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Romeo & Juliet Quiz

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Quiz on Romeo & Juliet Quiz, created by Lisa Cochrane on 10/13/2014.
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Quiz by Lisa Cochrane, updated more than 1 year ago
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Question 1

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Which themes appear in "Romeo & Juliet"?
Answer
  • Fate
  • Friendship
  • Tyranny
  • Ambition

Question 2

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What does Romeo say when he first sees Juliet?
Answer
  • O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright.
  • Did my heart love til now?
  • Parting is such sweet sorrow.
  • Thus from my lips thy sin is purged.

Question 3

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Why does Tybalt swear revenge on Romeo?
Answer
  • He has fallen in love with Juliet
  • He has intruded on the Capulet's party
  • He dislikes Romeo's friend, Mercutio.
  • Romeo started a fight with him earlier in the play

Question 4

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Which of the following is an example of foreshadowing in the play?
Answer
  • O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?
  • Two households, both alike in dignity.
  • He jests at scars that never felt a wound
  • My mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars

Question 5

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Romeo and Juliet fall in love and, straight after this, Tybalt declares he will seek revenge on Romeo. Which technique is used here?
Answer
  • Pun
  • Juxtaposition
  • Ambiguity
  • Oxymoron

Question 6

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"Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man." Which technique is this and who says it?
Answer
  • Metaphor - Tybalt
  • Ambiguity - Romeo
  • Personification - Benvolio
  • Pun - Mercutio

Question 7

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"Thus from thy lips my sin is purged." This is an example of religious imagery - what does is mean?
Answer
  • When Juliet kisses Romeo, she is so saintly that his love becomes pure.
  • When she speaks to Romeo, Juliet is taking away his sins.
  • He feels closer to God when he is close to Juliet.

Question 8

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Which of the following is another word for "Turning Point"?
Answer
  • Denouement
  • Prologue
  • Peripateia
  • Exposition

Question 9

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Which of the following words best describes Romeo?
Answer
  • Rational
  • Agressive
  • Considerate
  • Impulsive

Question 10

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What type of society is the play set in?
Answer
  • Christian, patriarchal
  • Jewish, autocratic
  • Christian, democratic
  • Pagan, patriarchal

Question 11

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Which of the following quotations contains hyperbole?
Answer
  • "A plague o' both your houses"
  • "This intrusion shall, now seemin sweet, convert to bitter'st gall."
  • "Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear."
  • "A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life."

Question 12

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"O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo..." What is the next line?
Answer
  • "Parting is such sweet sorrow"
  • "What light through yonder window breaks?"
  • "Deny thy father and refuse thy name."
  • "That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet."

Question 13

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Which character's name means justice?
Answer
  • Benvolio
  • Escalus
  • Romeo
  • Tybalt

Question 14

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When Mercution is fatally wounded, what does he call his injury?
Answer
  • A scratch
  • A cut
  • Wormsmeat
  • Nip

Question 15

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How many lines are there in a sonnet?
Answer
  • 12
  • 16
  • 10
  • 14

Question 16

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Which of the following best describes Juliet's relationship with her nurse?
Answer
  • Cold and distant
  • Friendly and secretive
  • Maternal and caring
  • Dysfunctional and passionate

Question 17

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How long does Lord Capulet suggest Paris waits before marrying Juliet?
Answer
  • Two more years
  • Six months
  • Straight away - he has no objection
  • Until Juliet feels ready to marry him

Question 18

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How did Tybalt end up killing Mercutio?
Answer
  • He made a clear aim at his chest
  • He struck when Mercutio's back was turned
  • Mercutio fell to the ground, giving Tybalt the advantage
  • He caught him accidentally under Romeo's arm

Question 19

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"A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life". This is ambiguous, with one possible meaning being that the young lovers kill themselves. What is the other meaning?
Answer
  • They were born from the two feuding families
  • They run away from home
  • They are banished for disobeying their families

Question 20

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What does poison symbolise in the play?
Answer
  • Evil
  • The ability of human beings to turn good things into bad things
  • Good intentions
  • Hatred, conflict and disorder
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