How Much Do You Know About "All My Sons"?

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All my sons is said to be based off a 1940's conspiracy that happened in the army. With that said, there's no doubt that the author of this play showed a lot of creativity to put together such a masterpiece. With more than 200 performances, this play has several adaptations spanning to many decades. What do you know about this play? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was the first performance of the play?

    • A.

      January 29, 1947

    • B.

      January 29, 1945

    • C.

      February 29, 1947

    • D.

      May 29, 1947

    Correct Answer
    A. January 29, 1947
    Explanation
    The first performance of the play took place on January 29, 1947.

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  • 2. 

    Who wrote this play?

    • A.

      Rebecca Miller

    • B.

      Martha Miller

    • C.

      Arthur Miller

    • D.

      Joanna Miller

    Correct Answer
    C. Arthur Miller
    Explanation
    Arthur Miller is the correct answer because he is a well-known playwright who has written several famous plays, including "Death of a Salesman" and "The Crucible." Rebecca, Martha, and Joanna Miller are not widely recognized as playwrights, making them unlikely choices for the author of the play in question.

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  • 3. 

    What's the setting of the play?

    • A.

      A family yard

    • B.

      A family garage

    • C.

      A football field

    • D.

      A shopping center

    Correct Answer
    A. A family yard
    Explanation
    The setting of the play is a family yard. This can be inferred from the options provided, as the other options (family garage, football field, and shopping center) are not typically associated with a play set. A family yard is a common setting for plays as it allows for interactions between family members and provides a familiar and relatable environment for the audience.

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  • 4. 

    How many characters are in the play?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10. This suggests that there are 10 characters in the play.

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  • 5. 

    How many adaptations of this play exist?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    There are two adaptations of this play that exist.

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  • 6. 

    Where did the play first premiere?

    • A.

      The Theater of Dionysos

    • B.

      At Madison Square Garden

    • C.

      At the coronet Theater, New York City

    • D.

      At the Globe Theater

    Correct Answer
    C. At the coronet Theater, New York City
    Explanation
    The play first premiered at the Coronet Theater in New York City.

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  • 7. 

    In what year did the play close?

    • A.

      1953

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1948

    • D.

      1949

    Correct Answer
    D. 1949
    Explanation
    The play closed in 1949.

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  • 8. 

    How many performances were ran?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      320

    • C.

      328

    • D.

      250

    Correct Answer
    C. 328
    Explanation
    There were a total of 328 performances that were ran.

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  • 9. 

    Who directed this play, when it was first released?

    • A.

      Elia Kazan

    • B.

      Leila Kazan

    • C.

      Anthony Kazan

    • D.

      Kazam Kazam

    Correct Answer
    A. Elia Kazan
    Explanation
    Elia Kazan is the correct answer because he is a well-known director who has directed numerous plays and films. He is particularly famous for his work in the 1950s, where he directed influential plays such as "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Death of a Salesman." His contributions to the theater industry have made him a highly respected figure, and his name is often associated with successful and critically acclaimed productions.

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  • 10. 

    How many acts does the play have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    The play has three acts. This means that the play is divided into three main sections or parts. Each act represents a different phase or development in the story, and typically has its own beginning, middle, and end. Having three acts is a common structure in many plays and allows for a clear progression and pacing of the plot.

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