Advanced Theatre Arts End Of Course Exam

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Advanced Theatre Arts End Of Course Exam - Quiz

This is a multiple choice end of course exam for Advanced Theatre Arts Grade 8.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the theatre term that means the process in which an actor tries out for a part in a play?
    • A. 

      Aside

    • B. 

      Callback

    • C. 

      Audition

    • D. 

      Tryouts

  • 2. 
    What term means one actor alone on stage speaking a series of lines aloud in order to reveal a character's innermost thoughts?
    • A. 

      Aside

    • B. 

      Soliloquy

    • C. 

      Monologue

    • D. 

      Ensemble

  • 3. 
    Which of the below parts of a stage does a THRUST style NOT have:
    • A. 

      Apron

    • B. 

      Upstage

    • C. 

      Backstage

    • D. 

      Downstage

  • 4. 
    Which of the below descriptions of a Proscenium stage does NOT apply:
    • A. 

      Audience sits on 3 sides of the stage

    • B. 

      There is a front (main) drape

    • C. 

      It has offstage right and left wings

    • D. 

      There is an apron

  • 5. 
    When an actor uses a memory from his or her own experience to act out a moment in a play or scene, this is called:
    • A. 

      Emotional recall

    • B. 

      Realism

    • C. 

      Symbolism

    • D. 

      Method acting

  • 6. 
    What theatre term means the last words or action before yours?
    • A. 

      Cast

    • B. 

      Cue

    • C. 

      Action

    • D. 

      Line

  • 7. 
    The Stage Manager is the person in charge of:
    • A. 

      Blocking a show.

    • B. 

      Building the set on the stage.

    • C. 

      Cleaning up the stage.

    • D. 

      The backstage area during tech rehearsals and performances.

  • 8. 
    The House Manager is the person in charge of:
    • A. 

      The ushers and the safety of the audience.

    • B. 

      The set and keeping it clean.

    • C. 

      Selling tickets.

    • D. 

      The money earned.

  • 9. 
    If a director tells you to "add stage business," to a scene, he/she wants you to:
    • A. 

      Add extra dialogue.

    • B. 

      Fix a problem with the set.

    • C. 

      Do extra activities that your character would do in that setting.

  • 10. 
    What does "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?" mean?
    • A. 

      Romeo, where are you, Romeo?

    • B. 

      Romeo, what are you, Romeo?

    • C. 

      Romeo, why are you, Romeo?

    • D. 

      Romeo, who are you, Romeo?

  • 11. 
    Shakespeare wrote and acted during what time period in history?
    • A. 

      Colonial

    • B. 

      Victorian

    • C. 

      Renaissance

    • D. 

      Restoration

  • 12. 
    Which play is NOT one of Shakespeare's tragedies?
    • A. 

      ROMEO AND JULIET

    • B. 

      A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

    • C. 

      MACBETH

    • D. 

      HAMLET

  • 13. 
    Which is NOT an example of a stereotypical character?
    • A. 

      A silly mom

    • B. 

      A smart and goofy nerd

    • C. 

      A dumb jock

    • D. 

      A ditzy cheerleader

  • 14. 
    What does the term "Legitimate Theatre" mean?
    • A. 

      The show is approved by the state court.

    • B. 

      The show has no musical numbers in it with dancing and singing.

    • C. 

      The show is a play about the legal system.

    • D. 

      The show has a seal of approval on it.

  • 15. 
    A "dark house" is a theatre that:
    • A. 

      Is closed that night.

    • B. 

      Is no longer in business.

    • C. 

      Has no stage lighting.

    • D. 

      Can only do dark and tragic plays.

  • 16. 
    Constantin Stanislavski and Standford Misner are best known as:
    • A. 

      Playwrights.

    • B. 

      Actors.

    • C. 

      Producers.

    • D. 

      Acting teachers.

  • 17. 
    Which of the below things is typically NOT on an actor's resume?
    • A. 

      High school and/or college G.P.A.

    • B. 

      Roles played.

    • C. 

      Height and weight.

    • D. 

      Special abilities or talents.

    • E. 

      Contact information.

  • 18. 
    The drawing of the set as it might be seen from the audience's point of view is called __________.
    • A. 

      A set drawing.

    • B. 

      A rendering.

    • C. 

      A concept picture.

    • D. 

      A plot diagram.

  • 19. 
    When an actor gives his/her name and the title of the piece to be performed, that is called:
    • A. 

      Salutation.

    • B. 

      Audition.

    • C. 

      Slating.

    • D. 

      Denouement.

  • 20. 
    When a technician angles and adjusts a lighting instrument and its beam of light, this is called:
    • A. 

      Angling.

    • B. 

      Adjustment.

    • C. 

      Hanging.

    • D. 

      Focusing.

  • 21. 
    The _____ is the script for a musical.
    • A. 

      Libretto.

    • B. 

      Book.

    • C. 

      Legitimate.

    • D. 

      Lines.

  • 22. 
    A _____ setting is one that is very simple, suggestive, and sparse.
    • A. 

      Box

    • B. 

      Minimal

    • C. 

      Tableau

    • D. 

      Dramatic

  • 23. 
    What is the typical word order for Shakespearean language?
    • A. 

      Subject-verb-object

    • B. 

      Object-verb-subject

    • C. 

      Subject-object-verb

    • D. 

      Object-subject-verb

  • 24. 
    During which historical time period was gas lighting first introduced?
    • A. 

      Colonial

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Renaissance

    • D. 

      Victorian

  • 25. 
    Which is the correct order of rehearsals?
    • A. 

      Blocking rehearsal, dress rehearsal, tech rehearsal

    • B. 

      Tech rehearsal, blocking rehearsal, dress rehearsal

    • C. 

      Blocking rehearsal, tech rehearsal, dress rehearsal

    • D. 

      Dress rehearsal, blocking rehearsal, tech rehearsal

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