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Theatre Appreciation Test 1

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Theatre Appreciation Test 1

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