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) Greece
D) Spain
  • 2. What two families are fighting?
A) Sampson and Gregory
B) Benvolio and Bathasar
C) Abram and Tybalt
D) Capulet and Montague
  • 3. Why is Romeo sad?
A) Romeo misses his cousin.
B) Romeo wishes he were married.
C) Romeo hates his mother and father.
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 brother.
C) He is his nephew.
D) He is his cousin.
  • 5. At the end of scene 1, what does Benvolio promise to Romero?
A) help him forget Rosaline
B) take him to Greece
C) bring his dinner
D) sing to Juliet
  • 6. Who breaks up the fight between the servants?
A) Benvolio
B) Prince Escalus
C) Tybalt
D) Romeo
  • 7. Nuptial means:
A) arranged
B) related to marriage
C) new
D) rowdy or loud
  • 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) Tybalt
B) Paris
C) Sampson
D) Romeo
  • 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) Sampson and Gregory
B) Tybalt and Benvolio
C) Lord Montague and Lord Capulet
D) Romeo and Juliet
  • 12. Who does Romeo love in the beginning of Act 1?
A) Rosaline
B) Juliet
C) Lady Montague
D) The Nurse
  • 13. Which of the following is not a conflict in the play?
A) Montague vs. Capulet
B) Romeo vs. himself
C) Romeo vs. Tybalt
D) Juliet vs. Rosaline
  • 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) quite
C) cheerful
D) rowdy
  • 16. Romeo's "untimely death" speech at the end of Act I, Scene IV is an example of which literary term?
A) foreshadowing
B) epithet
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) simile
D) couplet
  • 18. How old is Juliet?
A) 13
B) 14
C) 12
D) 16
  • 19. Why did Romeo want to attend the Capulet party?
A) to fight Tybalt
B) to see Juliet
C) to sing and dance
D) to see Rosaline
  • 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.D   3.D   4.D   5.A   6.A   7.B   8.D   9.B   10.D   11.B   12.A   13.D   14.C   15.D   16.A   17.B   18.A   19.D   20.D  

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