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Act II, Scenes 5–6: Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions

  1. Why is Juliet so anxious?
  2. What does Juliet say about love and time?
  3. When did Juliet send the Nurse out?
  4. Why won’t the Nurse tell Juliet what she wants to know?
  5. What does the Nurse think of Romeo?
  6. What does the Nurse eventually tell Juliet to do?
  7. What does the Friar advise Romeo to do?
  8. What does the Friar mean by “these violent ends delights have violent ends”?
  9. Why does Friar Laurence not want to leave Romeo and Juliet alone?
  10. Where does the secret wedding take place?

Quiz Answers

  1. Juliet feels like the Nurse is taking a long time to return with word from Romeo.
  2. Juliet says that it seems like love should make time move fast.
  3. The Nurse left at nine in the morning.
  4. The Nurse is teasing Juliet by deliberately changing the subject away from what she knows Juliet wants to talk about most.
  5. The Nurse thinks Romeo is very handsome.
  6. The Nurse tells Juliet to go to Friar Laurence’s cell where Romeo is waiting for her.
  7. The Friar cautions Romeo about jumping too quickly into love.
  8. The Friar means that great passions that start out strong and suddenly often end just as suddenly.
  9. The Friar does not want to leave them alone together because they are not yet married.
  10. The secret wedding takes place in Friar Laurence’s cell.