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

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

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