Theatre Appreciation Test 1

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  • 1. 
    The original meaning of theatre is?
    • A. 

      Acting place

    • B. 

      Seeing place

    • C. 

      Drama place

    • D. 

      Things done


  • 2. 
    How are the Satyrs depicted in Greek art?
    • A. 

      Sexually

    • B. 

      Like a goat

    • C. 

      As a human

    • D. 

      Half goat Half man


  • 3. 
    Were the Satyrs sexual animals?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    What were the hymns which celebrated Dionysus's life and adventures called?
    • A. 

      Dithyramb

    • B. 

      Dionysus hymns

    • C. 

      Theater hymns


  • 5. 
    Which city converted formalized ritual drama?
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      Crete

    • D. 

      Bowling Green


  • 6. 
    The major festival held each spring in honor of Dionysus was called the City of Dionysia?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    In which season was the City of Dionysia held?
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Fall


  • 8. 
    What was the year that theatre productions were first given at this festival?
    • A. 

      534 B.C.E

    • B. 

      533 B.C.E

    • C. 

      501 B.C.E

    • D. 

      449 B.C.E


  • 9. 
    In 534 B.C.E the festival that was held was a?
    • A. 

      Tragic festival

    • B. 

      Comedy festival


  • 10. 
    In the year 534 B.C.E when the first festival was held which actor won all of the awards.
    • A. 

      Thesdus

    • B. 

      Euripedes

    • C. 

      Aschylus

    • D. 

      Sopttocles


  • 11. 
    How were the theatre productions fiananced?
    • A. 

      Choregos

    • B. 

      Dithyramnb

    • C. 

      Country


  • 12. 
    The people who fiananced the plays gave the money because they felt it was helping the polis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    What was the name of the theatre where these productions were formed?
    • A. 

      Theatre of Dionysus

    • B. 

      Thorikos Theatre

    • C. 

      Phaistos Theatre

    • D. 

      Epidarus Theatre


  • 14. 
    The theatre of Dionysus was where theatre began?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 15. 
    This theatre is the best preserved theatre we have today and is still used?
    • A. 

      Dionysus

    • B. 

      Epidarus

    • C. 

      Thorikos

    • D. 

      Phaistos


  • 16. 
    The theatre of Dionysus was held in the?
    • A. 

      Agora

    • B. 

      Chora

    • C. 

      Ionian

    • D. 

      DUC


  • 17. 
    This theatre is the oldest of theatre spaces
    • A. 

      Dionysus

    • B. 

      Epidarus

    • C. 

      Phaistos

    • D. 

      Thorikos


  • 18. 
    This theatre is the oldest square theatre
    • A. 

      Dionysus

    • B. 

      Epidarus

    • C. 

      Phaistos

    • D. 

      Thorikos


  • 19. 
    How many actors performed the major speaking roles?
    • A. 

      2 men

    • B. 

      3 men

    • C. 

      6 men

    • D. 

      0 men


  • 20. 
    How many women performed the major speaking parts?
    • A. 

      3 women

    • B. 

      2 women

    • C. 

      0 women

    • D. 

      1 women


  • 21. 
    This actor was the most important actor?
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Deteragonist

    • C. 

      Tritagonist


  • 22. 
    The 3 actor rule came about in the year
    • A. 

      501 B.C.E

    • B. 

      534 B.C.E

    • C. 

      500 B.C.E

    • D. 

      449 B.C.E


  • 23. 
    The best protagonist of the year was first given out in
    • A. 

      501 B.C.E

    • B. 

      449 B.C.E

    • C. 

      534 B.C.E


  • 24. 
    When was the golden age of Greek Theatre and drama?
    • A. 

      5th Century

    • B. 

      6th Century

    • C. 

      4th Century

    • D. 

      When Greys Anatomy came on T.V.


  • 25. 
    What was the skene?
    • A. 

      Hut

    • B. 

      Play

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Stage


  • 26. 
    The Skene was used as background for actors and scenery
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 27. 
    What was the orchestra?
    • A. 

      Central Dancing Place

    • B. 

      Where the band played

    • C. 

      Changing area


  • 28. 
    The orchestra was in the shape of a
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Circular

    • C. 

      Triangle


  • 29. 
    The Parados was where the actors and chorus made their entrance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 30. 
    The Proskenion was
    • A. 

      Form of scenery

    • B. 

      Where they changed

    • C. 

      Type of play

    • D. 

      Entrance way for actors


  • 31. 
    The theoric fund was a method of payment for those who could not afford the play
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 32. 
    The platform that was rolled our of the doorway where violent acts took place but were not shown was called the
    • A. 

      Ekkyklema

    • B. 

      Mechane

    • C. 

      Proskenion

    • D. 

      Skene


  • 33. 
    A crane that showed characters in flight ir high above was called
    • A. 

      Mechane

    • B. 

      Skene

    • C. 

      Proskenion

    • D. 

      Ekkyklema


  • 34. 
    Theatres were physically located in sacred places
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 35. 
    The union that actors belonged to was called
    • A. 

      Artist of Dionysus

    • B. 

      Union of Dionysus

    • C. 

      Actors of Dionysus


  • 36. 
    Which of the below playwrights wrote tragedy
    • A. 

      Aeschylus

    • B. 

      Sopttocles

    • C. 

      Euripedes

    • D. 

      Aristophanes


  • 37. 
    Which of the below playwrights was known for writing comedy
    • A. 

      Aeschylus

    • B. 

      Sopttocles

    • C. 

      Euripedes

    • D. 

      Aristophanes


  • 38. 
    Which playwright added the 2nd actor?
    • A. 

      Aeschylus

    • B. 

      Euripedes

    • C. 

      Sopttocles

    • D. 

      Aristophanes


  • 39. 
    Which playwright added the 1st actor
    • A. 

      Festus

    • B. 

      Aeschylus

    • C. 

      Euripedes

    • D. 

      Sopttocles


  • 40. 
    Which playwright had a chorus of 12 people
    • A. 

      Aeschylus

    • B. 

      Eurpides

    • C. 

      Sopttocles

    • D. 

      Aristophanes


  • 41. 
    This playwright made the chorus 15 people
    • A. 

      Aristophanes

    • B. 

      Euripedes

    • C. 

      Sopttocles

    • D. 

      Aeschylus


  • 42. 
    In Euripedes plays he had a chorus of 15
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 43. 
    This playwright made their chorus have 24 people in it
    • A. 

      Aeschylus

    • B. 

      Euripedes

    • C. 

      Sopttocles

    • D. 

      Aristophanes


  • 44. 
    This type of play had a chorus of 12-12 people
    • A. 

      Tragedy

    • B. 

      Comedy

    • C. 

      Dithyramb


  • 45. 
    This type of play had a chorus of 24 people
    • A. 

      Tragedy

    • B. 

      Satyr

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Dithyramb


  • 46. 
    Satyr ususally had 12-15 people in their chorus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 47. 
    This type of play had a chorus of 100*10
    • A. 

      Tragedy

    • B. 

      Comedy

    • C. 

      Dithyramb


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