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Romeo and Juliet review. Quotes ACT 1 ACT 2 ACT 3 ACT 4 ACT 5. Quotes ACT 1 ACT 2 and 3 ACT 4 ACT 5 More ACT 5. What is the main physical setting for the play? a. Village named Verona

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quotes act 1 act 2 and 3 act 4 act 5 more act 5
Quotes ACT 1 ACT 2 and 3 ACT 4 ACT 5 More ACT 5

What is the main physical setting for the play?

a. Village named Verona

b. Village named Mantua

c. Village named Colona

d. Paris


What event does the Prologue foreshadow?

a. The deaths of Romeo and Juliet

b. The marriage of Romeo and Juliet

c. The death of Romeo\'s and Juliet\'s child

d. The marriage of Paris and Juliet


How do Romeo and his friends learn that Rosaline will be invited to the Capulet\'s party?

a. Rosaline sends Romeo a note

b. They see a copy of the guest list

c. Juliet tells them

d. The nurse tells them accidentally


In Act I Scene v, why does Capulet allow Romeo to remain at the feast?

a. He wants to keep an eye on him and see what he\'s up to

b. He wants to confront Romeo later when there aren\'t so many people around

c. He is annoyed and wants to deal with Romeo in his own way

d. He will not allow a well-mannered guest to be insulted in his home


Who reveals to Juliet and to Romeo that they are indeed from opposing households?

a. Lady Capulet

b. Tybalt

c. Nurse

d. Mercutio


“Death lies on her like an untimely frost/Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.”


“Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’s cell;/There stays a husband to make you a wife.”


What point is Juliet making when she speaks these lines? "What\'s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."

a. She thinks Romeo has a sweet-sounding name

b. She wishes Romeo would change his name

c. She loves Romeo even though he is a Montague

d. The love she feels for Romeo reminds her of a rose


What does Juliet ask Romeo to do while she is unaware that he is listening during the balcony scene?

a. Marry her

b. Change his name

c. Flee the city

d. Come to a party


What plan does Juliet make with Romeo when they part at the end of the balcony scene? (What is going to happen at 9AM the next morning?)

a. She is going to ask her father for permission to see Romeo again

b. She is going to send Romeo a love letter

c. She is going to run away with him

d. She is going to send someone to find out about the wedding plans


When Romeo tells the Friar that he\'s in love with Juliet, how does the Friar react?

a. The Friar is angry with Romeo

b. The Friar scolds Romeo but sees it as a way to resolve the feud

c. The Friar scolds Romeo for the impossible nature of the relationship

d. The Friar is happy for Romeo


What makes Romeo\'s love for Juliet different from his love for Rosaline?

a. Romeo is less certain about his love for Rosaline

b. Romeo has know Juliet longer than he has know Rosaline

c. Unlike Rosaline, Juliet is a Capulet

d. Unlike Rosaline, Juliet returns Romeo\'s love


Choose the item that most accurately paraphrases the following passage at the opening of Act III scene i "I pray thee, good Mercutio, let\'s retire. The day is hot, the Capulets are abroad, and if we meet, we shall not \'scape a brawl, for now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.“

a. Please Mercutio, let\'s go in. It is hot and the Capulets are out and about. If we meet we\'ll surely end up fighting because everyone\'s tempers are running high.

b. Benvolio pleads with Mercutio to get out of the hot sun.

c. Come on Mercutio, let\'s go to bed. It is hot and the Capels are out and they are mad about the brawl.

d. "Let\'s go in, Mercutio," encouraged Benvolio. "It\'s hot out today and the Capulets are looking for a fight."


What event does this opening passage of Act III hint at or foreshadow?

a. The conversation the boys have later about Benvolio\'s quick temper

b. The argument Juliet has with her father

c. The fight in which Mercutio and Tybalt are killed

d. The duel in which Romeo is killed


Who kills Mercutio?

a. Benvolio

b. Tybalt

c. Romeo

d. Paris


What does Mercutio mean when he describes his wound with these lines? "No \'tis not so deep as a well, nor as wide as a church door; but \'tis enough, \'twill serve. Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man."

a. His wound is minor.

b. His wound will kill him.

c. His wound needs washing.

d. He wound is serious but he will recover.


