Shakespeare Scavenger Hunt & Romeo and Juliet Act 1

What was Shakespeare’s nickname? “The Bard”
Who was Queen during Shakespeare’s life? Queen Elizabeth
What is the name of Shakespeare’s hometown? Stratford-Upon-Avon, England
Who was Shakespeare’s wife? Anne Hathaway
What are Shakespeare’s genres? Tragedies and Comedies
How many plays did Shakespeare write? 37
What happened in 1596? Shakespeare’s son, Hammet, died at the age of 11
What was Shakespeare’s role in The Globe? It was built by his playing company “Lord Chamberlain’s Men”, He was part owner
How were female roles played? They were played by young boys because women were not allowed on stage
In the Prologue, what does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers? They will commit suicide
What does the Prince say he will do to anyone who fights in the future? They will be sentanced to death
How does Benvolio say the fighting began? Montague’s servants were fighting with their enemy’s servants so Benvolio tried to break it up but Tybalt was taughting him and then everyone started fighting
According to Benvolio and Mercutio, how had Romeo been acting lately? Depressed
What’s Benvolio’s advice to Romeo about Rosaline/love? To just forget it
In scene 2, what does Capulet tell Paris he will have to do in order to marry Juliet? He must wait two years, but if he can win her heart and convince her to love him, then he can marry Juilet
Why does the servant ask Romeo to read the list of guests who are invited to the party at the Capulets? The servant can’t read
What makes Romeo decide to go to the party? He wants to see Rosaline
In scene 3 we learn Juliet is how old? 13 turning 14
What is the nurse’s opinion of Paris? He’s a great man and he’s so perfect that it seems as if he was sculpted from wax
How do Romeo and friends plan to hide their identity at the Capulet’s Party? Wearing masks
At the end of scene 4, what does Romeo fear? Something bad will happen that will end in his death
How does Romeo react when he first see’s Juliet? He falls in love with her
What does Romeo compare Juilet to? A jewel in a ethiop’s ear
How does Juliet react to Romeo in their first meeting? She falls in love with him
How does Tybalt react to the news that Romeo is at the party? How does Capulet react? Tybalt wants Romeo to be killed but Capulet told Tybalt to leave him alone and to calm down since he had a good reputation and he doesn’t want anyone to fight.