Romeo and Juliet Act I Test Review

What event does the Prologue foreshadow?a. The deaths of Romeo and Julietb. The marriage of Romeo and Julietc. The death of Romeo’s and Juliet’s childd. The marriage of Paris and Juliet A . The deaths of Romeo and Juliet
Abram and Balthasar, who appear in Scene i, are examples ofa. flat characters. b. typical servants.c. round characters. d. hot-headed young men. A flat characters
In these lines, what is Prince Escalus’ message to Capulet and Montague?”If ever you disturb our streets again,Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.”a. Capulet and Montague have been responsible for three brawls.b. The city streets have been much disturbed.c. “Ancient citizens” have had to take up arms.d. Capulet and Montague will pay with their lives if there are further disturbances. D Capulet and Montague will pay with their lives if there are further disturbances.
Choose the item that best restates Capulet’s answer to Paris’s request to marry Juliet.”But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart;My will to her consent is but a part.And she agreed, within her scope of choiceLies my consent and fair according voice, . . . “a. Woo her gently, Paris. When you get her heart, you will have my consent.b. Woo her until you win her over. I will ask her to consent as well.c. Win her heart, gentle Paris. My wanting her to consent is only a part of the process. If she agrees, then you have my consent as well.d. Win her heart, Paris. I shall will her to consent, for my part. Once she agrees, having had a fair choice, I will agree too. C Win her heart, gentle Paris. My wanting her to consent is only a part of the process. If she agrees, then you have my consent as well.
By comparing Paris to a book, Lady Capulet encourages Juliet toa. ignore his looks completely. b. study all his features carefully.c. listen to his wisdom. d. look only at his eyes. B study all his features carefully.
Romeo agrees with Benvolio’s plan to go to Capulet’s party because he hopes toa. forget his love for Rosaline. b. catch a glimpse of Rosaline.c. challenge Tybalt to a fight. d. make peace with the Capulets. B catch a glimpse of Rosaline.
What makes Romeo reluctant to go to the party?a. He is afraid of angering Capulet.b. He had a fearful dream of his death.c. He is afraid of upsetting his father.d. Mercutio has warned him against going. B He had a fearful dream of his death.
In Scene v at the Capulet feast, Capulet is a dramatic foil for Tybalt becausea. they both know the Montagues are present, but no one else is aware of it.b. his enjoyment of the guests differs from Tybalt’s experience.c. they are both somewhat upset.d. his tolerance of the Montagues contrasts with Tybalt’s outrage. D his tolerance of the Montagues contrasts with Tybalt’s outrage.
In Scene v, why does Capulet allow Romeo to remain at the feast?a. He wants to keep an eye on him and see what he’s up to.b. He wants to confront Romeo later when there aren’t so many people around.c. He is annoyed and wants to deal with Romeo in his own way.d. He will not allow a well-mannered guest to be insulted in his home. D He will not allow a well-mannered guest to be insulted in his home.
What obstacles to Romeo and Juliet’s relationship are already apparent in Act I?a. The families’ rivalry and Lady Capulet’s refusal to allow Juliet to marry so youngb. The families’ rivalry and Capulet’s desire for Juliet to marry Parisc. Montague’s refusal to allow the relationship and Benvolio’s own affection for Julietd. The Prince’s refusal to allow the families to mix and Romeo’s affection for Rosaline B The families’ rivalry and Capulet’s desire for Juliet to marry Paris
What detail about Montague helps to make him a round character?a. The description of his homeb. The concern he shows over his son’s unhappinessc. The description of his relationship with his wifed. The unpleasant way he treats Benvolio B The concern he shows over his son’s unhappiness
What is the purpose of text aids?a. To keep track of scenesb. To provide information about unfamiliar languagec. To indicate the setting and give stage directionsd. To indicate who is speaking B To provide information about unfamiliar language
Act I of Romeo and Juliet is mainly about the Capulet-Montague family feud anda. Romeo and Juliet’s first meeting.b. Romeo’s unrequited love for Rosaline.c. Paris’s desire to marry Juliet.d. Juliet’s interest in marriage. A Romeo and Juliet’s first meeting.
What is Mercutio’s view of dreams?a. They should be taken seriously. b. To believe in them is foolish.c. They only happen to wicked people. d. Dreams are an altered state of reality. B To believe in them is foolish.
What poetic device does Shakespeare use frequently in the play regarding the rhythym?a. sonnetic device b. iambic perameterc. islambic realiter d. iambic pentameter D iambic pentameter
According to the Prologue, what is the result of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths?a. the nurse also kills herself b. Romeo’s mother dies from griefc. the feud between the families ends d. Paris vows to never marry C the feud between the families ends
The Prince says that the men who are fighting act that way because of a “pernicious rage.” What does pernicious mean?a. Long-standing b. Childishc. Ruinous d. Jealous C ruinous
When Romeo’s tears are “augmenting the fresh morning’s dew,” they area. adding to it. b. making it change colors.c. drying it up. d. putting it to shame. A adding to it.
