Reading Shakespeare Quiz
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by Anna Reedy
| 12 Questions
1
1 pt
Label the different levels of the social hierarchy in England during the Elizabethan Era. (½ pt per correct level labeled)
2
4 pts
Scan the following quote from Romeo and Juliet.
3
1 pt
Because Juliet is speaking to Romeo without her knowledge of his hearing it, the above quote is considered to be what type of literary element?
Oxymoron
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Personification
4
1 pt
Identify the speaker of the following quote: "If ever you disturb our streets again, / Your lives shall pay
the forfeit of the peace.”
5
3 pts
Explain the significance of the quote in #4. What are the circumstances surrounding this being said? What impact does this quote have on the events throughout the rest of the play?

6
4 pts
By the end of Act II, what characters know about Romeo and Juliet's love for one another?
Capulet
Lady Capulet
Juliet
Tybalt
Nurse
Montague
Lady Montague
Romeo
Benvolio
Mercutio
Friar Laurence
County Paris
7
1 pt
What poetic device is used in the following quote: "…ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man…"
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Pun
Oxymoron
Soliloquy
Foreshadow
8
1 pt
What poetic device is used in the following quote: "Poor ropes, you are beguil’d, / Both you and I, for Romeo is exil’d."
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Pun
Oxymoron
Soliloquy
Foreshadow
9
1 pt
What poetic device is used in the following quote: "A plague on both your houses."
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Pun
Oxymoron
Soliloquy
Foreshadow
10
1 pt
What poetic device is used in the following quote: "A damned saint, an honourable villain!"
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Pun
Oxymoron
Soliloquy
Foreshadow
11
1 pt
What poetic device is used in the following quote: "…Beg pardon of the prince, and call thee back / With twenty hundred thousand times more joy / Than thou went'st forth in lamentation."
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Pun
Oxymoron
Soliloquy
Foreshadow
12
3 pts
Fill in the blanks to fill this famous line from Romeo and Juliet.

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