Romeo & Juliet (Act I)
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  • 1. Where is the setting of Romeo and Juliet in Act 1?
A) Spain
B) Italy
C) Greece
D) Verona
  • 2. What two families are fighting?
A) Abram and Tybalt
B) Capulet and Montague
C) Sampson and Gregory
D) Benvolio and Bathasar
  • 3. Why is Romeo sad?
A) Romeo hates his mother and father.
B) Romeo misses his cousin.
C) Romeo wishes he were married.
D) Romeo loves someone who doesn't share his affection (love).
  • 4. What relation is Tybalt to Lord Capulet?
A) He is his father.
B) He is his cousin.
C) He is his nephew.
D) He is his brother.
  • 5. At the end of scene 1, what does Benvolio promise to Romero?
A) bring his dinner
B) take him to Greece
C) sing to Juliet
D) help him forget Rosaline
  • 6. Who breaks up the fight between the servants?
A) Benvolio
B) Tybalt
C) Prince Escalus
D) Romeo
  • 7. Nuptial means:
A) new
B) rowdy or loud
C) related to marriage
D) arranged
  • 8. Who is hosting the masquerade?
A) Tybalt
B) Romeo
C) Capulet Family
D) Montague Family
  • 9. Who does Lord and Lady Capulet encourage Juliet to love?
A) Paris
B) Sampson
C) Tybalt
D) Romeo
  • 10. How does Romeo learn of the party?
A) reads the invitation the servant brought
B) invited by Juliet
C) talks to his father
D) overheard conversation
  • 11. Who provides an example of foils?
A) Tybalt and Benvolio
B) Sampson and Gregory
C) Lord Montague and Lord Capulet
D) Romeo and Juliet
  • 12. Who does Romeo love in the beginning of Act 1?
A) Rosaline
B) Lady Montague
C) Juliet
D) The Nurse
  • 13. Which of the following is not a conflict in the play?
A) Romeo vs. himself
B) Romeo vs. Tybalt
C) Montague vs. Capulet
D) Juliet vs. Rosaline
  • 14. The speech Romeo makes when he first sees Juliet is an example of a/an:
A) pun
B) aside
C) foreshadowing
D) couplet
  • 15. The prince appeared and settled the boisterous crowd. Boisterous means:
A) cheerful
B) quite
C) rowdy
D) anxious
  • 16. Romeo's "untimely death" speech at the end of Act I, Scene IV is an example of which literary term?
A) epithet
B) foreshadowing
C) pun
D) couplet
  • 17. "Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs." This sentence is an example of which of the following?
A) aside
B) metaphor
C) couplet
D) simile
  • 18. How old is Juliet?
A) 14
B) 16
C) 13
D) 12
  • 19. Why did Romeo want to attend the Capulet party?
A) to fight Tybalt
B) to see Rosaline
C) to sing and dance
D) to see Juliet
  • 20. How does Tybalt recognize Romeo at the party?
A) Romeo confronts him
B) by his face
C) someone tells him
D) by his voice
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Answer Key

1.D   2.B   3.D   4.B   5.D   6.A   7.C   8.C   9.A   10.A   11.A   12.A   13.D   14.B   15.C   16.B   17.B   18.C   19.B   20.D  

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