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#2571. Complete Romeo and Juliet Lesson

Literature, level: Middle
Posted Wed May 8 09:14:48 PDT 2002 by Carin Wilson (carinw@vrml.k12.la.us).
Vermilion Catholic High School, Abbeville, La USA
Materials Required: Text, Romeo and Juliet
Activity Time: 1 month
Concepts Taught: understanding of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

The following are tests and quizzes that may be used for A Romeo and Juliet Unit. Some of the questions have been taken from Glencoe Literature Course 4 Selection and Theme assesment book.

Act I quiz:Romeo and Juliet
Act I QUIZ

Name:______________________________________________ Date:______________________

1. In the Prologue, the __________________________________ is the voice that gives us the background for the play.

2. This story takes place in _______________________________, Italy.

3. When we first meet Romeo, he is sad because ______________________________ does not love him.

4. _________________________________tells the fighters "If you ever disturb our streets again, Your ives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."

5. _______________________________ asks Lord Capulet if he may marry Juliet.

6. _____________________________ convinces Romeo to go to the Capulet's party to meet new girls.

7._____ When Lady Capulet tells Juliet of the plans to marry Paris, How does Juliet feel about marriage?
a) She is ready to leave the house b) She is not old enough yet
c) She'll marry only if it's Romeo d) She is happy to marry a rich, powerful man.

8. The _______________________ is always interrupting everyone's conversations.

9. _____________________________ talks of Queen Mab when Romeo mentions a dream he had.

10. Romeo and his friends escape detection at the party because they are wearing ______________________________.

Act II quiz:
Romeo and Juliet
Act II Quiz
Name: ____________________________________________ Date:________________________

I. Families: Match the following characters to their family.
Put a C in the blank if they are in the Capulet household.
Put an M in the blank if they are in the Montegue household.

_____1. Romeo

_____2. Juliet

_____3. Nurse

_____4. Benvolio

_____5. Tybalt

II. Matching: Choose the answer that best fits the questions and place it in the blank.

_____6. At the beginning of Act II, where does Romeo go?
a) Friar's Cell b) Capulet's Orchard c) Benvolio's house d) The Feast

_____7. How does Romeo get there?
a) His Sport Utility Vehicle b) His horse and carriage
c) He jumps over the wall d) He was already there

_____8. In the famous "balcony" scene, when Juliet says "Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?" (Act II, Sc. 2, line 33), what is she asking?
a) Where is Romeo? b) Where is the night?
c) Why don't you like art? d) Why are you Romeo, a Montegue?

_____9. Why does Romeo hate his own name?
a) Because his "name" is Juliet's enemy b) Because, admit it, it sounds dumb
c) Because he wants to be Juliet's cousin d) Because he would rather be named Rose

_____10. Who interrupts Romeo and Juliet's conversation?
a) Benvolio b) the nurse c) Juliet's mom d) Romeo's dad

_____11. What do Romeo and Juliet plan to do the following day?
a) get married b) sneak out and go swimming
c) go on a picnic d) kill themselves

_____12. What is the name of Romeo's spiritual advisor?
a) Friar Tuck b) Friar Chuck
c) Friar Laurence c) French Friar
_____13. Why does the Friar finally agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
a) He believes it will bring the families together again
b) He is about to quit being a priest anyway
c) He can see how much Romeo truly loves Juliet
d) He does not agree to marry them

_____14. Who challenged Romeo in a letter?
a) Lord Capulet b) Juliet c) Tybalt d) Mercutio

_____15. Which member of the Capulet household is not only aware of the marriage, but is assisting with it?
a) Lady Capulet b) Paris c) Sampson d) The Nurse

_____16. How long was the above person gone, speaking to Romeo?
a) 3 hours b) 30 minutes c) 2 days d) 4 hours

_____17. What is Friar Laurence's fears of marrying the couple?
a) He may get in trouble with the two families
b) They are not really in love
c) He can not remember the wedding ceremony
d) Both a and b

_____18. In Romeo and Juliet, who speaks in rhyme?
a) servants b) the rich and the royalty c) teenagers d) the poor

_____19. William Shakespeare wrote most of his plays and sonnets in what rhyming pattern?
a) iambic pentameter b) imagery c) rhyming couplets d) puns

_____20. Choose the best set of words that fit into the blanks respectively.
"What's in a _____________? That which we call a ____________ by any other word would
smell as ____________.
a) rose; Montegue; sweet
b) name; rose; sour
c) name; rose; sweet
d) rose; name; sweet

Act IV quiz
Romeo and Juliet
Act IV
Name: ______________________________________ Date: ____________________

Write the letter of the best answer.

