African American Theatre Quiz

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Do you know about the famous African American theatre? You can take this African American theatre quiz to see how well you know about the same. Here, in this quiz, we have got a few questions to check your knowledge and memory about the popular African American theatre. Your scores will decide how sharp your memory is and how good your knowledge is about the theatres. All the best! You can share the quiz with friends or family who have an interest in theatres and dramas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In August Wilson's interview, what does he say blues music communicates? (select that apply)
    • A. 

      Beauty

    • B. 

      Nobility

    • C. 

      Acting

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Tyler Perry's play 'I Know I've Been Changed' was an instant success.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The thought that peasants could rule over the kings was a great contribution to the early popularity of minstrel shows in America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What political agenda gave rise to the popularity of minstrel shows?
    • A. 

      New democratic rules

    • B. 

      Introducing new political members

    • C. 

      Abolition of slavery

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What was another name for the Black Vaudeville circuit?
    • A. 

      Bobby time

    • B. 

      Toby time

    • C. 

      Hobby time

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Black actors didn't appear in any minstrel shows.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Aunt Jemima's pancake mix got its name from one of the minstrel show characters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Who was the first and most successful African-American woman playwright?
    • A. 

      Flournoy Miller

    • B. 

      Lorraine Hansberry

    • C. 

      Adrienne Kennedy

    • D. 

      Anna Deavere Smith

  • 9. 
    (Fences) What does Troy do for a livelihood?
    • A. 

      Garbage man

    • B. 

      Watchman

    • C. 

      Waiter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    (Fences) Where Troy learn to play baseball?
    • A. 

      Playground

    • B. 

      Prison

    • C. 

      Home

    • D. 

      School

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