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

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