1. _____ Whom does Juliet see at Friar Lawrence's cell?
a) Romeo b) Friar John
c) Paris d) The Nurse

2. _____ Which of the following best describes Juliet's remarks to Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell?
a)She lies to him.
b) She says truthful things to him.
c) She says things she believes are true but are not true.
d) She speaks truthfully but is not referring to him
3. _____ Juliet's mood when she asks for Friar Lawrence's advice is
a) optimistic b) desperate
c) confused d) guilty and shameful

4. _____ The main point of Friar Lawrence's plan is to
a) fake Juliet's death
b) help Juliet kill herself
c) make Capulet change his mind
d) end the Capulet-Montegue feud

5. _____ When Juliet is speaking to Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell, the following bit of dialogue occurs:
PARIS: Thy face is mine, and thou hast sland'red it.
JULIET: It may be so, for it is not mine own.
What is Juliet suggesting with this line?
a) She is putting on a fake face for Paris; she is not being her self.
b) She is ugly from crying all night long.
c) She hopes that when she and Paris marry, he will pay for a face lift.
d) She wants Paris to dry her tears and make her happy by marrying her soon.

6. _____ Capulet's decision to move up the date of the wedding ahead one day affects
a) the potion's ability to work in time
b) the timing of Friar Lawrence's plan
c) Paris's feelings about marrying Juliet
d) Juliet's ability to be left alone to take the potion

7. _____ Before she drinks the potion, Juliet fears all of the following EXCEPT that
a) it will not work at all
b) it will actually kill her
c) Romeo will not come for her
d) She will wake up early and go insane.


8. _____ At which point does Juliet accomplish the first step of the plan?
a) When she drinks the potion.
b) When she asks the Nurse and her mother to let her sleep alone.
c) When she tells Paris that she loves him
d) When she tells her father that she WILL marry Paris.

9. _____ The scene that involves the Capulet's making wedding preparations is in the play for
a) comic relief b) dramatics
c) anger d) the actors to change clothes

10. ____ Who first finds Juliet after she has taken the potion?
a) Lady Capulet b) Lord Capulet
c) the Nurse d) Romeo

II. Match the characters to their appropriate families to households. Place an M in they are Montegue or a C if they are Capulet. Place an O if they are not necessarily associated with either family.

11. ____ Romeo's mother

12. _____ Romeo's father

13. _____ Juliet

14. _____ Romeo

15. _____ Juliet's mother

16. _____Nurse

17. _____ Tybalt

18. _____Benvolio

19. _____ Friar Lawrence

20. _____ Prince Escalus

Act V quiz
Romeo and Juliet
ACT V Quiz
Given orally

1. What is the name of Romeo's servant?

2. What news does he bring to Romeo?

3. What kind of animal do they ride to Verona?

4. What is an apothecary?

5. What does the apothecary sell to Romeo?

6. How is someone who sells deadly poisons punished in Mantua?

7. Who was supposed to deliver the letter to Romeo?

8. Why wasn't the letter delivered?

9. After discovering the letter was not delivered, what does Friar Laurence set out to do?

10. Who is at Juliet's tomb when Romeo arrives there?

11. What is he doing there?

12. What does he do when he hears Romeo approaching?

13. What does Romeo give to his servant to give to Romeo's father?

14. Does Romeo's servant obey Romeo's command to go away?

15. What does Paris think Romeo is doing at the Capulet's tomb?

16. What happens between Romeo and Paris?

17. What was Paris's last request?

18. What happens to Romeo after he drinks the poison?

19. After Juliet awakens, where does the friar tell her he will take her?

20. How does Juliet die?

FINAL TEST
ROMEO AND JULIET
FINAL TEST
ENGLISH I- MRS. WILSON

NAME:_________________________________________________________

1. In the Prologue, the __________________________________ is the voice that gives us the background for the play.
a) Chorus b) Characters c) Narrator d) Main Character

2. This story mainly takes place in _______________________________, Italy.
a) Mantua b) Venice c) Verona d) Paris

3. _______________________________ asks Lord Capulet if he may marry Juliet.
a) Romeo b) Paris c) Benvolio d) Tybalt

4. When Lady Capulet tells Juliet of the plans to marry Paris, How does Juliet feel about marriage?
a) She is ready to leave the house b) She is not old enough yet
c) She'll marry only if it's Romeo d) She is happy to marry a rich, powerful man.

