The History Of Puppets

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The background, such as houses, trees, and flowers.

    • B. 

      A figure whose movements are controlled by someone through strings, rods, or hand movements.

    • C. 

      A place you can go to watch a play.

    • D. 

      The words spoken by characters.

  • 2. 
    Some of the earliest puppets were used for:
    • A. 

      Tribal rituals, corn festivals, and ceremonial dances.

    • B. 

      Catching fish and hunting animals.

    • C. 

      Interpreting dreams.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      China

  • 4. 
    A ________________ is a figure with a head and a body of cloth which fits over the puppeteers hand.
    • A. 

      Shadow puppet

    • B. 

      Hand puppet

    • C. 

      Marionette

    • D. 

      Stick puppet

  • 5. 
    Hand puppets are easier to operate, cheaper to make, and:
    • A. 

      More mobile.

    • B. 

      Colorful.

    • C. 

      Lightweight.

    • D. 

      Small.