Why is Romeo partially to blame for Mercutio\'s death?

a. He stepped between them when he tried to stop the fight

b. He intentionally irritated Tybalt

c. He was afraid to fight Tybalt

d. He was soon going to be married, and didn’t want to fight


When Paris comes to discuss his sudden wedding plans with Friar Lawrence, the Friar tells him, "You say you do not know the lady\'s mind. Uneven is the course; I like it not." Why doesn\'t Friar Lawrence like the plans?

a. The plans are too rushed

b. Juliet is already married to Romeo

c. Juliet will be dead before the wedding

d. He does not like Paris


Act IV is mainly about

a. Capulet\'s plans for Juliet\'s wedding

b. Capulet\'s plans for Juliet\'s funeral

c. Juliet\'s plan to avoid marrying Paris

d. Paris\'s concern that Juliet does not love him


What solution does Friar Lawrence propose to help Juliet avoid marrying Paris?

a. That Juliet kill herself

b. That she flee to join Romeo immediately

c. That she drink the potion that he gives her

d. That she marry Paris


What is a major flaw with Friar Lawrence\'s plan?

a. Juliet will back out of the plan

b. Romeo will not receive the message in time

c. Paris will walk in on Juliet drinking the potion

d. Friar John overheard them discussing the plan


Which of the following steps is not part of Friar\'s plan for Juliet?

a. Consent to marry Paris

b. Drink the potion in the morning

c. Wake up in the tomb

d. Flee with Romeo to Mantua


How does Romeo hear about Juliet\'s death?

a. Friar Lawrence delivers the message

b. Friar John delivers the message

c. His servant, Balthasar delivers the message

d. An apothecary delivers the message


After Romeo learns of Juliet\'s death, what does Romeo do?

a. He buys a dagger to kill himself

b. He purchases a new horse

c. He stabs himself immediately

d. He buys poison


What causes Friar Lawrence\'s important message to Romeo to go astray?

a. Romeo is not where Friar Lawrence thinks he is

b. Friar John is quarantined for a day and not able to deliver the message

c. The distance from Verona to Mantua is too far to accomplish the trip in the required time

d. He sends Balthasar, who misunderstands him and delivers the wrong message


Why does Romeo decide to poison himself after he learns of Juliet\'s death?

a. He loses interest in living

b. He fears he will be blamed for their death

c. He knows the truth about their marriage will now come out

d. He knows Juliet will haunt him


What causes Friar Lawrence to go to the churchyard?

a. His message to Romeo was not delivered, so he has to assist Juliet when she wakes

b. It is all a part of his and Juliet\'s plan

c. He hears the fight between Paris and Romeo

d. He is summoned there by the Prince


a. Please Mercutio, let\'s go in. It is hot and the Capulets are out and about. If we meet we\'ll surely end up fighting because everyone\'s tempers are running high.


“Tut, you saw her fair none else being by,/Herself pois’d with herself in either eye…”


In these lines, "If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace," what is Prince Escalus’ message to Capulet and Montague?

a. Capulet and Montague have been responsible for three brawls.

b. The city streets have been much disturbed.

c. “Ancient citizens” have had to take up arms.

d. Capulet and Montague will pay with their lives if there are further disturbances.


When Lady Capulet firsts talks to Juliet about Paris, she compares him to a book. During this conversation, she encourages Juliet to do what?

a. Ignore his looks completely

b. Listen to his wisdom

c. Study all his features carefully

d. Look only at his eyes


Romeo agrees with Benvolio\'s plan to go to Capulet\'s party because he hopes to…

a. Forget his love for Rosaline

b. Challenge Tybalt to a fight

c. Catch a glimpse of Rosaline

d. Make peace with the Capulets


What makes Romeo reluctant to go to the party?

a. He is afraid of angering Capulet

b. He has had a premonition of his death

c. He is afraid of upsetting his father

d. Mercutio has warned him against going


Act I of Romeo and Juliet is mainly about the Capulet-Montague family feud and

a. Romeo and Juliet\'s first meeting

b. Romeo\'s unreturned love for Rosaline

c. Paris\'s desire to marry Juliet

d. Juliet\'s interest in marriage


Why does the Friar want to marry Romeo and Juliet?

a. He realizes they are perfect for each other

b. He can tell they are in love

c. He remembers what being young was like

d. He wants to help end the feud between the families


Act II is mainly about

a. Benvolio and Mercutio\'s impatience with Romeo

b. Friar Lawrence\'s hesitation concerning Romeo\'s marriage

c. Romeo and Juliet\'s decision to get married

d. Juliet\'s growing impatience with her nurse


Benvolio and Mercutio are concerned about the letter that has arrived at Romeo\'s father\'s house because they

a. Are worried that Romeo is dead

b. Doubt Romeo\'s ability to win a duel with Tybalt

c. Know Romeo is too distracted to fight well

d. Think Romeo should wait to get married


Why does the Prince decide the way he does about Romeo\'s punishment?