Choose the word or phrase that is most nearly opposite in meaning.perniciousa. deadly b. pleasantc. beneficial d. polite C
Choose the word or phrase that is most nearly opposite in meaning.transgressiona. gratitude b. complaintc. sadness d. generosity A
Choose the word or phrase that is most nearly opposite in meaning.portentousa. lucky b. loomingc. ominous d. dreadful A
Choose the word or phrase that is most nearly opposite in meaning.disparagementa. benevolent b. malicec. insulting d. slander A
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”From forth the fatal loins of these two foesA pair of star-crossed lovers take their life.” Chorus/Audience/Prologue
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the wordAs I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.” Tybalt/Benvolio/fight in Scene i
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart.My will to her consent is but a part.” Lord Capulet/Paris/when Paris asks to marry Juliet in Scene ii
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”Compare her face to some that I will showAnd I will make thee think thy swan a crow.” Benvolio/Romeo/Scene ii discussion about Rosaline
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”I’ll look to like if looking liking move,But no more deep will I endart mine eyeThan your consent gives strength to make it fly.” Juliet/Lady Capulet/Scene iii discussion about marriage
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”If ever you disturb our streets againYour lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.” Prince Escalus/Capulets & Montagues/Scene i after brawl
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”I fear too early for my mind misgivesSome consequence yet hanging in the starsShall bitterly begin this fearful dateWith this night’s revels, and expire the termOf a despised life closed in my breastBy some vile fortune of untimely death.” Romeo/himself (audience)/end of Scene iv
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”I would not for the wealth of all this townHere in my house do him disparagementTherefore be patient, take no note of him.” Lord Capulet/Tybalt/Scene v (at the party)
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”Did my heart love till now? Forswear it sightFor I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” Romeo/himself(audience)/Scene v when he first sees Juliet
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When? “God gi go-den. I pray sir, can you read?” Servant (illiterate)/Romeo/Scene ii
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When?”This by his voice must be a Montague.Fetch me my rapier, boy. What, dares the slaveCome hither, covered in an antic face…” Tybalt/self (audience) and servant/Scene v when he spots Romeo
Who is the speaker? To whom is it spoken? When? “My only love sprung from my only hateToo early seen unknown and known too late.” Juliet/self (audience)/end of Scene v when she learns of Romeo’s identity
TRUE or FALSE?Benvolio is known as a peacemaker. TRUE
TRUE or FALSE?Capulet agrees to let Paris marry Juliet immediately. FALSE
TRUE or FALSE?Romeo is lovesick over Rosaline. TRUE
TRUE or FALSE?Benvolio is invited to Capulet’s party, but not Romeo. FALSE
TRUE or FALSE?Sampson and Tybalt are fighting each other. FALSE
TRUE or FALSE?A pun is a play on words with similar sounds. TRUE
TRUE or FALSE?Mercutio is Romeo’s cousin. FALSE
TRUE or FALSE?All of the action in Act One takes place in one day. TRUE
TRUE or FALSE?Paris is a kinsman of the Prince. TRUE
TRUE or FALSE?The play is set in Verona, Italy. TRUE
Why do Sampson and Gregory fight with Montague’s men?a. Montague’s men pushed Sampson against the wall.b. Gregory hurt one of the Montague women.c. They are fighting for their master, who is a Capulet.d. Montague’s men wouldn’t let them pass. C
Benvolio and Tybalt come upon the servants fighting. How do they react to the fight?a. They both ignore it.b. Benvolio tries to break it up, but Tybalt wants to fightc. Benvolio wants to fight, but Tybalt runs away.d. They both encourage the servants to fight. B
When Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, they want to fight, too. What do their wives say?a. Let the servants do the fightingb. Join in the fight and help the men.c. The women want to fight too.d. The old men should stop fighting. D
What ended the opening skirmish?a. The prince threatened them all with death if they fought.b. The Montagues wounded a Capulet servant.c. The Capulet servants got scared and ran away.d. Montague and Capulet told the servants to stop. A
Why is Romeo so sad?a. He wanted to fight, but he missed it.b. The girl he loves does not want to get married.c. He had an argument with his cousin Benvolio.d. He just lost his best friend. B
In Act I Scene ii, Paris asks Capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage. What is Capulet’s reply?a. Paris needs more money to support her.b. Juliet does not want to marry anyone.c. Juliet’s mother does not approve of Paris.d. Paris should wait two years until Juliet is older. D
Why is Capulet giving a feast?a. It is his wife’s birthdayb. He has just conquered the Montagues.c. He wants Juliet to meet suitable bachelors.d. He is celebrating the end of the fight with the Montagues. C
