Do You Know About The Elements Of Drama? Quiz

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Drama has been a big part of literature. Do you know about the elements of drama? Well, we have a quiz here to test your knowledge about that. It's a quiz on the basic elements of drama. There are many questions that you need to answer. Try to give the answers to as many questions correctly as you can. We wish you good luck and hope you get a high score after the quiz. Let's go for it now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In general, tragedy involves what?
    • A. 

      Hilarious but ridiculous comedy

    • B. 

      The ruin of the leading characters

    • C. 

      Critisisms of social, economic, or political problems

    • D. 

      A happy ending where justice is served

  • 2. 
    Which is a lighter drama in which the leading characters overcome the difficulties which temporarily beset them?
    • A. 

      Farce

    • B. 

      Comedy of Manners

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Melodrama

  • 3. 
    Which is a drama of social criticism that discusses social, economic, or political problems by means of a play?
    • A. 

      Problem Play

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Melodrama

    • D. 

      Farce

  • 4. 
    Which is a comedy that involves ridiculous or hilarious complications without regard for human values?
    • A. 

      Comedy of Manners

    • B. 

      Problem Play

    • C. 

      Farce

    • D. 

      Fantasy

  • 5. 
    Which is a comedy that wittily portrays fashionable life?
    • A. 

      Melodrama

    • B. 

      Farce

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Comedy of Manners

  • 6. 
    [Blank]_____: sets the scene and comments on what happens.
    • A. 

      Narrator

    • B. 

      Villain

    • C. 

      Hero

    • D. 

      Anti-hero

  • 7. 
    [Blank]____: A bit of humor injected into a serious play to relieve the heavy tension of tragic events
    • A. 

      Tragedy

    • B. 

      Prophecy

    • C. 

      Catastrophe

    • D. 

      Comic relief

  • 8. 
    [Blank]_____: the turning point in the plot (This occurs when events develop either for or against the main character and a crucial decision must be made.)
    • A. 

      Catastrophe

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Prologue

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    A(n) [Blank]_ is an indirect reference by casually mentioning something that is generally familiar.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Analogy

  • 10. 
    [Blank]______: A serious play having an unhappy ending
    • A. 

      Comedy

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Prophecy

  • 11. 
    [Blank]___: a light play with a happy ending
    • A. 

      Comedy

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Prophecy

    • D. 

      Narration

  • 12. 
    [Blank]_____: the final event in a drama (death in a tragedy or a marriage in a comedy)
    • A. 

      Prologue

    • B. 

      Catastrophe

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    Which is a play sometimes, but not always, in the comic spirit in which the author gives free rein to his imagination, allowing things to happen without regard to reality?
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Melodrama

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Farce

  • 14. 
    Which pays almost no attention to human values, but its object is to give a thrill instead of a laugh? It is often good entertainment with no literary value.
    • A. 

      Farce

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Melodrama

    • D. 

      Fantasy

  • 15. 
    Stage directions:
    • A. 

      Are the stage crew that move props and scenery

    • B. 

      Are instructions for the director, actors, and stage crew

    • C. 

      Are usually printed in italic type and are enclosed in parentheses

    • D. 

      Describe scenery and tell actors how to speak & move

    • E. 

      Are the main characters in a play

    • F. 

      Describe props, lighting & sound, and special areas of the stage

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