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

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

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