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Romeo Juliet Act V quiz

Romeo and Juliet: Act V quiz
English I
Part I: Vocabulary—fill in the blank with the correct word from the word bank.
Word bank:
1. The policemen _______________________ the bank robber when he fled the scene.
2. My dogs tore the freshmen homework assignments to shreds—only _______________________ were left.
3. The girl acted ______________________. She was, after all, homecoming queen, prom queen, star of the school
play, AND valedictorian.
4. The directions for the final project were __________________________; the teacher wasn’t very clear in her
5. I _________________________ the variety of new books that the librarian had set out on display.
Part II: Literary Terms
6. Define theme. What is one of the themes of Romeo and Juliet? Use complete sentences! (4 pts)
Part III: Multiple Choice
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo?
a. That Friar Laurence has solved all of their problems with his potion.
b. That Juliet is dead.
c. That Juliet has married Paris.
d. That his banishment has been lifted.
8. Romeo offers the Apothecary 40 ducats for:
a. A horse.
b. A dagger.
c. A cloak.
d. A dram of poison.
9. It is _______________________ for the Apothecary to sell what Romeo wants.
a. Legal
b. Illegal
10. How does Romeo get the Apothecary to sell him what he wants?
a. He appeals to the Apothecary’s sense of morality.
b. He appeals to the Apothecary’s greed.
c. He appeals to the Apothecary’s poverty and hunger.
d. He appeals to the Apothecary’s desire to be arrested.
11. What’s the deal with the letters Friar John was supposed to give to Romeo?
a. He delivered them, no problem.
b. He was delayed a few days, but he still delivered them.
c. He had someone else deliver them.
d. He couldn’t deliver them at all due to an “infectious pestilence.”
12. When Paris shows up at Juliet’s tomb, it’s an example of:
a. A complication
b. Motif
c. Onomatopoeia
d. Theme
13. Why does Paris think Romeo is at the tomb?
a. To vandalize the tomb
b. To mourn for Juliet
c. To fight Paris
d. To mourn for Tybalt
14. Romeo overlooked a clue that could have shown him Juliet was alive. It was:
a. Her breathing.
b. Her twitching.
c. Her red cheeks and lips.
d. Her warmth.
15. Juliet awakens to find ____________________ and ____________________ dead.
a. Friar Laurence and Friar John.
b. Romeo and Paris
c. Friar Laurence and Romeo
d. Balthasar and Romeo
16. Why doesn’t Friar Laurence stay with Juliet in the tomb?
a. He’s scared of ghosts.
b. Juliet has weirded him out.
c. Friar John calls for him.
d. He knows people are coming.
17. How does Juliet die?
a. From the poison on Romeo’s lips.
b. From the poison in Romeo’s vial.
c. From Romeo’s dagger.
d. From Paris’ dagger.
18. Romeo’s letter:
a. Explains everything.
b. Gets the Friar off the hook.
c. Both A & B
d. Neither A nor B
19. What are the Montagues and Capulets planning to do at the end of Act V?
a. Have an all-out war.
b. Build statues of Romeo and Juliet.
c. Take their own lives.
d. Forgive each other.
e. A & C
f. B & D
Part IV: Quotes—identify the character who speaks each line.
20. “Then I defy you, stars!” (V.i.24)_____________________________
21. “…gold—worse poison to men’s souls” (V.i.80-83)._________________________
22. “Holy Franciscan friar!” (V.ii.1).____________________________
23. “What here? A cup, closed in my truelove’s hand?” (V.iii.161)_______________________
24. “O happy dagger!” (V.iii.169)__________________________
Part V: Quote Explanation—explain what each quote means in plain English AND tell me who says each quote. Use
1-3 sentences—make sure you use complete sentences!  (3 pts each)
25. “Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight” (V.i.34). __________________________
26. “There is thy gold—worse poison to men’s souls,/Doing more murder in this loathsome world,/Than these poor
compounds that thou mayst not sell” (V.i.80-82).
Part VI: TQE: Write a well-developed TQE to answer the following question: Should Friar Lawrence face some sort of
consequences for his actions in this play? Don’t forget to cite your quote.
Part VII: Extra Credit
By the end of the play, SIX people have died—thus we call this play a tragedy. Name the people who have died.
(only get EC if you can name them all)