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) Spain
D) Greece
  • 2. What two families are fighting?
A) Benvolio and Bathasar
B) Sampson and Gregory
C) Capulet and Montague
D) Abram and Tybalt
  • 3. Why is Romeo sad?
A) Romeo loves someone who doesn't share his affection (love).
B) Romeo wishes he were married.
C) Romeo hates his mother and father.
D) Romeo misses his cousin.
  • 4. What relation is Tybalt to Lord Capulet?
A) He is his father.
B) He is his nephew.
C) He is his cousin.
D) He is his brother.
  • 5. At the end of scene 1, what does Benvolio promise to Romero?
A) take him to Greece
B) sing to Juliet
C) help him forget Rosaline
D) bring his dinner
  • 6. Who breaks up the fight between the servants?
A) Romeo
B) Benvolio
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) Romeo
B) Capulet Family
C) Tybalt
D) Montague Family
  • 9. Who does Lord and Lady Capulet encourage Juliet to love?
A) Tybalt
B) Romeo
C) Paris
D) Sampson
  • 10. How does Romeo learn of the party?
A) overheard conversation
B) reads the invitation the servant brought
C) talks to his father
D) invited by Juliet
  • 11. Who provides an example of foils?
A) Tybalt and Benvolio
B) Romeo and Juliet
C) Lord Montague and Lord Capulet
D) Sampson and Gregory
  • 12. Who does Romeo love in the beginning of Act 1?
A) Juliet
B) The Nurse
C) Rosaline
D) Lady Montague
  • 13. Which of the following is not a conflict in the play?
A) Juliet vs. Rosaline
B) Montague vs. Capulet
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) couplet
B) foreshadowing
C) aside
D) pun
  • 15. The prince appeared and settled the boisterous crowd. Boisterous means:
A) cheerful
B) rowdy
C) anxious
D) quite
  • 16. Romeo's "untimely death" speech at the end of Act I, Scene IV is an example of which literary term?
A) foreshadowing
B) pun
C) couplet
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) aside
C) metaphor
D) couplet
  • 18. How old is Juliet?
A) 14
B) 16
C) 13
D) 12
  • 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) someone tells him
B) by his face
C) by his voice
D) Romeo confronts him
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Answer Key

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

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