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Romeo and Juliet CTA

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  • Q1
    1. Shakespeare uses the prologue to inform the audience that
    The lovers from the long-feuding families die.
    Romeo is a Monatgue and Juliet is a Capulet.
    Juliet is a widow.
    Romeo is a fugitive.
  • Q2
    Mercutio can be considered a contrast to Romeo because
    He is a Capulet and Romeo is a Montague.
    Unlike Romeo, Mercutio does not take love seriously.
    He comes from a different social class.
    He is much older than Romeo.
  • Q3
    3. Shakespeare foreshadows a specific event in the following passage. What event does this quotation predict? Romeo…”my mind misgives Some consequences yet hanging in the stars Shall bitterly begin his fearful date With this night’s revels and expire the term Of a despised life, closed in my breast, By some vile forfeit of untimely death.” (Shakespeare 56)
    An accident at the ball
    Romeo's death
    A renewal of an old feud
    The beginning of a new love for Romeo
  • Q4
    Several pieces of Juliet’s dialogue convey a sense of foreshadowing. In the balcony scene, which one of the following fears is not mentioned?
    This love will result in her death
    Romeo will be discovered
    Their love is moving too swiftly
    She is too quick to love
  • Q5
    When Friar Lawrence agrees to marry the couple, his chief motive is to
    prove that Romeo is sincere
    prevent an elopement
    end the feud between their families
    please the lovers
  • Q6
    In the balcony scene, Juliet says: Juliet…”What’s Montague? It is nor hand nor foot, Nor arm, nor face… What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” (Shakespeare 80)
    Romeo should take her last name when they marry
    It is wrong to fall in love with a Montague
    Montague is an unimportant name in Verona
    Romeo's name is a result of birth, not an essential part of him
  • Q7
    Friar Lawrence rebukes Romeo because
    Romeo is so changeable in love
    Juliet is too young to marry
    Romeo is unfaithful to Rosaline
    Romeo is wooing Juliet
  • Q8
    What did Benvolio mean when he said: Benvolio…”I pray thee, good Merctuio, let’s retire. The day is hot, the Capulets are abroad, And, if we meet, we shall not escape a brawl…” (Shakespeare 136)
    Benvolio is tired of working for the Capulets and wants to retire.
    Benvolio wants to wait in ambush for the Capulets in order to kill Tybalt.
    Benvolio knows the Caplets are looking for a fight.
  • Q9
    What did Romeo mean when he said: Romeo…”This day’s black fate on more days doth depend; This but begins the woe others must end.” (Shakespeare 146)
    The future will be affected by today’s terrible events.
    Everybody is mourning for the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt.
    It is time for rage to guide my actions.
  • Q10
    What did Prince mean when he said: Prince…”Let Romeo hence in haste, Else, when he is found, that hour is his last.” (Shakespeare 152)
    The prince has banished Romeo for killing Mercutio.
    The prince has discovered that Romeo and Juliet are married.
    The prince has banished Romeo for killing Tybalt.
  • Q11
    What did Juliet mean when she said: Juliet…”I’ll to the friar to know his remedy. If all else fail, myself have power to die.” (Shakespeare 206)
    Juliet is afraid she will die if when has to follow Romeo into banishment.
    Juliet is afraid she will die if the friar cannot prescribe a medicine for her ailments.
    Juliet plans to kill herself as a last resort.
  • Q12
    Why doesn’t Romeo want to fight Tybalt at first?
    Romeo is now related to Tybalt by marriage.
    Romeo is a coward.
    Romeo thinks that Mercutio has a better chance of beating Tybalt.
    Romeo is on his way to marry Juliet.
  • Q13
    Juliet responds to the news of Tybalt’s death with
    uncontrollable weeping
    anger toward Tybalt
    anger toward both Romeo and Tybalt
    anger toward Romeo
  • Q14
    In scene 1, the playwright presents insights into Juliet’s developing character through:
    The conversation between Paris and Friar Lawrence
    Her remarks to her mother
    Her anger toward her parents
    Her responses to Paris’s attentions
  • Q15
    Friar Lawrence thinks Juliet is brave enough to take the sleeping potion because
    She has said that lying in a tomb is better than life without Romeo
    If she is brave enough to die, she is brave enough to fake death
    It is her only hope of escaping marriage to Paris
    She is unwilling to marry Paris and lose Romeo

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