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Romeo and Juliet- Act II Quiz 1 I.

Matching: Choose the answer that best fits the questions and place it in the blank. 1. At the beginning of Act II, where does Romeo go? a) Friars Cell b) Capulets Orchard c) Benvolios house d) The Feast 2. 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 dont you like art? d) Why are you Romeo, a Montegue? 3. Why does Romeo hate his own name? a) Because his "name" is Juliets enemy b) Because, admit it, it sounds dumb c) Because he wants to be Juliets cousin d) Because he would rather be named Rose 4. 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 5. Who challenged Romeo in a letter? a) Lord Capulet b) Juliet c) Tybalt d) Mercutio 6. In Romeo and Juliet, who speaks in rhyme? a) servants b) the rich and the royalty c) teenagers d) the poor 7. William Shakespeare wrote most of his plays and sonnets in what rhyming pattern? a) iambic pentameter b) imagery c) rhyming couplets d) puns 8. What is Friar Laurences special skill or area of knowledge? a. prayer b. herbs c. poetry d. love 9. What is one key to reading blank verse? a. Find the rhythm and be sure to emphasize stressed and unstressed syllables. b. Pay attention to punctuation rather than to line endings. c. Watch for the rhymes that signal that something important is going to happen. d. Read each thought or phrase separately, and always pause at the end of a line. 10. Benvolio serves as a foil for Mercutio because Benvolio is more ____. a. playful c. romantic b. serious d. talkative 11. The contrasts between Romeos character and those of both Friar Lawrence and Mercutio help to emphasize Romeos attitude about ____. a. love c. dueling b. death d. dancing 12. What makes Romeos love for Juliet different from his love for Rosaline? a. Romeo is less certain about his love for Rosaline. b. Romeo has known Juliet longer than he has known Rosaline. c. Unlike Rosaline, Juliet is a Capulet. d. Unlike Rosaline, Juliet returns Romeos love. 13. Act II is mainly about a. Benvolio and Mercutios impatience with Romeo. b. Friar Lawrences hesitation concerning Romeos marriage. c. Romeo and Juliets decision to get married. d. Juliets growing impatience with her nurse.

14. Blank verse is a. poetry with no structure and no rhyme. b. a type of long poem often used for plays. c. the only type of poetry Shakespeare used throughout his plays. d. unrhymed verse written in iambic pentameter. 15. Choose the possessive pronoun that correctly completes the following sentence. Despite their families feud, Romeo and Juliet believe that true love is ______. a. hers c. his b. theirs d. theirs II. Identify the literary device used in the following quotes. You may have more than one answer for each. For example, a quote could be a pun but also be an example of personification. 16. Romeo: And badst me bury love. Friar: Not in a grave to lay one in, another out to have. a. metaphor b. consonance c. personification 17. to hide her face; for her fans the fairer face. a. metaphor b. alliteration c. pun

d. foreshadowing

d. allusion

18. Therefore do nimble-pinioned doves draw Love /And therefore hath the wind-swift Cupid wings. a. consonance b. assonance c. foreshadowing d. allusion 19. My bounty is as boundless as the sea. a. allusion b. assonance

c. alliteration

d. pun

20. As Juliet expresses her thoughts and feelings on the balcony of the Capulet home, Romeo hears her and says, Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this? This quote is an example of a. aside c. soliloquy b. monologue d. personification III. Quote Identification: Who said it? What is he/she talking about? Why is it important? 21."But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks?" 22."These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss, consume." 23. Lord, how my head aches! What a head have I! It beats as it would fall in twenty pieces. My back a t'other side--ah, my back, my back! 24. Therefore love moderately: long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow. It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say it lightens. Sweet, good night! 25. O, swear not by the moon, th' inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her circle orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.