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Romeo and Juliet Test
Terms in this set (25)
Who wrote Romeo and Juliet?
I'm what city did Romeo and Juliet take place?
Why are Romeo and Juliet called "star-cross'd"?
Their love is destined to fail.
Who is fighting in the beginning of Act 1 Scene 1? Who breaks it up?
The Montague and Capulet servants were fighting. The Prince broke the fight up.
What threat does prince make to Lord Montague and Lord Capulet?
He threatens them with death.
Benvolio and Montague describe the way Romeo has been acting. What do they say about him?
He was depressed "And private in his chamber pens himself," (Act 1 Scene 1 p.19 line 141)
What is chiasmus?
"So long lives this and this gives life to thee." What is "this" referring to?
"So long lives this and this gives life to thee." This line contains an example of what poetic element?
What is soliloquy?
Expressing ones internal thoughts to the audience.
What is the rhyme scheme of a sonnet?
ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
Which of the following is not a theme introduced in the Prologue to Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet?
The story is set in Verona, Italy, because...
Elizabethans believed the hot Mediterranean climate one more likely to produce passionate behavior, like hate and love.
What character is depressed, burdened by love, and always wanting to be in the dark when we first meet him?
When Juliet says "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?" she is asking?
Why he is Romeo, since he is a Montague and therefore her enemy.
When Romeo talked a with Juliet in the "balcony scene" he calls her...
The sun and a bright angel
Not quite convinced of his love, Juliet tells him that if he is going to swear his love, he should swear by...
His gracious self, which is the god of her idolatry.
In the balcony scene, when they first meet and talk, Juliet worries that their love is too much like _________ but Romeo worries that it is like _________.
Lightning; a dream
Why is Friar Lawrence willing to marry Romeo and Juliet?
He believes it may turn their households' rancor to pure love.
How can Romeo say that Tybalt doesn't know him?
In his love for and marriage to Juliet, Romeo has been new baptized.
In the scene referred to in question 27, who kills whom?
Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo kills Tybalt.
Who's "fool" does Romeo say he has become?
When she finds out she is being forced to marry Paris, Juliet goes to Friar Lawrence for help, threatening to kill herself if he cannot help her. He comes up with a plan that involves:
A vial of sleeping potion and letters.
How does the Capulet and Montague feud come to an end?
Lord Capulet and Lord Montague offer to make statues of each other's children.
What is to blame for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet?
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