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Theatre Appreciation Test 1

47 Questions  I  By WillyT18
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1.  Were the Satyrs sexual animals?
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2.  In which season was the City of Dionysia held?
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3.  Which of the below playwrights wrote tragedy
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4.  The theatre of Dionysus was held in the?
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D.
5.  This type of play had a chorus of 24 people
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D.
6.  The Parados was where the actors and chorus made their entrance
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7.  The platform that was rolled our of the doorway where violent acts took place but were not shown was called the
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8.  The theoric fund was a method of payment for those who could not afford the play
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9.  The 3 actor rule came about in the year
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10.  A crane that showed characters in flight ir high above was called
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11.  The union that actors belonged to was called
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12.  The best protagonist of the year was first given out in
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13.  Which playwright added the 1st actor
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14.  This theatre is the oldest square theatre
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C.
D.
15.  Which city converted formalized ritual drama?
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16.  Which of the below playwrights was known for writing comedy
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17.  The major festival held each spring in honor of Dionysus was called the City of Dionysia?
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B.
18.  The theatre of Dionysus was where theatre began?
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B.
19.  The people who fiananced the plays gave the money because they felt it was helping the polis?
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B.
20.  This theatre is the best preserved theatre we have today and is still used?
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B.
C.
D.
21.  What were the hymns which celebrated Dionysus's life and adventures called?
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22.  The Skene was used as background for actors and scenery
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B.
23.  What was the name of the theatre where these productions were formed?
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D.
24.  Which playwright had a chorus of 12 people
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B.
C.
D.
25.  How were the theatre productions fiananced?
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B.
C.
26.  This playwright made their chorus have 24 people in it
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B.
C.
D.
27.  This actor was the most important actor?
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B.
C.
28.  In Euripedes plays he had a chorus of 15
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B.
29.  Which playwright added the 2nd actor?
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B.
C.
D.
30.  The original meaning of theatre is?
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D.
31.  What was the year that theatre productions were first given at this festival?
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32.  This type of play had a chorus of 100*10
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B.
C.
33.  In the year 534 B.C.E when the first festival was held which actor won all of the awards.
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Theatres were physically located in sacred places
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B.
35.  In 534 B.C.E the festival that was held was a?
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B.
36.  How are the Satyrs depicted in Greek art?
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37.  Satyr ususally had 12-15 people in their chorus
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B.
38.  This playwright made the chorus 15 people
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B.
C.
D.
39.  What was the skene?
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B.
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D.
40.  What was the orchestra?
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B.
C.
41.  This theatre is the oldest of theatre spaces
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B.
C.
D.
42.  How many women performed the major speaking parts?
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D.
43.  The Proskenion was
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44.  When was the golden age of Greek Theatre and drama?
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45.  The orchestra was in the shape of a
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C.
46.  This type of play had a chorus of 12-12 people
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B.
C.
47.  How many actors performed the major speaking roles?
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