Act V, Scenes 1–2: Questions and Answers

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Quiz Questions

  1. What was Romeo’s dream about?
  2. What news does Balthasar bring?
  3. Why does Balthasar hesitate to bring Romeo his horses?
  4. Who does Romeo visit?
  5. Why is it dangerous for the Apothecary to sell poison?
  6. Why does the Apothecary sell Romeo the poison?
  7. Who is Friar John?
  8. Why couldn’t Friar John deliver the letter?
  9. What does Friar Laurence need a crowbar for?
  10. What does Friar Laurence plan to do now?

Quiz Answers

  1. Romeo dreamed that Juliet’s kiss saved him from death.
  2. Balthasar tells Romeo that Juliet has died.
  3. Balthasar thinks Romeo looks wild and worries that he might harm himself.
  4. Romeo visits a nearby apothecary.
  5. The sale of poison is illegal in Mantua and punishable by death.
  6. The Apothecary is too poor to refuse Romeo’s money.
  7. Friar John is the messenger Friar Laurence gave the message for Romeo to.
  8. Friar John got stuck in a sick house that was quarantined by the city.
  9. Friar Laurence intends to use the crowbar to break into the tomb and fetch Juliet.
  10. Friar Laurence plans to send another message to Romeo and hide Juliet in the meantime.

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