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Act III Quiz

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  • Q1
    Why does Romeo want to avoid fighting Tybalt?
    Tybalt is a mighty warrior
    Romeo has just married Juliet, Tybalt’s cousin.
    The Prince will punish anyone who fights.
    Romeo has promised Benvolio that he will not fight.
  • Q2
    Romeo attacks Tybalt because Tybalt kills
    Lord Montague.
  • Q3
    Lady Capulet doubts Benvolio’s description of the fight because
    Benvolio has omitted important details.
    the Prince is related to Mercutio through marriage
    Benvolio is Romeo’s relative and his friend.
    the young man is not trustworthy
  • Q4
    What is the Prince’s punishment for Romeo?
    a sharp reprimand
    life in a Mantua prison
  • Q5
    At the end of Scene 2, Juliet asks the Nurse to
    deliver a ring from Juliet to Romeo.
    offer her condolences to Tybalt’s mother.
    beg her mother to listen to Benvolio.
    weep for both Romeo and Tybalt.
  • Q6
    Romeo first responds to the news of the Prince’s punishment by
    pleading with the Prince for a reduced sentence.
    gnashing his teeth.
    sitting in stunned silence.
    wailing and moaning irrationally about his fate.
  • Q7
    Friar Laurence’s plan is that Romeo should
    visit Juliet and then hide in Mantua.
    pretend to leave, and then return to Verona in disguise.
    leave Verona with Benvolio.
    announce his marriage to his family, the Capulets, and the Prince.
  • Q8
    Why does Lord Capulet agree to let Paris marry Juliet?
    He realizes that, with Romeo gone, Juliet will need a new husband.
    He wants to make Juliet happy.
    Tybalt would have wanted them to marry
    He has grown rather fond of Paris
  • Q9
    At the beginning of Scene 5, Juliet insists, “It was the nightingale, and not the lark / That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear.” Why do Romeo and Juliet argue over the identity of the bird?
    If a couple hears a lark on their wedding night, it is bad luck.
    If it is the lark, then it is dawn and Romeo must leave Verona.
    The lark’s call is a signal from Friar Laurence that Romeo must go.
    The nightingale represents the Capulets and the lark the Montagues.
  • Q10
    When Juliet refuses to marry Paris, Lord Capulet
    vows to banish her from Verona
    threatens never to see her again.
    blames the Friar and the Nurse for interfering.
    sends her to Friar Laurence to confess her sins.
  • Q11
    In Scene 3, what reasons does Friar Laurence give to explain why Romeo should be happy?
    Because he is still alive and got away with murdering Mercutio.
    Tybalt is dead, so now he is no longer a threat, and Juliet is going to marry Paris.
    Mercutio is dead and would have killed Romeo if he didn't kill him first, and that Juliet is going to run away with him when he is banished.
    Juliet is well, Tybalt would have killed him if Romeo did not kill Tybalt first, and Romeo is still alive and banished, which is better than death.
  • Q12
    At the end of Scene 5, what advice does the Nurse give Juliet?
    That she should run away with Romeo.
    That she should die so she doesn't have to marry Paris, because he is ugly.
    That she should run away from her family.
    That she should forget about Romeo and marry Paris.
  • Q13
    What is Juliet's response to the Nurse's advice?
    She runs away to find Romeo.
    She follows her advice and decides to marry Paris.
    She feels betrayed and says she no longer trusts the Nurse.
    She cries and tells the nurse to go away because she has to get ready to marry Paris.

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