5. Romeo and his friends escape detection at the party because they are wearing _____________.
a) Costumes b) boots c) masks d) rings

6. Juliet finds out that Romeo is a __________.
a) Capulet b) Prince c) Hottie d) Montegue

7. Romeo finds out that Juliet is a __________.
a) Capulet b) Prince c) Hottie d) Montegue

8. When Juliet finds out about Romeo's last name, she says
a) "My only love sprung from my only hate." b) "To be or not to be? That is the question."
c) "That which we call a nose would still smell." c) "My only hatred is also love."

9. The _________ are throwing a huge feast.
a) Monetgues b) Friars c) Royalty d) Capulets

10. Who asks his uncle to kick Romeo out of the party?
a) Benvolio b) Tybalt c) Mercutio d) Paris

11. What is the name of the woman (girl) who just broke Romeo's heart at the beginning of the play?
a) Juliet b) Rosalind c) Susan d) Nurse

12. The Prince tells the fighters, "If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."
a) True b) False

13. When Romeo meets Juliet for the first time, to what does he compare her?
a) A rose b) A dream c) A jewel d) A party
14. Benvolio gives Romeo the "Queen Mab" speech.
a) True b) False

15. How is Tybalt related to Juliet?
a) cousin b) uncle c) fiancÚ' d) dad

16. In the famous "balcony" scene, when Juliet says "Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?"
(Act II, Sc. 2, line 33), what is she asking?
a) Where is Romeo? b) Where is the night?
c) Why don't you like art? d) Why are you Romeo, a Montegue?

17. Why does Romeo hate his own name?
a) Because his "name" is Juliet's enemy b) Because, admit it, it sounds dumb
c) Because he wants to be Juliet's cousin d) Because he would rather be named Rose

18. What do Romeo and Juliet plan to do the following day?
a) get married b) sneak out and go swimming
c) go on a picnic d) kill themselves

19. What is the name of Romeo's spiritual advisor?
a) Friar Tuck b) Friar Chuck
c) Friar Lawrence c) French Friar

20. Why does the Friar finally agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
a) He believes it will bring the families together again
b) He is about to quit being a priest anyway
c) He can see how much Romeo truly loves Juliet
d) He does not agree to marry them

21. Which member of the Capulet household is not only aware of the marriage, but is assisting with it?
a) Lady Capulet b) Paris c) Samson d) The Nurse

22. What is Friar Lawrence's fears of marrying the couple?
a) He may get in trouble with the two families
b) They are not really in love
c) He can not remember the wedding ceremony
d) Both a and b

23. In Romeo and Juliet, who speaks in rhyme?
a) servants b) the rich and the royalty c) teenagers d) the poor

24. William Shakespeare wrote most of his plays and sonnets in what rhyming pattern?
a) iambic pentameter b) imagery c) rhyming couplets d) puns

25. Choose the best set of words that fit into the blanks respectively.
"What's in a _____________? That which we call a ____________ by any other word would
smell as ____________.
a) rose; Montegue; sweet
b) name; rose; sour
c) name; rose; sweet
d) rose; name; sweet

To which family do the following characters belong?
26. Romeo
a) Capulet b) Montegue

27. Juliet
a)Capulet b) Montegue

28. Benvolio
a) Capulet b) Montegue

29. Tybalt
a) Capulet b) Montegue

30. Nurse (with which family is she associated)
a) Capulet b) Montegue

31. In Act III, Who wants to fight Romeo?
a) Benvolio b) Paris c) Tybalt d) Friar Lawrence

32. Romeo finally fights the above person in order to
a) defend himself b) defend Benvolio c) protect Mercutio d) avenge Mercutio's death

33. Who dies in this act?
a) Tybalt
b) Mercutio
c) Romeo
d) A and B

34. The nurse's description of the fight leads Juliet to believe that Romeo
a) is dead b) has abandoned her c) no longer loves her d) is still the Capulet's enemy

35. Lady Capulet thinks her threat to send someone to poison Romeo will make Juliet
a) angry b) guilty c) frightened d) comforted

36. What does Capulet use in an attempt to get Juliet to agree to marry Paris?
a) Pleas b) threats c) tears d) promises


37. Why does Juliet tell the Nurse that her advice about marrying Paris has comforted her?
a) She no longer trusts the Nurse with her secrets
b) She feels soothed because the advice is practical
c) She is using sarcasm to show the Nurse her anger
d) She wants the Nurse to calm down before asking for help

