Romeo & Juliet Test & Key
The test is structured as follows:

Part 1: Elements of Drama.
10 questions. Multiple Choice.
♦ Definition of drama
♦ Definition of aside
♦ Definition of monologue
♦ Definition of act
♦ Definition of soliloquy
♦ Definition of playwright
♦ Definition of blocking
♦ Division of the stage into 9 parts
♦ The format of a sonnet
♦ Definition of spectacle

Part 2: History of Drama.
10 questions. True/False.
♦ Typical number of acts in a play
♦ Origins of drama
♦ The significance of Aeschylus
♦ Arena stages
♦ Shakespeare's three primary types of plays
♦ The Globe as the first permanent theatre
♦ Exclusion of females from the stage
♦ Spectators inside the Globe Theatre
♦ Daytime performances
♦ Unruly behavior among groundlings

Part 3: Romeo & Juliet Characters.
24 questions. Multiple Choice.
♦ Friar Laurence
♦ Prince Escalus
♦ Lord Capulet
♦ Lady Capulet
♦ Paris
♦ Mercutio
♦ The Nurse
♦ Romeo
♦ Juliet
♦ Tybalt
♦ Benvolio
♦ Balthasar
♦ Lord Montague
♦ Lady Montague
♦ Friar John

Part 4: Literary Devices.
10 questions. Multiple Choice.
♦ Oxymoron
♦ Verbal irony
♦ Dramatic irony
♦ Situational irony
♦ Hyperbole
♦ Internal conflict
♦ Metaphor
♦ And more

Part 5: Romeo & Juliet Quotes and Excerpts.
14 questions. Matching quote to speaker and context.
♦ “Good pilgrim, you do wrong your hand too much…”
♦ “But soft! What light through yonder window breaks…”
♦ “...thou art a villain.”
♦ “Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man.”
♦ “Condemned villain, I do apprehend thee…”
♦ “O churl! Drunk all, and left no friendly drop…”
♦ “I do but keep the peace…”
♦ “My child is yet a stranger in the world…”
♦ “O, I am fortune’s fool.”
♦ “This intrusion shall, now seeming sweet…”
♦ “...hang, beg, starve, die in the streets…”
♦ “Capulet! Montague! ...all are punished.”
♦ “Parting is such sweet sorrow…”
♦ “For this alliance may so happy prove to turn your household’s rancor to pure love.”

Part 6: Short Answer.
8 questions.
♦ Purpose of a chorus
♦ Marriage in Shakespeare's day
♦ Romeo's emotional swings
♦ Romeo's willingness to renounce his name
♦ The balcony scene
♦ Juliet's feelings toward marrying Paris
♦ Theme
♦ Juliet's death

Part 7: Essay.
3 total essays. Students choose 2.
♦ Lady Capulet's relationship to Juliet and her attempts to convince Juliet to marry Paris
♦ Tragic mistakes and how they could have been avoided
♦ Determining who is to blame for Romeo and Juliet's death and why/how
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