Romeo & Juliet (Act I)
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  • 1. Where is the setting of Romeo and Juliet in Act 1?
A) Spain
B) Greece
C) Verona
D) Italy
  • 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 misses his cousin.
B) Romeo loves someone who doesn't share his affection (love).
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 father.
C) He is his brother.
D) He is his cousin.
  • 5. At the end of scene 1, what does Benvolio promise to Romero?
A) take him to Greece
B) help him forget Rosaline
C) sing to Juliet
D) bring his dinner
  • 6. Who breaks up the fight between the servants?
A) Tybalt
B) Prince Escalus
C) Romeo
D) Benvolio
  • 7. Nuptial means:
A) arranged
B) related to marriage
C) new
D) rowdy or loud
  • 8. Who is hosting the masquerade?
A) Capulet Family
B) Tybalt
C) Romeo
D) Montague Family
  • 9. Who does Lord and Lady Capulet encourage Juliet to love?
A) Romeo
B) Paris
C) Tybalt
D) Sampson
  • 10. How does Romeo learn of the party?
A) invited by Juliet
B) reads the invitation the servant brought
C) talks to his father
D) overheard conversation
  • 11. Who provides an example of foils?
A) Sampson and Gregory
B) Lord Montague and Lord Capulet
C) Romeo and Juliet
D) Tybalt and Benvolio
  • 12. Who does Romeo love in the beginning of Act 1?
A) Rosaline
B) Juliet
C) The Nurse
D) Lady Montague
  • 13. Which of the following is not a conflict in the play?
A) Romeo vs. Tybalt
B) Juliet vs. Rosaline
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) aside
B) foreshadowing
C) couplet
D) pun
  • 15. The prince appeared and settled the boisterous crowd. Boisterous means:
A) cheerful
B) anxious
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) pun
B) foreshadowing
C) epithet
D) couplet
  • 17. "Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs." This sentence is an example of which of the following?
A) couplet
B) aside
C) metaphor
D) simile
  • 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 see Rosaline
B) to fight Tybalt
C) to sing and dance
D) to see Juliet
  • 20. How does Tybalt recognize Romeo at the party?
A) by his voice
B) by his face
C) Romeo confronts him
D) someone tells him
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Answer Key

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

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