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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who arrives to talk to Romeo in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) The Nurse.
(d) The friar.
2. The friar will not let Romeo and Juliet stay alone together until what?
(a) They promise him to behave.
(b) They talk to their parents.
(c) They are married.
(d) They make confession.
3. In Act 1, Scene 1, Tybalt accuses Benvolio of what?
(a) Inciting violence.
4. The Capulet servant approaches Romeo in Act 1, Scene 2 to ask him what?
(a) If Romeo would like to attend the party.
(b) Advice about delivering the invitations.
(c) If Romeo can read.
(d) Directions to Capulet's house.
5. Capulet's initial objection to Paris courting his daughter is due to what?
(a) Paris' social position.
(b) Juliet's disdain for marriage.
(c) Juliet's age.
(d) Paris' connection to the Montagues.
Short Answer Questions
1. What advice does the friar give Romeo about love at the start of Act 2, Scene 6?
2. Friar Laurence believes the alliance between families might _______________.
3. What will be Juliet's excuse for leaving the house to go to church that afternoon?
4. What does the nurse say about the man who is lucky enough to marry Juliet?
5. What does Romeo decide to do at the start of Act 2, Scene 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Mercutio discussing Tybalt's character in Act 2, Scene 4?
2. How do Romeo and Juliet describe their feelings for each other in Act 2, Scene 6?
3. Why does Capulet discourage Tybalt from confronting Romeo?
4. What "satisfaction" does Romeo ask Juliet for?
5. Why does Romeo ask Mercutio's pardon in Act 2, Scene 4?
6. Why does Juliet wish Romeo had another name?
7. Why is the friar concerned about the intensity of Romeo and Juliet's love for one another?
8. How are Romeo and Juliet's families alike, and why might this be important?
9. How does Capulet respond to Paris' proposal to court Juliet?
10. What limitations do Romeo and Juliet face as lovers?
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