Romeo and Juliet: Act 1, Scene 1 (Grade 9)
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Romeo and Juliet: Act 1, Scene 1
What are Sampson and Gregory doing in the beginning of the play?
- discussing their disdain for the Montagues
- discussing what it would be like to be colliers
- complaining about their jobs with the Capulets
- determining which weapons to use in their fight
What is ironic about Sampson says he'll do with the Montague women?
- He'll be civil with them.
- He'll cut off their heads.
- He'll invite them to the party.
- He'll push the up against the wall.
Based on the action in the play, which statement is true about Gregory and Sampson?
- They are best friends.
- They dislike each other immensely.
- They trade barbs with one another.
- They have worked together for a long time.
Why does Sampson pull out his sword?
- He wants to clean it off.
- He is upset with Gregory.
- There is a war going on in the country.
- Two servants from the Montagues have arrived.
Why don't Sampson and Gregory want to start the fight?
- They are scared of the Montagues.
- They want to avoid being blamed for something.
- They are afraid Lord Capulet may be watching them.
- They believe that fighting doesn't accomplish anything.
What does Sampson plan to do to get the Montagues to fight them?
- yell an insult
- sneer at them
- bite his thumb
- brandish his sworn
Does Abram initially want to fight Sampson and Gregory?
- It's not clear
Which word best describes Tybalt's personality?
What role does Lady Montague play in the argument?
- She eggs the men on.
- She tries to keep Montague from fighting.
- She keeps a lookout to note when Capulet arrives.
- She turns the servants into the police for starting a fight.
What role does the Prince play in this scene?
- He breaks up the fight.
- He sides with the Capulets.
- He sends out a search party for Romeo.
- He provides the audience with a history of the feud.
What is Lady Montague most concerned about?
- how Romeo is doing
- whether anyone was hurt in the fight
- protecting her family's reputation in Verona
- the judgement the Prince will bring down on the family
Which best describes the others' perception of Romeo's mood?
- He is depressed.
- He is uncomfortable.
- He is extremely angry.
- He is incredibly happy.
Which statement best explains Romeo's mood?
- He is tired.
- He was in a fight.
- He has lost the one he loved.
- He is worried about his cousin.
What is the problem with the woman Romeo loves?
- She is a Capulet.
- She has moved away.
- She took a vow of chastity.
- She is dating his best friend.
How does Benvolio suggest Romeo get over the girl?
- by writing her a letter
- by taking a trip to Italy
- by looking at other women
- by calling her awful names