a. Romeo did what the law would have done

b. He likes Romeo

c. He hates the Capulets

d. He doesn’t want the Capulets to take revenge on Romeo’s family


Juliet loses trust in the nurse at the end of Act III because the nurse

a. Believes that Romeo is dead

b. Advises her to marry Paris

c. Recommends that she run away

d. Brings too much bad news


Why does Capulet think Juliet will go through with the marriage to Paris?

a. She asks for his forgiveness and tells him she will submit to his will

b. He thinks she is trying to overcome her sadness towards Tybalt’s death

c. The Friar has told him that she must marry Paris

d. The nurse has hinted that Juliet changed her mind


After Juliet returns from seeing the Friar (Act IV) and meets her father, what does Capulet do?

a. He yells at her for being disobedient

b. He asks for her forgiveness

c. He goes to the Friar to find out what he told her

d. He moves the wedding up a day


Which of the following is not one of Juliet\'s anxieties about taking the potion?

a. Romeo will not receive word of the scheme in Mantua

b. The mixture may not work at all

c. Friar Lawrence may be concealing his role in her marriage

d. She may suffocate in the foul air of the tomb


Juliet fears madness in the tomb should she wake early because

a. She feels partly responsible for Tybalt\'s death

b. Lawrence suggests that the potion may affect her sanity

c. Ghosts, grisly sights, and poor air may make her crazy

d. She has violated her father\'s will and may be punished


 Before taking the potion, why does Juliet lay out a dagger on her bed?

a. So her family will think she stabbed herself

b. So she can kill herself in case the potion doesn\'t work

c. So Romeo can kill himself when he comes

d. So she can kill Paris in the morning


Why is Paris at Juliet\'s tomb?

a. To keep watch

b. To have a secret meeting with an apothecary

c. To lay flowers by Juliet

d. To find Friar Lawrence


How is Paris alerted to Romeo\'s arrival?

a. He sees him coming

b. His page whistled

c. He smells poison and comes to investigate

d. He overheard Lord Montague say he would be there


Why does Paris think that Romeo has come to Juliet\'s tomb?

a. To take revenge for being exiled

b. To cry over Juliet’s body

c. To kill Paris

d. To kill Friar Lawrence


Who is not in the tomb after Juliet wakes up?

a. Friar John

b. Tybalt

c. Romeo

d. Paris


What does Juliet mean when she realizes that Romeo has drunk poison and says, "O Churl! Drunk all and left no friendly drop to help me after?"

a. Romeo suffered a terrible death

b. That Romeo took all the poison and left her none

c. That she will die more easily than he will

d. That she will have to continue to live


What does Romeo notice when he gazes upon Juliet in the tomb?

a. That she has taken poison

b. That Paris\'s flowers are strewn all about her body

c. That her cheeks are rosy and she is still fair

d. That she is changed since the last time he had seen her


How would the Capulets and the Montagues describe the theme of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

a. Hatred between two families can rob people of what they hold dearest

b. Yong people are foolish and irresponsible when they are in love

c. Love is fleeting and must be pursued at all costs

d. Misunderstandings can happen at any age and must be forgiven


What knowledge or revelation springs from the suffering of the characters?

a. The fathers agree that when people fall in love too young, it always ends badly

b. Capulet realizes that forcing Juliet to marry someone she didn\'t want to caused the unhappy ending

c. The fathers realize that the freedom they had given their children allowed them to get into trouble

d. The families are responsible for these deaths because they allowed the feud to continue


Why is the peace at the end of the play a "glooming" or gloomy peace?

a. Because the sun will not emerge from behind the clouds this day

b. Because the Friar, whom everyone respected, was involved in inappropriate dealings

c. Because the reconciliation of the two families is overshadowed by so many deaths

d. Because all the people in the churchyard will be punished by the Prince for their part in the deaths


Why is Romeo\'s mother not at the tomb?

a. She has died of grief over Romeo\'s death.

b. She has died of grief over Romeo\'s banishment

c. She is searching for Benvolio

d. She is discussing funeral arrangements

final jeopardy
Final Jeopardy
  • Match the following quotes to the correct character who said it. Some may be used more than once…quotes are in order as they occur in the play

“The fearful passage of their death-marked love,/and the continuance of their parents’ rage,/Which but their children’s end, naught could remove,/Is now the two hours traffic of our stage.”

  • “O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you./She is the fairies’ midwife, and she comes/In shape no bigger than an agate stone/On the forefinger of an alderman.”
  • “He jests at scars that never felt a wound”
  • “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”
  • “O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,/That monthly changes in her circle orb,/Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”
  • “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.”
  • “In one respect I’ll thy assistant be;/For this alliance may so happy prove,/To turn your households’ rancor to pure love.”
  • “ A plague on both your houses”
  • “Death is my son-in-law. Death is my heir.”