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Theatre: The lively artbook quiz trivia! There are a lot of things that happen to make the theatre come alive and gifted actors are a major part of this. Do you know some of the most common plays theatres go for? What are the different types of plays that exist? The quiz below is a way of testing how much you know about the theatre from the book. Check it out and see how good you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which one is not the duty of the critic?

    • A.

      Someone who observers theatre and then analyzes and comments on it

    • B.

      Amakes a sharp, rapier like thrusts at performers and playwrights.

    • C.

      Establishing a point of view

    • D.

      Writes a review

    • E.

      In order to critic properly, they set out front and watch a performance.

    Correct Answer
    C. Establishing a point of view
    Explanation
    The duty of a critic includes observing, analyzing, and commenting on a theatrical performance, making sharp critiques, and writing reviews. However, establishing a point of view is not specifically mentioned as a duty of a critic. While critics may have their own perspectives and opinions, their primary role is to objectively evaluate and provide insights on the performance rather than solely focusing on establishing their own point of view.

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  • 2. 

    This utilizes both internal and external forms of acting,___

    • A.

      Relaxation

    • B.

      Given Circumstances

    • C.

      Make Characters Believable

    • D.

      Synthesis and Integration

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. Synthesis and Integration
    Explanation
    Synthesis and Integration refers to the process of combining different elements or aspects of acting, both internal (emotional) and external (physical), to create a cohesive and believable character. This approach involves incorporating various techniques and methods to develop a well-rounded and authentic portrayal. It emphasizes the integration of emotions, physicality, and the understanding of the given circumstances to bring the character to life on stage or screen.

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  • 3. 

    The inner truth or the internal world of the character. How would I react If were in this character's position is called?

    • A.

      Pantomime

    • B.

      Relaxation

    • C.

      The Magic of if or Inner truth

    • D.

      Dress Rehearsal

    • E.

      Given Circumstances

    Correct Answer
    C. The Magic of if or Inner truth
    Explanation
    The term "The Magic of if or Inner truth" refers to the concept of understanding and connecting with a character's inner thoughts, emotions, and motivations. It involves imagining oneself in the character's position and considering how one would react and feel in that situation. This helps actors bring authenticity and depth to their performances by tapping into the character's inner world.

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  • 4. 

    How does it Feel? What are we? What is the temperature? What is likey to happen? This is called?

    • A.

      Training specific forms of theater

    • B.

      Relaxation

    • C.

      Pantomime

    • D.

      Given Circumstances

    • E.

      Acting on Stage

    Correct Answer
    D. Given Circumstances
  • 5. 

    What is not the challenge of acting?

    • A.

      To make the characters believable

    • B.

      To acquire the many skills- both physical and vocal- that stage performances demand; in other words, to master the craft of acting

    • C.

      To integrate these two, that is to combine skills with credibility.

    • D.

      None of the Above

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The question asks for what is not a challenge of acting. The first option states that making the characters believable is a challenge, which implies that it is indeed a challenge. The second option mentions acquiring various skills required for stage performances, indicating that it is also a challenge. The third option suggests that integrating skills with credibility is a challenge as well. Therefore, all of the given options are challenges of acting, and the correct answer is "All of the Above."

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  • 6. 

    ______________ Rehearsal at which all the design and technical elements are brought together is called

    Correct Answer
    Technical Rehearsal
    Explanation
    A technical rehearsal is a specific type of rehearsal where all the design and technical elements of a production are brought together. This includes lighting, sound, set pieces, costumes, and any other technical aspects of the performance. It is an important step in the production process as it allows the technical team to test and adjust their elements in coordination with the performers. This rehearsal helps ensure that everything runs smoothly and seamlessly during the actual performance.

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  • 7. 

    _________ Rehearsal in which the case goes through the entire text of the play in the order that will be performed.

    Correct Answer
    Run-through
    Explanation
    A run-through is a rehearsal where the case goes through the entire text of the play in the order that will be performed. This allows the actors to practice their lines, blocking, and timing in a continuous and uninterrupted manner. It helps them get a better understanding of the flow of the play and identify any areas that need improvement.

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  • 8. 

    _________ Rehearsal in which a play is performed as it will be for the public, including all the scenery, costumes, and technical effects.

    Correct Answer
    Dress Rehearsal
    Explanation
    A dress rehearsal is a final run-through of a play where everything is performed as it will be for the public. This includes the use of all the scenery, costumes, and technical effects. It is an important step in the production process as it allows the cast and crew to practice the entire show in its entirety, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and that any last-minute adjustments can be made before the actual performance.

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  • 9. 

    ___________ dramatic structure in which there are few scenes, a short time passes, there are few locales, and the action begins chronologically close to the climax.