38. Which of the following is an example of a soliloquy in Act III?
a) Juliet's speech as she awaits Romeo
b) Benvolio's speech describing the fight
c) Friar Lawrence's "There art thou happy" speech
d) Romeo and Juliet's dialogue as they say farewell

39. Which of the following events that occur in Act III would be considered a turning point for the play?
a) Romeo, Tybalt and Mercutio's fight
b) Romeo killing Tybalt
c) Romeo's banishment
d) all of the above

40. How does the turning point of the play effect the mood of the play after the above event(s) occur?
a) the mood is lighter, more happy
b) the mood is dark and sad
c) the mood is now adventurous and exciting
d) none of the above

41. What every day electronic item can we compare the birds that Juliet hears after her night with Romeo?
a) alarm clock b) hair dryer c) can opener d) pencil sharpener

42. Why do Juliet's parents think she is sad?
a) Because of Romeo's banishment
b) Because the Nurse isn't her friend anymore
c) Because of Tybalt's death
d) Because she must marry Paris

43. What does Lord Capulet threaten to do if Juliet does not agree to marry Paris?
a) disown her b) kill her c) beat her d) none of the above

44. What is Lord Capulet planning for Juliet?
a) Surprise her with a marriage to Romeo
b) Surprise her with a marriage to Paris
c) A 15th birthday party
d) An engagement party for Romeo and Juliet

45. Where does Romeo go after his banishment?
a) Verona b) Venice c) Paris d) Mantua

46. Whom does Juliet see at Friar Lawrence's cell?
a) Romeo b) Friar John
c) Paris d) The Nurse
47. Which of the following best describes Juliet's remarks to Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell?
a)She lies to him.
b) She says truthful things to him.
c) She says things she believes are true but are not true.
d) She speaks truthfully but is not referring to him
48. Juliet's mood when she asks for Friar Lawrence's advice is
a) optimistic b) desperate
c) confused d) guilty and shameful

49. The main point of Friar Lawrence's plan is to
a) fake Juliet's death
b) help Juliet kill herself
c) make Capulet change his mind
d) end the Capulet-Montegue feud

50. When Juliet is speaking to Paris in Friar Lawrence's cell, the following bit of dialogue occurs:
PARIS: Thy face is mine, and thou hast sland'red it.
JULIET: It may be so, for it is not mine own.
What is Juliet suggesting with this line?
a) She is putting on a fake face for Paris; she is not being her self.
b) She is ugly from crying all night long.
c) She hopes that when she and Paris marry, he will pay for a face lift.
d) She wants Paris to dry her tears and make her happy by marrying her soon

51. Before she drinks the potion, Juliet fears all of the following EXCEPT that
a) it will not work at all
b) it will actually kill her
c) Romeo will not come for her
d) She will wake up early and go insane.

52. At which point does Juliet accomplish the first step of the plan?
a) When she drinks the potion.
b) When she asks the Nurse and her mother to let her sleep alone.
c) When she tells Paris that she loves him
d) When she tells her father that she WILL marry Paris.

53.The scene that involves the Capulet's making wedding preparations is in the play for
a) comic relief b) dramatics
c) anger d) the actors to change clothes

54. .Who first finds Juliet after she has taken the potion?
a) Lady Capulet b) Lord Capulet
c) the Nurse d) Romeo

To what family do the following characters belong?

55. Paris
a) Capulet b) Montegue c) Other

56. Prince Escalus
a) Capulet b) Montegue c) Other

57. Romeo's Father
a) Capulet b) Montegue c) Other

58. Juliet's Mother
a) Capulet b) Montegue c) Other

59. Friar Lawrence
a) Capulet b) Montegue c) Other

60. Lord Capulet moves the wedding date from Thursday to Wednesday.
a) True b) False

61. What happens to Juliet at the end of Act IV?
a) she dies b) everyone thinks she is dead
c) she falls into a coma c) she runs away to be with Romeo
62. What is the name of Romeo's servant?
a) Benvolio b) Samson c) Gregory d) Balthasar

63. What news does Romeo's servant bring to Romeo in Mantua?
a) That Juliet is dead b) That the Friar has a plan, and Romeo should wait
c) That Romeo needs to buy poison c) That Tybalt is dead

