SpRiNg MiDtErM : Romeo and Juliet ALL tests

What event does the prologue foreshadow ? The Marriage of Romeo and Juliet
Abram and Balthasar , who appear in Scene 1 , are examples of 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 “ 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 . 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 to Study all his features carefully
Romeo agrees with Benvolio’s plan to go to Capulet’s party because he hopes to Forget his love for Rosaline
What makes Romeo reluctant to go to the party ? He has had a premonition of his death
In scene v at the Capulet feast , Capulet is a dramatic foil for Tybalt because His tolerance of the Montagues contrast with Tybalts outrage
In scene v , why does capulet allow Romeo to remain at the feast? 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 1 ? The families rivalry and Capulet’s desire for Juliet to marry Paris
What detail about Montague helps to make him a round character ? The concern he shows over his son’s unhappiness
Benvolio is a round character because he has many personality traits.
What is the purpose of text aids ? To provide information about unfamiliar language
Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet is mainly about the Capulet-Montague family feud and Romeo and Juliet’s first meeting
The prince says that the men who are fighting act that way because of a ” pernicious Rage.” What does pernicious mean ? Ruinous
When Romeo’s tears are “augmenting the fresh mornings dew ,” they are Adding to it
The ruler that was alive for most of Shakespeare’s life was Elizabeth 1
Women were allowed to act during the Elizabethan Era. False
Which of these characters are round ? Mercutio
Where a person would sit in the Globe Theatre depended upon which factor ? Socioeconomic status
Act 2 test 0-o
In Scene ii , Juliet says ” this bud of love , by summer’s ripening breath ,/ May prove a beauteous flow’r when next we meet” , What is the “summer’s ripening breath” ? The heat of the sun
What point is Juliet making when she speaks these lines ? ” what’s in a name ? That which we call a rose/ by any other name could smell as sweet .” She loves Romeo even though he is a Montague
Following are the first four lines of the Prologue. Choose the line that is written in iambic pentameter That fair for which love groaned for and and would die
Juliet speaks the following lines in Act 2 , Scene ii. What effect does the third line have ? It’s shortness calls attention to the which Juliet speaks as well as to the words that follow.
What is the one key to reading blank verse ? Pay attention to punctuation rather than line endings
In agreeing to marry Romeo and Juliet , Friar Lawerence shows that he Looks beyond the the immediate event
Benvolio and Mercutio’s sociability helps to emphasize Romeo’s Moodiness
Benvolio and Mercutio are concerned about the letter that has arrived at Romeo’s father’s house because they Doubt that Romeo’s ability to win a duel with Tybalt
Benvolio serves as a foil for Mercutio because Benvolio is more Serious
The contrast between Romeo’s character and those of both Friar Lawerence and Mercutio help to emphasize Romeo’s attitude about Love
Which of the following pairs of lines is a rhymed couplet ? But passion lends them power , time means to meet // Temp’ring extremities with extreme sweet
What makes Romeo’s love for Juliet different from his love for Rosaline ? Unlike Rosaline , Juliet returns Romeo’s love.
Act 2 is mainly about Romeo and Juliet’s decision to get married
Why does Friar advise Romeo to “love moderately ” just before Juliet arrives ? He has seen Romeo in and out of love before and hopes Romeo is not acting to hastily.
blank verse is Unrhymed verse written in iambic pentameter
In scene ii , Juliet says ” ill prove more true/ than those that have more cunning to be strange.” Cunning means Cleverness
In scene iii Friar Lawrence says , ” For naught so vile that on earth doth live / But to the earth some special good doth give ; ” Vile means Evil
The word predominant means Having superior strength or influence
Iamb means Foot
pentameter five feet
Act 3 <3
Choose the item that most accurately paraphrases the following passage at the opening of Act 3 , scene i Mercutio its too hot to fight , lets just go and leave before it gets crazy
What event does this opening passage of Act 3 hint at or foreshadow ? It foreshadows the fight of Mercutio and Tybalt which leads to their death
Romeo is motivated to kill Tybalt because Tybalt has killed Mercutio
In Act III, Juliet addresses the nurse in a monologue that begins “O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face!/ Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?/… Despised substance of divinist show!/ Just opposite to what thou justly seem’st-/ A damned saint, an honorable villain!” Juliet is responding to the news of which event? The death of Tybalt by Romeos hand
what emotion is Juliet feeling in the ” O serpent heart ” monologue quoted in the previous question ? confusion
Which is the best paraphrase of the following passage? Nurse. Hie to your chamber. I’ll find Romeo To comfort you. I wot well where he is. Hark ye, your Romeo will be here at night. I’ll to him; he is hid at Lawrence’ cell. go to your chamber ill go look for Romeo to give you comfort , he’s probably with Lawerence
In Act III, Scene iii, in Friar Lawrence’s cell, Romeo addresses Friar Lawrence in a monologue that begins with the lines “Tis torture, and not mercy. Heaven is here,/ Where Juliet lives; and every cat and dog/ And little mouse, every unworthy thing,/ Live here in heaven and may look on her;/ But Romeo may not.” What is Romeo referring to? his banishment from Verona
Which of the following emotions can be inferred from Romeo’s words in the “Tis torture, and not mercy” monologue quotes in the previous question? misery
Why is Capulet so upset by Juliet’s refusal to marry Paris? because it is what he thinks his best for juliet , so whatever he thinks his right is the only answer
Juliet loses trust in the nurse at the end of Act III because the nurse the nurse tells her to forget about Romeo and tells her she should marry Paris because it will be less trouble
Why does Juliet go to Friar Lawrence’s cell at the end of Act III? to go ask for advice from Friar Lawrence
Choose the statement that describes a soliloquy. Juliet in her room alone , expressing all her anxiety and impatience
The central issue of Act III is a choice between revenge , forgiveness , and obedience
Choose the statement that describes the circumstances of a monologue. in scene iii , Frair Lawerence speaks to Romeo seriously about feeling bad for himself
A paraphrase is a rewording something to make it shorter
In an aside, a character says a comment and everything pauses , like in a movie
In Scene ii, Juliet thinks the day is tedious. This means she thinks the day is boring and is too long , wants the night to come already
In a conversation full of double meaning, Juliet tells her mother that her heart abhors hearing Romeo’s name and not being able to go to him-supposedly to avenge her cousin’s death. What word or phrase could she have used instead of abhors? dislikes , hates
Act IV 🙂
When Paris comes to discuss his sudden wedding plans with Friar Lawrence, the friar tells him, “You say you do not know the lady’s mind./ Uneven is the course; I like it not.” Why doesn’t Friar Lawrence like the plans? * Juliet is already married to Romeo.
