Romeo and Juliet Act V, Scene 3: Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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Act V, Scene 3: Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions

  1. What is Paris doing in the churchyard?
  2. What does Paris think Romeo is doing?
  3. Why doesn’t Romeo want to fight Paris?
  4. Why does Juliet look so lifelike to Romeo?
  5. What does Friar Laurence see when he enters the tomb?
  6. What does Friar Laurence try and persuade Juliet to do?
  7. Why does Juliet kiss Romeo?
  8. How does Juliet kill herself?
  9. What happened to Romeo’s mother?
  10. How do the Montagues and the Capulets react to the deaths of their children?

Quiz Answers

  1. Paris is scattering flowers on Juliet’s grave.
  2. Paris thinks Romeo is trying to disturb the dead Capulets out of malice.
  3. Romeo doesn’t want to sin again by killing another person.
  4. Juliet looks lifelike because she is actually alive (and is about to awaken).
  5. Friar Laurence sees the bodies of Paris and Romeo just as Juliet begins to wake up.
  6. Friar Laurence urges Juliet to flee the scene and join a nunnery.
  7. Juliet hopes there might still be poison on Romeo’s lips.
  8. Juliet stabs herself with a dagger when she hears people approaching the tomb.
  9. Romeo’s mother died of grief due to her son’s banishment.
  10. Lord Capulet and Lord Montague reconcile their differences and decide to end the senseless feud.