64. An apothecary is someone who makes and sells drugs using natural elements.
a) True b) False

65. What does Romeo buy from the Apothecary?
a) A newspaper b) Cocaine c) Heroine d) Poison

66. Who was supposed to deliver the letter to Romeo?
a) Friar John b) Friar Lawrence c) Balthasar d) Paris

67. What is the actor doing when the script says [aside] ?
a) The actor brings the person he is talking to and whispers in his ear
b) The actor stands right next to the person he is talking to
c) The actor says this line to the audience only
d) none of the above

68. What kind of animal do Romeo and his servant ride to Verona?
a) Goose b) Horse c) Goat d) Donkey

69. What happens to someone who sells deadly drugs in Mantua?
a) Put in jail b) Put to death c) Pay a fine d) Banishment

70. Who is at Juliet's tomb when Romeo arrives there?
a) Paris b) Mercutio c) Tybalt d) Lady Capulet

71. What does Romeo give to his servant to give to his father?
a) A rose b) a ring c) a suicide letter d) a thank you letter

72. What does Romeo tell his servant he is going to do in the tomb?
a) Get a ring from Juliet's finger
b) Look at Juliet's face one last time
c) Kill himself
d) Both a and b

73. Who dies in the Capulet's tomb?
a) Paris
b) Romeo
c) Juliet
d) All of the above

74. What is Paris's last request?
a) For the two families to get along, at last
b) To be buried next to Juliet
c) For Romeo to be killed
d) For Romeo to be arrested

75. How does Juliet die?
a) She kisses Romeo and gets some of his poison on her lips
b) She drinks the rest of the poison
c) She stabs herself with Romeo's knife
d) She shoots herself with Romeo's gun

76. Paris thinks that Romeo is going to do something to the bodies in the Capulet's tomb.
a) True b) False

77. The Prince decides to blame Friar Lawrence and punish him for everything that happens to the young lovers.
a) True b) False

78. Romeo and Juliet are called star-crossed lovers because
a) it is their fate that they should not be together
b) they were destined to die and be cast in the sky as stars
c) their paths keep crossing but they never get to meet each other
d) they both love astronomy

79. All of the following prove that Romeo and Juliet are "star-crossed lovers" EXCEPT. . .
a) Their families have always hated each other
b) The letter that should have been delivered couldn't because of a quarantine
c) Romeo kills Tybalt and is banished
d) Mercutio and Benvolio are always joking with Romeo

80. What does Lord Montegue tell Lord Capulet he will do in honor of Juliet?
a) put up a golden statue b) put up a picture in his home of the two teenagers
c) put up a cement statue d) print a public apology in the Verona Meridinal

81. In the end of the play, what happens between the Capulets and the Montegues?
a) They reunite and become friends again
b) They fight
c) They kill each other
d) The Montegues agree to move to Mantua since they are not wanted in Verona

82. Romeo and Juliet was written by
a) William Shakespeare
b) Irving Berlin
c) Dr. Seuss
d) Carin Wilson

83. What type of play is Romeo and Juliet?
a) Comedy b) Tragedy c) Action d) Mystery

84. Where was the group that came to VC to perform a mixture of Shakespeare plays from?
a) University of Louisiana at Lafayette b) LSU
c) Northwestern State University d) Northeastern State University

85. What is the last line of Romeo and Juliet?
a) "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo?"
b) "That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet."
c) " For never was a story of more woe, Than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
d) "Farewell, parting is such sweet sorrow."

86. The following could be considered themes of Romeo and Juliet EXCEPT:
a) Love
b) Hate
c) Love vs. Lust
d) Theft

87. What change of events would make a better ending for this play?
a) If the Capulet's and Montegues got along the whole time
b) If Romeo would have never killed Tybalt.
c) If Friar Lawrence delivered the letter to Romeo as he should have
d) All of the above


88. How does Mrs. Wilson feel about Shakespeare?
a) She LOVES his work b) She hates to teach it
c) She HATES his work d) She would rather teach The Odyssey again

89. During the time you have been studying Romeo and Juliet, Mrs. Wilson provided many different opportunities for you to see Shakespeare.
a) True b) False

90. Shakespeare's plays can be related to many modern day movies, songs, poems, stories and real life events.
a) True b) False

Put the following events in order. Begin with number 1, being the first thing that happened and 10 being the last thing.

91. Romeo and Juliet meet.
92. Juliet fakes her death.
93. Romeo's heart is broken by Rosalind.
94. Juliet stabs herself.
95. Romeo kills Tybalt.
96. Romeo buys a poison.
97. Juliet's Father threatens to disown Juliet if she does not marry Paris.
98. Juliet's family gives a feast.
99. Romeo is banished.
100. Romeo and Juliet marry.