Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet Quiz

Fathers...Ugh. Am I right? Lord Capulet wants the best for his little girl and thinks he has found just the right match for her in a husband. But telling a young teenager what to do, apparently, has a long history of backfiring. Shakespeare's Lord Capulet is an interesting mixture of protection and pressure, bravado and foolishness. His leadership is flawed, his parenting questionable, and his role in the forthcoming tragedy undeniable. Take eNotes' exclusive quiz on the role of Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet to help you comprehend this important character. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!

  1. Why is Lord Capulet so concerned about keeping order in his own house?

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  2. True or False: Lord Capulet is certain Juliet will follow his commands

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  3. What is Lord Capulet's initial objection to Paris's request to marry Juliet?

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  4. With what does Lord Capulet threaten Juliet should she refuse to marry Paris?

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  5. What item is Lord Capulet demanding when he is first introduced in the play?

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