    Correct Answer
    Climatic Construction
    Explanation
    Climatic Construction is a dramatic structure characterized by few scenes, a short time frame, limited settings, and a narrative that begins close to the climax. This means that the story quickly builds up to its highest point of tension, with minimal exposition or development. The focus is on the intense and immediate action, creating a sense of urgency and excitement for the audience.

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  • 10. 

    _______ Dramatic structure in which there are few scenes, a short time passes, there a few locales, and the action begins chronologically close to the climax.

    Correct Answer
    Episodic Construction
    Explanation
    Episodic construction refers to a dramatic structure where there are only a few scenes, a short period of time passes, and there are only a few different locations. Additionally, the action in this structure starts close to the climax, meaning that the story quickly progresses towards its most intense and significant point. This type of construction allows for a focused and condensed narrative, emphasizing the intensity and impact of the climax.

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  • 11. 

    Easy Peasy: Which two are the duties of the producer?

    • A.

      Securing rights to the script and Supervising the advertising

    • B.

      Raises money to finance the production and overseeing the budget and the week-to-week financial management

    • C.

      Renting the Theatre Space and Dealing with Theatrical Unions

    • D.

      Hiring the director, performers, designers, and stage crews, and dealing with the agents for the playwright, director, and performers

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The duties of the producer include securing rights to the script, supervising the advertising, raising money to finance the production, overseeing the budget and week-to-week financial management, renting the Theatre Space, dealing with Theatrical Unions, and hiring the director, performers, designers, and stage crews, as well as dealing with the agents for the playwright, director, and performers. Therefore, "All of the Above" is the correct answer as it encompasses all the mentioned duties of the producer.

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  • 12. 

    Heroes and Heroines, or people who are extraordinary in some way that is "larger than life." Some extreme of human behavior. Think Lady Macbeth...

    • A.

      Comedy

    • B.

      Extraordinary Characters

    • C.

      Simple Characters

    • D.

      Lower Characters

    Correct Answer
    B. Extraordinary Characters
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Extraordinary Characters," is the most suitable choice because it aligns with the description provided in the question. The question mentions heroes, heroines, and people who are larger than life, implying that these characters possess exceptional qualities or abilities. Therefore, "Extraordinary Characters" accurately reflects the concept of individuals who exhibit extraordinary behavior or characteristics.

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  • 13. 

    A play that is light in tones, in concerned with issues that are not serious, has a happy ending is what Genre?

    • A.

      Heroic

    • B.

      Tragedy

    • C.

      Comedy

    • D.

      Melodrama

    Correct Answer
    C. Comedy
    Explanation
    A play that is light in tones, concerned with non-serious issues, and has a happy ending is categorized as a comedy. Comedies are known for their humorous and lighthearted nature, often featuring amusing situations, witty dialogue, and a resolution that brings about happiness or reconciliation. This genre aims to entertain and evoke laughter from the audience through comedic elements and a positive resolution.

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  • 14. 

    This refers to the serious drama that has heroic or noble characters and certain other traits of classic tragedy.

    • A.

      Melodrama

    • B.

      Comedy

    • C.

      Tragedy

    • D.

      Heroic Drama

    Correct Answer
    D. Heroic Drama
    Explanation
    This refers to a genre of drama that features heroic or noble characters and incorporates certain elements of classic tragedy. Heroic drama often portrays characters who face difficult challenges and make sacrifices for the greater good, embodying qualities of bravery, honor, and selflessness. Unlike traditional tragedy, heroic drama typically has a more optimistic tone and a happier ending.

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  • 15. 

    "song drama" or "music drama." Dramatic form made popular in the 19th century that emphasized action and spectacular effects and also used music; it has stock characters and clearly defined villains and heroes is referred to as:

    • A.

      Melodrama

    • B.

      Heroic

    • C.

      Comedy

    • D.

      Tragedy

    Correct Answer
    A. Melodrama
    Explanation
    A dramatic form popular in the 19th century that emphasized action, spectacular effects, and the use of music, with stock characters and clearly defined villains and heroes, is referred to as melodrama.

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  • 16. 

    A dramatic form involving serious action of universal significance and with important moral and philosophical implications.

    • A.

      Melodrama

    • B.

      Comedy

    • C.

      Heroic

    • D.

      Tragedy

    Correct Answer
    D. Tragedy
    Explanation
    Tragedy is the correct answer because it is a dramatic form that involves serious action of universal significance and explores important moral and philosophical implications. Tragedies typically depict the downfall of a noble protagonist due to their own flaws or external circumstances, evoking strong emotions in the audience. This genre often raises profound questions about human existence, fate, and the nature of good and evil. Melodrama, comedy, and heroic genres may also involve serious action, but they do not necessarily explore the same moral and philosophical implications as tragedy.

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