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Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1 Quiz

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Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1 Quiz

Everybody who has been through high school knows about crushes... and if you don't yet, you soon will. Act 1 Scene 1 introduces us one of the "star cross'd lovers" the Chorus warns of in the Prologue. Here, the audience witnesses Romeo's teenaged angst and observes how he responds to the friend who tries to console him. Romeo is in love with being in love. Take our quiz and make sure you understand the initial motivations for the tragedy that follows. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty. See how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. What have you got to lose? What you'll gain is a better grade!

  • Question 1

    Why is Romeo so sad in the opening scene?

  • Question 2

    What punishment does the Prince say will come to anyone who brawls in the streets again?

  • Question 3

    What city serves as the setting for the play?

  • Question 4

    How does Benvolio try to cheer up his friend?

  • Question 5

    True or False: The Chorus informs the audience that the falling out between the two families is a recent development

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