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Whom is Romeo in love with when the play opens?
Rosaline
What punishment does Prince Escalus decree if the Montagues or Capulets break the peace with their feud?
Death
Whom does Juliet’s father want her to marry?
Paris
Why is Friar John prevented from delivering his message to Romeo?
He is quarantined in a plague house
How does Juliet kill herself?
Stabs herself with Romeo’s knife
How does Romeo die?
Poison he obtained from the Apothecary
How old is Juliet?
13
Whom does Romeo kill during the course of the play?
Tybalt
To what flower does Juliet compare Romeo?
Rose
Which heavenly body does Romeo associate with Juliet?
The sun
Where does Romeo and Juliet take place?
Verona
What does Romeo do that leads to his exile?
kills Tybalt
Where does Romeo go when he is exiled?
Mantua
Which fairy is the subject of Mercutio’s speech to Romeo?
Mab
How do Romeo and Juliet meet?
At a masquerade
Why does Tybalt want to kill Romeo?
Because Romeo sneaked into Capulet’s masquerade
Who does Mercutio blame for his death?
The Capulets and the Montagues
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
He hopes to end the feud between the Montagues and Capulets
What does the Nurse tell Juliet to do after Romeo is exiled?
Marry Paris
Why are the two families feuding?
The reason for their feud is never specified