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Category 1: Who said it and why?

100- Q:“O she doth teach the torches to turn bright/It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night/ As a
rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear/ Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear.”

A: Romeo on Juliet’s beauty when he sees her at the party

200- Q: “No less? Nay, bigger! Women grow by men!”

A: The Nurse making a joke about Juliet not only getting Paris’ money but having Paris’ babies.

300- Q:“What early tongue so saluteth me?/ Young son it argues a distempered head/ So soon to bid
good morrow to thy bed.”

A: Friar Laurence on Romeo calling upon him so early in the morning after the balcony scene.

400- Q: “This cannot anger him. ‘Twould anger him to raise a spirit in his mistress’ circle of some strange
nature, letting it there stand till she had laid it and conjured it down.”

A: Mercutio making sex jokes about Rosaline in an attempt to get her out of hiding.

500- Q: “See what a scourge is laid upon your hate that Heaven finds means to kill your joy with love,
and I for winking at your discords too, have lost a brace of kinsmen. All are punished.

A: The Prince on the consequences of the Feud.

Category 2: Identifying Literary Terms

100- Q: “So tedious is this day as is the night before some festival to an impatient child that hath new
robes and may not wear them.”

A: Simile

200- Q: “So smiles the heavens upon this holy act”

A: Personification

300- “Oh God, I have an ill-divining soul! Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low as one dead in the
bottom of a tomb.”

A: Foreshadowing

400- Q:“Madam if you could find out but a man to bear such poison I would temper it.”

A: Verbal Irony
500- Q: “Three civil brawls bread of an airy word by you Capulet and Montague have thrice disturbed
the quiet of our streets.”

A: Exposition

Category 3: Modes

100- Q: This mode consists of short lines that are often exclamations and speak of violence.

A: Action

200- Q: Name the mode that is occupied solely by Friar Laurence in “Romeo and Juliet”

A: Sententious

300- Q: List two of the qualities of the stately mode.

A: Any combination of authority, exposition, and blank verse.

400- Q: Romeo’s dialogue with Juliet during the balcony scene is an example of what Shakespearian
mode?”

A: Poetic

500- List both qualities of the Sententious mode.

A: A person who has been formally educated and provides a statement on life in general instead of
merely the plot of the play.

Category 4: The Play’s the Thing

100 Q: How do Romeo and Benvolio find out about the feast at the Capulet’s house?

A: Romeo reads a message for an illiterate servant who is supposed to be delivering invitations for
Capulet. The servant invites him to the wedding.

200- Q: What about Tybalt does Mercutio disapprove of?

A: His fighting style (fencing is too polite)

300- Q: What reason does Romeo give Balthasar to not follow him into the Capulet tomb in scene 5?

A: He needs to take a ring from Juliet’s body.

400- Q: What is the first thing that Romeo swears by when confessing his love to Juliet during the
balcony scene?”

A: The moon
500- Q: List the four fears of Juliet before drinking the potion given to her by the Friar.

Category 5: Minor characters

100- Q: What is the name of the Nurse’s man?

A: Peter

200- Q: Who are the Capulet servants who begin the brawl in Act I sc i?

A: Sampson and Gregory

300- Q: Who has the least lines of these four characters: Lord Montague, Lady Montague, Lord Capulet,
Lady Capulet.

A: Lady Montague

400- Q: How many different watchmen have lines in the final scene of Romeo and Juliet?

A: Three

500- Q: Who tells Tybalt to flee the scene of the crime after he kills Mercutio?

A: Petruchio

Category 6: Literary Term Definitions

100- Q: Comparing two things that are essentially not alike.

A: Metaphor

200- Q: When the audience knows something that the characters on stage do not.

A: Dramatic Irony

300- Q: Giving human qualities or abilities to an inanimate object or abstract concept.

A: Personification.

400-Q: Using pauses, stress, inflection, and non-verbal communication to create meaning underneath
the lines in a script.

A: Subtext

500- Q: A rhythmic pattern that features lines of ten syllables with alternating “unstressed-stressed”
feet.

A: Iambic Pentameter

Category 7: Elizabethan Era
100- Q: What illness destroyed England’s population shortly before and during the Elizabethan Era?

A: The black plague

200- Q: What is a rapier?

A: A sword

300- Q: Who played female roles in Elizabethan Era theatre?

A: young boys

400- Q: Why was Elizabeth I known as “The Virgin Queen?”

A: During her rule, Elizabeth never married.

500- Q: What was the name of William Shakespeare’s theatre?

A: The Globe Theatre

Category 8: Plot Points

100- Q: What is the name of the city where Romeo is sent after being banished from Verona?

A: Mantua

200- Q: How old is Juliet?

A: 13 years old

300- Q: What is Paris’ last request before he dies?

A: That he can be buried next to Juliet.

400- How many scenes do Romeo and Juliet both appear in during the play?

A: 5- the party, the balcony, their wedding, the scene after their night together and the final scene

500- Q: Name the two characters who are related to the Prince.

A: Paris and Mercutio



FINAL JEOPARDY:

How many characters die during Romeo and Juliet?

6- Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio, Tybalt, Paris, Lady Montague

				
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