Characters of Romeo and Juliet: Description & Analysis - Quiz & Worksheet


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Romeo is _____ years old, and Juliet is _____.

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1. Romeo is probably_____ with Rosaline, since he forgets her as soon as he meets Juliet.

2. Juliet's parents want her to marry _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your knowledge of two of the most well-known figures in literature, Romeo and Juliet, along with the play's supporting characters, by reviewing this quiz and worksheet. You'll learn facts about Romeo and Juliet's characteristics and behaviors, as well as some key facts about the play itself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use these assessments to gauge your knowledge on:

  • The ages of Romeo and Juliet
  • Romeo's prior love interest
  • The Capulets' choice of husband for Juliet
  • The outcome of Romeo's sword fight
  • How Romeo and Juliet meet their respective fates

Skills Practiced

Students will use the following skills when working on this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Romeo and Juliet
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Shakespearean tragedy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characters' actions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Romeo, Juliet, and other central characters

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson on the characters of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet provides additional information, which will enable you to:

  • Understand the relationship between the Montagues and Capulets
  • Discover the events leading up to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet
  • See why Romeo's sword fight is a crucial plot event in the play
  • Identify the key characteristics of Romeo and Juliet
  • Explain the factors that make this play a tragedy