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Romeo and Juliet: Deny Thy Father Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Romeo and Juliet? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How does Mercutio die?

He is trampled by a stampeding horse.
He is poisoned by Friar Lawrence.
He is attacked by a rabid dog.
He is stabbed by Tybalt.
Q. Why is Romeo banished from Verona?

Because he killed Tybalt (clearly, Verona is a very dangerous place)
Because of his love for Juliet
Because he was caught stealing
Because he wanted to bring sexy back
Q. What does the nurse bring to Romeo as a symbol of Juliet's love for him?

A rose (by any other name, it would still smell as sweet)
A ring
A love letter (sealed with a kiss)
A lock of Juliet's hair
Q. What does Friar Lawrence give to Juliet in preparation for her second wedding?

A book explaining why you are only allowed to be married to one person at a time
A bottle of sleeping potion
Something blue
A homeopathic remedy to soothe her frazzled nerves
Q. Why does Romeo poison himself?

He's tortured with guilt over the blood that is on his hands.
The whole "exiled" thing is getting to him.
He can't stand married life.
He finds a sleeping Juliet and thinks she's dead.