them? Why?
|Tybalt is now his cousin by marriage, and Romeo does not want to fight.
|How do Mercutio and Tybalt die?
|Tybalt kills Mercutio, and Romeo kills Tybalt.
|What punishment did the Prince give Romeo for fighting?
|For whom did Juliet decide to weep?
|Lady Capulet goes to tell Juliet about the plans for the marriage between Juliet and Paris. What is Juliet’s reaction?
|She says she will not marry now but when she does, she will marry Romeo.
|What is Capulet’s reaction when Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
|He raves about her ungratefulness and tells her if she doesn’t marry Paris, he willhave nothing more to do with her.
|What advice does Nurse give to Juliet?
|Forget Romeo since he is probably out of her life anyway, and marry Paris.
|Why does Juliet go to Friar Laurence’s cell?
|She wants to get his advice.
|What plans do Friar Laurence and Juliet make?
|Juliet should agree to marry Paris. On the eve of her wedding, she should drinka potion that will make her appear dead. After it wears off, she should go to Mantuato be with Romeo.
|What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? How does Romeo react?
|Balthasar tells Romeo of Juliet’s death. Romeo rushes out to the apothecary toget poison. He goes to Juliet’s grave to drink the poison.
|What went wrong with the Friar’s plan?
|His letter never got to Romeo, so Romeo didn’t know that Juliet was not really dead.
|What are the circumstances of Paris’ death?
|Paris and Romeo meet at Juliet’s tomb. Paris starts a fight, and Romeo kills him.
|After she wakes up from being drugged, why does Juliet kill herself with Romeo’s dagger?
|She sees Romeo dead from the poison. Since there is no poison left, she killsherself with his dagger.
Romeo And Juliet Multiple Choice
July 11, 2019