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Quiz about the different playwrights in early history and the coming of theatre.

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  • 1. 
    Name the Tragedy playwrights
    • A. 

      Aristophanes

    • B. 

      Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Euripides

    • D. 

      Sophocles

  • 2. 
     The heroes of these plays focused on the indiviudal, whose tragic ends were beoyond their own control. Oedipud Rex and Antigone are among his plays that are still perfomed today
    • A. 

      Mendander

    • B. 

      Euripides

    • C. 

      Aristophanes

    • D. 

      Sophocles

  • 3. 
    Ekkyklema
    • A. 

      Barrel in which dead ppl laid on

    • B. 

      Whohoooojdlajfkladjk 1

    • C. 

      Dafj

    • D. 

      Hey sexy :)

  • 4. 
    List the Structure of play from first to last. Prologos ParodosEpisode IVStasimon IVEpisode IIEpisode IIIStasimon IExodusstasimon IIEpisode IStasimon III
    • A. 

      Parodos, Prologos, Stasimons, episodes, exodus

    • B. 

      Prologos, stasimons, exodus, parodos, episodes

    • C. 

      Episodes, stasimons, parodos, exodus, prologos

    • D. 

      Prologos, parados, episodes, stasimons, exodus

  • 5. 
     The first speech of the chorus, usually to explain their purpose in being there, or to explain the overall purpose and meaning of the play.
    • A. 

      Prologos

    • B. 

      Episodes

    • C. 

      Exodus

    • D. 

      Parados

  • 6. 
     Songs of the chorus addressing an abstract theme of the play, or focusing upon the central theme of the play
    • A. 

      Episodes

    • B. 

      Exodus

    • C. 

      Parados

    • D. 

      Stasimas.

  • 7. 
    the first speech of an actor, usually set up the plot and explain what has happened prior to the play's beginning.
    • A. 

      Parados

    • B. 

      Prologos

    • C. 

      Stasimons

    • D. 

      Episodes

  • 8. 
     His wit and satire supposedly sparked many debates and angered many people. Lysistrata is often still performed  
    • A. 

      Sophocles

    • B. 

      Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Menander

    • D. 

      Aristophanes

  • 9. 
     Wrote Medea and Trojan women. his plays challenged religious beliefs in a controversial manner for the time
    • A. 

      Sophocles

    • B. 

      Euripides

    • C. 

      Aristophanes

    • D. 

      Menander

  • 10. 
    Chanting rhythmically with songs celebrating dionysus for his gifts of wine, happiness, life after deatha nd a host of other extravagant gifts. 
    • A. 

      Hoola hoola

    • B. 

      Mackantosh

    • C. 

      Talalaral

    • D. 

      Dithyrambs

  • 11. 
     Wrote the oresteia trilogy about the trojan wars  
    • A. 

      Euripides

    • B. 

      Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Menander

    • D. 

      Sophocles

  • 12. 
    Who is considered the first actor?
    • A. 

      Thespis

    • B. 

      Cralogs

    • C. 

      Meithen

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 13. 
    He is said to have written mroe than 100 plays, but only one survives, Dyscolus, which wasnt printed as a modern text until 1958 
    • A. 

      Sophocles

    • B. 

      Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Menander

    • D. 

      Euripides

  • 14. 
    Name the comedy playwrights
    • A. 

      Aristophanes

    • B. 

      Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Euripides

    • D. 

      Menander