R & J Quiz dougs awnser

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1. After he is wounded in Act III, Scene i, Mercutio says to Romeo, “Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm.” Which of the following is the best paraphrase of Mercutio’s words?
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b. Why did you interfere? Your arm allowed him to stab me**
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2. Act III, Scene i, when Benvolio announces Mercutio’s death, Romeo replies, “This day’s black fate on more days doth depend; / This but begins the woe others must end.” Which of the following best describes Romeo’s emotional reaction to Mercutio’s death?
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a. grief and fear of the future*
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3. Which of the following best compares or contrasts (Dramatic Foil) Benvolio’s personality with that of Mercutio?
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b. Benvolio is more serious than Mercutio*
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4. Act III, Scene i, when Benvolio announces Mercutio’s death, Romeo replies, “This day’s black fate on more days doth depend; / This but begins the woe others must end.” Which of the following best describes Romeo’s emotional reaction to Tybalt’s death?
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a. shame and sympathy for Tybalt*
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5. Act III, Scene i, after Tybalt’s death, the Prince sentences Romeo to which of the following punishments?
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c. banishment*
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6. In Act III, Scene i, once Romeo is banished & Juliet is forced to marry Paris, Friar Lawrence outlines his plan to help Juliet in her desperate situation. Which of the following are important elements in this plan?
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a. a powerful potion and a message to Romeo to take Juliet from the tomb*
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7. In Act III, scene ii, which of the words below conveys the same meaning as fray in this line: “Where are the vile beginners of this fray?”
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b. fight**
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8. In Act III, scene III, Lady Capulet, who thinks Juliet is lamenting the death of Tybalt, tells her, “Therefore have done. Some grief shows much of love; / But much of grief shows still some want of wit.” What is the best paraphrase of this passage?
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c. Stop grieving. Some mourning is a natural result of love, but too much grief is foolish**
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9. In Act III when Juliet gives her soliloquy, soon after the friar gives her the potion to sleep, on which of the following topics does Juliet dwell and fear?
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d. her fear of what may happen when she awakens in the tomb*
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10. In Act III we heard Juliet’s soliloquy after Friar Lawrence gives her the potion. Read the passage & answer the question. What if it be a poison which the friar Subtly hath minist’red to have me dead, Lest in this marriage he should be dishonored Because he married me before to Romeo? If you want to summarize this passage, what should you do?
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b. break down the long sentence into shorter ones**
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11. Choose the item that is the best paraphrase of these lines from the opening of Act III, Scene i: Benvolio. I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire. The day is hot, the Capels are abroad, And, if we meet, we shall not ‘scape a brawl, For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.
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a. Please, Mercutio, let us go in. It is hot and the Capulets are out and about. If we meet, we will surely end up fighting because everyone’s tempers are running high**
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12. What event do Benvolio’s lines from the opening of Act III, Scene I, hint at, or foreshadow? And, if we meet, we shall not ‘scape a brawl, For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.
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a. the fight in which Mercutio and Tybalt are killed**
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13. In Act III, Scene i, Romeo is motivated to kill Tybalt because Tybalt has
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b. killed Mercutio**
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14. In Act III, Scene ii, Juliet addresses the Nurse in a monologue that begins, “O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face! / Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?” She goes on to say, “Despisèd substance of divinest show! / Just opposite to what thou justly seem’st— / A damnèd saint, an honorable villain!” Juliet is responding to the news of which event?
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d. Tybalt’s death by Romeo’s hand**
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15. Act III which is the best paraphrase of the following passage? Nurse: Hie to your chamber. I will find Romeo To comfort you. I wot well where he is. Hark ye, your Romeo will be here at night. I will to him; he is hid at Lawrence’s cell.
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b. Go to your bedroom. I will find Romeo for you. I am sure I know where he is. Romeo will be here tonight. I will go to him at Friar Lawrence’s cell*
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16. Juliet loses trust in the Nurse at the end of Act III because the Nurse
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c. advises Juliet to marry Paris**
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17. Which of the following speeches is a soliloquy?
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b. In Scene ii, Juliet, alone in her room, expresses her impatience and anxiety**
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18. Which of the following most nearly expresses Romeo’s character flaw?
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c. impulsiveness**
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19. In Act III of Romeo and Juliet, the central issue is a choice between
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d. romantic love and family loyalty**
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20. Choose the statement that best describes the circumstances of a monologue.
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c. In Scene iii, Friar Lawrence speaks sternly to Romeo about his feeling sorry for himself**
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21. Which of the following best defines a paraphrase?
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d. a restatement in your own words**
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22. At the beginning of Act III, Scene ii, Juliet is alone in Capulet’s orchard. She delivers a long speech in which she eagerly anticipates Romeo’s arrival at nightfall. Which of the following correctly describes this speech?
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d. soliloquy**
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23. In Act III, Scene iii, when Romeo learns about the Prince’s decree, which of the following best expresses his reaction as he talks with Friar Lawrence?
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c. self-pity**
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24. Read the following speech by the Nurse to Juliet in Act III, Scene ii: There’s no trust, No faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, All forsworn, all naught, all dissemblers. Which of the following is the best paraphrase of this speech?
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a. Men are not to be trusted. Unfaithful and dishonest, they are all liars and hypocrites**
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25. What is the main purpose of Act III Scene iv, after Paris speaks to Lord Capulet & Lady Capulet?
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c. to show Capulet’s decision that Juliet will marry Paris the following Thursday**
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26. By the end of Act III, how has Juliet come to think about or regard the Nurse?
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c. with resentment**
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27. In Shakespearean drama, characters who do not speak in verse (iambic pentameter) are likely to be
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b. noble or aristocratic**
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28. At the end of Act III, what does Juliet decide to do?
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d. visit Friar Lawrence to seek his advice**
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29. Choose the item that is the best paraphrase of these lines from the opening of Act III, Scene i: Benvolio. I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire. The day is hot, the Capels are abroad, And, if we meet, we shall not ‘scape a brawl, For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.
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a. Please, Mercutio, let us go in. It is hot and the Capulets are out and about. If we meet, we will surely end up fighting because everyone’s tempers are running high**
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30. In Act III, Tybalt and Mercutio are eager to fight (playfully), but Benvolio & Romeo try to avid any conflict–at first.
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a. True**
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31. What is a reference to a historical or literary figure, event, or object?
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d. allusion**
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32. What are the words spoken by an actor and supposedly heard only by the audience called?
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d. aside**
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33. What are events which hint of things to come referred to as?
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b. foreshadowing**
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34. What is a figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated for emphasis or humorous effect?
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c. hyperbole**

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