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

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

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