Romeo and Juliet act II quiz

After Capulet’s ball why does Romeo run away from his friends Benvolio and Mercutio? Because he must be with Juliet
Who overhears Juliet speaking aloud her loving thoughts of Romeo? Romeo
Why does Juliet say she does not want Romeo to swear his love by the moon? Because the moon always changes.
Before parting, the young lovers decide to do what the next day? Juliet will arrange for a messenger to meet Romeo and bring back news of the wedding.
What does Friar Lawrence observe in his soliliquy about the herbs and plants he gathered in his basket? They are both deadly and healthful.
Who agrees to perform the wedding ceremony of Romeo and Juliet? Why? Friar Lawrence because he thinks it will bring the two families together.
Why is Mercutio worried about Tybalt’s challenge to the Montagues? Tybalt is an excellent duelist and Romeo has already been stabbed to death by love.
What excuse does Juliet use for going to Friar Lawrence’s cell? She needs to go to shrift (confession).
How does Romeo plan to enter Juliets house on their wedding night? By rope ladder.
Why does Romeo say this line, “He jests at scars that never felt a wound”? He thinks that Mercutio shouldn’t make fun of him because he doesn’t know what it’s like to be hurt in love.
Who speaks these lines, “But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!”? Romeo
These lines have an example of what literary term, “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow That I shall say good night till it be morrow.”? oxymoron
Who speaks these lines, “The earth that’s nature’s mother is her tomb; What is her burying grave that is her womb.”? Friar Lawrence
What is Friar Lawrence warning of in this line, “These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder.”? This impulsive and hasty marriage could end violently.
These lines have an example of what literary term?”The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night.” Personification
These lines have an example of what two literary terms?”Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,Who is already sick and pale with griefThat thou her maid art far more fair than she.” Metaphor and Personification
These lines have an example of symbolism. What is the symbol and what does it symbolize?”What’s in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet.So Romeo would, were he not Romeo called,Retain that dear perfection which he owes”Without that title. . . The rose symbolizes love.
What does Tybalt’s letter to Montague tell him? He wants a duel with Romeo.
In Act II, the action focuses on the plans of Romeo and Juliet. When the Nurse brings Juliet the message from Romeo, the Nurse instensifies the moment by Going on about her aches and pains, thus leaving Juliet in suspense.
When a character delivers a soliliquy, he or she expresses private thoughts when the character is or thinks he or she is alone.
In the balcony scene, Romeo says directly to the audience, “Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?”What is this form of speech called? aside
What does Juliet mean when she says, “Deny thy father and refuse thy name”? Pretend you’re not a Montague.
Why does Friar Lawrence initially question Romeo’s love for Juliet? Because he was just in love with Rosaline.
What does Juliet mean when she says,” Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good night till it be morrow”? She doesn’t want to leave Romeo, but is happy she will see him the next day to get married.
What happens at the end of Act II that is not written to necessariy be seen on stage? Romeo and Juliet get married.
What does Romeo compare Juliet to when he sees her on the balcony? the sun
What does Friar Lawrence collect when he first appears in the play? Weeds and flowers.
The contrasts between Romeo’s character and those of both Friar Lawrence and Mercutio help to emphasize Romeo’s attitude about __________. Love
Benvolio is a round character because he has many personality traits.
What makes Romeo’s love for Juliet different from his love for Rosaline? Unlike Rosaline, Juliet return Romeo’s love.
Benvolio and Mercutio’s sociability helps to emphasize Romeo’s ____________ moodiness/depression
Juliet sends the nurse to Romeo for what purpose? To find out the time and place of the wedding.
How long is the nurse away before returning? 3 hours.
Friar Lawrence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet because: He believes it will end the family feud.
Juliet’s change of mind about marriage is an example of what type of irony? Situational irony
What does Romeo say about Juliet’s eyes? They are so bright they could replace the stars in heaven.
Why is Juliet embarrassed that Romeo overheard her balcony speech? Because he might think that she is too quickly won; she gave her love too easily
This character teases the Nurse and Romeo in Act II, scene iv. Mercutio
At the end of Act II, what two people, other than Romeo and Juliet, know about the marriage between the young lovers? Friar Lawrence and Nurse
What is Mercutio’s nickname for Tybalt? Prince of Cats
Why does Romeo tell Juliet that if his name was written on a piece of paper, he would tear it up (“Had I it written, I would tear the word.”)? Names are what cause all the problems between them.
Fill in the blank:”O Romeo, O Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy _________ and refuse thy name.” father

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