Romeo and Juliet Plot Quiz Can you piece together the plot of Romeo and Juliet? What does Romeo confess to Benvolio in the opening scene of the play? That he is in love. That he has been involved in a brawl. That he is going to gate-crash the Capulet’s party. That he fancies Rosaline. Who does Capulet want Juliet to marry at the beginning of the play? No one; he thinks she’s too young to be married. Paris Tybalt Anyone who will make a suitable son-in-law. Who informs Romeo that his new love is a Capulet? Mercutio Tybalt Juliet The Nurse Who does Romeo seek approval from in order to marry Juliet? Montague Capulet Friar Lawrence Mercutio What does Romeo’s altercation with Tybalt result in? Tybalt’s death Mercutio’s death Romeo’s banishment All of the above How does Juliet react on hearing about the skirmish between her cousin and her lover? She fears that Romeo has been killed and talks of killing herself. She fears that she has been deceived and that Romeo’s true nature is not as beautiful as his appearance. She defends Romeo and plans for them to be reunited. All of the above – Juliet is one very confused teenage girl! How does Capulet react to Juliet’s tears at the end of Act III? He vows to avenge Tybalt’s death. He consoles his daughter. He flies into a rage and threatens to disown Juliet if she refuses Paris. He tells Lady Capulet to calm Juliet and begin making wedding preparations What is the plot for avoiding marriage and being reunited with Romeo? To declare that a marriage with Paris would be bigamous and unlawful. To flee to Mantua. To take a sleeping draught that gives the appearance of death. To ask the Friar for divine intervention. Why does the plot go wrong? The Friar is against it. Romeo fails to receive notice of what’s happening. Juliet loses her nerve. The Nurse informs the Capulets. What happens when Romeo encounters Paris at Juliet’s tomb? They commiserate each other. They fight and Romeo is slain. They fight and Paris is slain. Juliet awakes and tells them to stop fighting. Time's up More?