Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 5 Quiz

The Montagues and the Capulets meet at the Capulet's ball ... with the Montagues uninvited! Many actions transpire here that build toward romantic delight and the awful climax. Who shows unexpected kindness and with what loving metaphor is Juliet described? See the enmity between the Montagues and the Capulets take on new dynamics as some seek to join and some seek to sever, and ask yourself: "Why does Lord Capulet do what he does?" Test your grasp of Shakespeare's poetic character development with eNotes' Quiz on Romeo and Juliet, Act 1 Scene 5 and get instant feedback to help you in your review.

  1. Who recognizes Romeo's voice as a Montague, the enemy of the Capulets?

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  2. What does Lord Capulet say that compels many of the young women to dance with him?

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  3. Why does Lord Capulet allow Romeo to remain at the ball?

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  4. True or False: The ball is the first time ever that Romeo sees Juliet

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  5. Which of the following is NOT among the things to which Romeo compares Juliet's beauty?

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