Paris responds to Friar Lawrence by saying, “Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt’s death,/ And therefore have I little talked of love.” What makes Paris’s comment an example of dramatic irony? * Juliet actually weeps for Romeo’s banishment.
Act IV is mainly about Juliet’s plan to avoid marrying Paris.
When Juliet asks Friar Lawrence to help her prevent the marriage to Paris, he offers her “a kind of hope,/ Which craves as desperate an execution/As that is desperate which we would prevent./… A thing like death to chide away this shame…” What does his promised remedy hint at? * Juliet’s death
Two days before her wedding to Paris, Juliet tells Friar Lawrence all the things she would rather do than marry Paris. Which lines from the monologue predict the outcome of the play? “…Or bid me go into a new-made grave/And hide me with a dead man in his shroud…”
Which word best describes Friar Lawrence’s role in dealing with Juliet? Ally
How does Capulet respond when Juliet tells him she will marry Paris? He is pleased and eager to move ahead.
In Scene ii Juliet describes her meeting with Paris to her father: “I met the youthful lord at Lawrence’ cell/And gave him what becomed love I might./ Not stepping o’er the bounds of modesty.” What accounts for her modesty? Her love for Romeo
In Scene iii, before she takes the potion and after her mother and the nurse have left, Juliet says, “I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins/ That almost freezes up the heat of life.” What might this remark lead one to predict? Something will go wrong with the plan of feigning death.
Which of the following is not one of Juliet’s anxieties about taking the potion? Romeo will not receive word of the scheme in Mantua.
Juliet fears madness in the tomb should she wake early because Ghosts, grisly sights, and poor air may make her crazy.
Which of the following quotations from Juliet’s speeches in Act IV is an example of dramatic irony? Nurse, will you go with me into my closet/ To help me sort such needful ornaments/ As you think fit to furnish me tomorrow?”
In Scene v, Juliet is discovered, apparently dead. Thus far, Friar Lawrence’s plan Seems to be working.
When Capulet says “death is my son-in-law,” he means Juliet is now joined with death instead of with Paris.
After the nurse discovers Juliet in bed on the day of the wedding, Capulet delivers a speech that ends with these lines: “Death lies on her like an untimely frost/ Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.” What makes this speech an example of dramatic irony? Juliet is actually sleeping.
Someone who is wayward is Foolish
The word most nearly opposite in meaning to loathsome is Agreeable
The word dismal means Gloomy
The author of this play is William Shakespeare
Act V 0-o
At the beginning of Act V, Romeo recounts a dream he has just had. Which of the following lines from his opening monologue hints at the outcome of the play? “I dreamt my lady came and found me dead…”
What causes Friar Lawrence’s important message to Romeo to go astray? His messenger is unexpectedly detained for a day.
Why does Romeo decide to poison himself after he learns of Juliet’s death? He loses his interest in living.
Which of the following is not an effect of Juliet’s taking the potion Friar Lawrence provides? Lady Montague dies.
What causes Friar Lawrence to go to the churchyard? His message to Romeo was not delivered, so he has to assist Juliet when she wakes.
hat does Romeo mean when he says to Paris, “I love thee better than myself,/ For I come hither armed against myself”? He is telling Paris that he has no wish to fight him, that in fact he has come here to kill himself.
What does Romeo notice when he gazes upon Juliet in the tomb? That her cheeks are rosy and she is still fair
Which of the following events is the most direct cause of Romeo’s and Juliet’s deaths? Friar John’s delay
Why does the Prince call forward Capulet and Montague by saying “Where be these enemies?” instead of “Where be the grieving fathers?” Their role as enemies and responsible parties is more significant than their roles as grieving fathers
The central idea of Act V concerns the Power of chance.
What idea does the following passage express? “Monatgue. O thou untaught! What manners is in this, To press before they father to a grave?” It is unnatural for sons to die before their fathers.
How would the Capulets and the Montagues describe the theme of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Hatred between two families can rob people of what the hold dearest.
Which of Romeo’s character traits contributes to his downfall? Impulsiveness
What is the theme of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Disregarding parental wishes leads to serious problems
What knowledge or revelation springs from the suffering of the characters? The families are responsible for these deaths because they allowed the feud to continue.
Why is the peace at the end of the play a “glooming” or gloomy peace? Because the recognition of the two families is overshadowed by so many deaths

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