Romeo and Juliet Act 1 & Prologue Summary & Study Guide Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a pun?

Question 2 2. Who is Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet?

Question 3 3. Why does Benvolio want Romeo to go to a feast at the Capulet mansion?

Question 4 4. How old is Juliet at the beginning of Romeo and Juliet?

Question 5 5. What pun did Mercutio make about Romeo's meek and moping nature in Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet?

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Question 6 6. Why does the Clown ask Romeo to read the party guest list?

Question 7 7. Who does Paris want to marry?

Question 8 8. What are homophones?

Question 9 9. In this scene, who is Romeo infatuated with?

Question 10 10. Which line in Mercutio's speech about Queen Mab in Romeo and Juliet demonstrates that the monologue is taking a darker turn?

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Question 11 11. Why is Mercutio different from many of the other characters in Romeo and Juliet?

Question 12 12. Which character in Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet speaks the most puns?

Question 13 13. In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says, ''I'll look to like, if looking liking move / But no more deep will I endart mine eye / Than your consent gives it strength to fly.'' What does she mean by this?

Question 14 14. According to Mercutio's famous speech, who is Queen Mab?

Question 15 15. In Romeo and Juliet, which of Juliet's caregivers is the least eager for her to get married?

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Question 16 16. Choose the BEST interpretation of the following line from the Queen Mab speech in Romeo and Juliet: 'And in this state she gallops night by night through lovers' brains, and then they dream of love.'

Question 17 17. Right before Mercutio's speech about Queen Mab, Romeo says, 'tis not wit (wise) to go' to the Capulet's party because he had a dream about it the night before. This would be considered foreshadowing because:

Question 18 18. What does Benvolio compare being in love to?

Question 19 19. Which word BEST describes the character Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet?

Question 20 20. What type of play is Romeo and Juliet?

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Question 21 21. In Romeo and Juliet, how does Lady Capulet suggest Juliet decide if Paris is right for her?

Question 22 22. In Romeo and Juliet, how does Juliet feel about marriage in general?

Question 23 23. Why does Romeo want to attend the Capulet feast?

Question 24 24. What sets off Mercutio's rant about Queen Mab?

Question 25 25. What does Romeo worry will happen if they go to the party?

Romeo and Juliet Act 1 & Prologue Summary & Study Guide Chapter Exam Instructions

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