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

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

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