Why does Romeo decide to go to the feast even though (being a Montague) he is not invited?a. Rosaline, the girl he loves, will be there.b. He wants to make peace with the Capulets.c. Benvolio offers to introduce him to Juliet.d. His favorite foods are going to be served. A
Describe Juliet’s relationship with her family in Act I.a. They have a good relationship. She tries to please her parents.b. She is very defiant. Her parents are angry with her.c. Her parents are too busy to pay attention to her.d. Juliet is afraid of them, because they are cruel to her A
What does Romeo mean when he says, “Oh, dear account! My life is my foe’s debt”?a. Although the dinner was expensive, he didn’t enjoy it.b. He is glad that Tybalt left the banquet without fighting.c. His love for Juliet has brought him out of his depression. Since she is a Capulet, he owes his enemy for his new happiness.d. He went to the party to get a glimpse of Rosaline. When he saw Rosaline dancing with another young man, he felt jealous and angry. C
About how old is Juliet? 13
Who speaks these lines? About? Literary device(s) used?O, She doth teach the torches to burn bright!It seems she hangs upon the cheek of nightAs a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear– Romeo/Juliet/imagery & simile
Who speaks these lines? To? Example of?Tut! I have lost myself; I am not here;This is not Romeo, he’s some other where. Romeo/Benvolio/Couplet
Who speaks these lines? About? Example of?My only love, sprung from my only hate!Too early seen unknown, and known too late!Prodigious birth of love it is to meThat I must love a loathed enemy. Juliet/Romeo/couplets
Speaker? To whom are these lines spoken?This night I hold an old accustomed feast,Whereto I have invited many a guest,Such as I love; and you among the store,One more, most welcome, makes my number more. Lord Capulet to Paris
The following lines have an example of what?Romeo: The game was ne’er so fair, and I am done.Mercutio: Tut! Dun’s the mouse, the constable’s own word. / If thou art Dun, we’ll draw thee from the mire. Pun
Who speaks these lines? To whom?O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you.She is the fairies’ midwife, and she comesIn shape no bigger than an agate stoneOn the forefinger of an alderman,Drawn with a team of little atomiesOver men’s noses as they lie asleep. Mercutio/Romeo
Who speaks this line? To whom? About?It is an honor that I dream not of. Juliet/Lady Capulet/marriage
These lines have an example of what literary term?[M]y mind misgivesSome consequence yet hanging in the starsShall bitterly begin his fearful dateWith this night’s revels and expire the termOf a despised life, closed in my breast,By some vile forfeit of untimely death. foreshadowing
Who is being described in these lines? Example of?With Cupid’s arrow. She hath Dian’s wit . . . O, she is rich in beauty; only poorThat, when she dies, with beauty dies her store. Rosaline/analogy
Who speaks these lines? To whom?If I profane with my unworthiest handThis holy shrine, the gentle sin is this:My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready standTo smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss. Romeo/Juliet
The following lines are an example of what?Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight!For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night. Couplet
The main purpose of the Prologue to Romeo & Juliet is to:A. demonstrate the wisdom of Prince EscalusB. get the audience to “settle down” and watchC. explain/set the scene for the entire playD. explain how the main conflict began C
Which event in Romeo and Juliet does the Prologue foreshadow?A. the marriage of Romeo and RosalineB. the deaths of Romeo and JulietC. the marriage of Romeo and JulietD. the deaths of Sampson and Gregory B
What is Shakespeare’s main purpose of beginning the play with the public feud?A. to show how different the social classes of the Montagues and Capulets areB. to show the ongoing chaos that the feud has createdC. to show how much Romeo and Juliet are in loveD. to show that the citizens respect Prince Escalus B
What is the best definition of dialogue?A. conversation between charactersB. the overall theme of a storyC. hints at later events in a playD. descriptive language A
Which of the following words best describes Tybalt’s personality?A. humorousB. hot-temperedC. caringD. passive B
Which of the following is the best definition for stage directions?A. notes about how the play should be performedB. notes about allusions to characters from mythologyC. notes about how to pronounce words in the textD. notes about meter, rhythm, and rhyme A
Act 1 reveals the feud, the lovers’ feeling for each other, the tendency of the characters to act impulsively based on their passions, and the theme of fate. All of this information makes up what portion of the play’s plot? exposition
Romeo and Juliet meeting and falling in love at the end of Act I serves as what portion of the plot? inciting incident
A unifying idea that is a recurring element in a literary or artistic work is known as a _____________. motif

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