What Do You Know About Drama And Athenian Theatre? Quiz

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What Do You Know About Drama And Athenian Theatre? Quiz

Persians & Lysistrata


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Athenian theatre was preformed? 
    • A. 

      In a roofed theatre

    • B. 

      In the agora

    • C. 

      On a hillside outdoors

    • D. 

      Where ever there was room

  • 2. 
    Dionysus estimated capacity  was? 
    • A. 

      10-20,000

    • B. 

      6000

    • C. 

      5-10,000

    • D. 

      1600

  • 3. 
    Parados is ?the song sung by the chorus as they enter the performance space
    • A. 

      The commissioner

    • B. 

      Direct address by the chorus to the audience

    • C. 

      An actor

    • D. 

      The song sung by the chorus as they enter the performance space

  • 4. 
    Stasimon is ?
    • A. 

      Slang for a lose woman

    • B. 

      A choral song sung during the play

    • C. 

      A theatre

    • D. 

      Direct address by the chorus to the audience

  • 5. 
    Persians was first  preformed in ?
    • A. 

      472 BCE

    • B. 

      101 BCE

    • C. 

      800 BCE

    • D. 

      567 BCE

  • 6. 
    The choregos of Persians was ?
    • A. 

      Augustus

    • B. 

      Achilles

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Xerxes

  • 7. 
    Who is the current  King of the Persians ?
    • A. 

      Xerxes

    • B. 

      Atossa

    • C. 

      Darius

    • D. 

      Nestor

  • 8. 
    Who wrote Lysistrata? 
    • A. 

      Homer

    • B. 

      No one knows for sure

    • C. 

      Aristophanes

    • D. 

      Aeschylus

  • 9. 
    Lysistrata is a? 
    • A. 

      Priestess

    • B. 

      Slave

    • C. 

      Housewife

    • D. 

      Concubine

  • 10. 
    Lysistrata was (probably)  first preformed at ?
    • A. 

      Festival Lenaea

    • B. 

      City Dionysia

    • C. 

      Pericles' funeral

    • D. 

      Pericles' inauguration