Amazing Trivia Quiz On Medieval Drama!

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Amazing Trivia Quiz On Medieval Drama!

Read your notes on mystery, miracle and morality plays, and tick as many boxes as necessary. Please note that some scholars use the terms mystery and miracle interchangeably


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The subject matter was religious
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 2. 
    The characters were drawn from the Bible
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 3. 
    The characters were abstractions
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 4. 
    They included contemporary characters
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 5. 
    They had a didactic purpose
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 6. 
    They were performed on pageant wagons
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 7. 
    They were first performed during the mass
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 8. 
    They were more popular than the others
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 9. 
    Their tone was serious on the whole
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 10. 
    They influenced Renaissance drama
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 11. 
    The actors were members of trade guilds
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 12. 
    They dealt with Bible story
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 13. 
    They were concerned with how to achieve salvation
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 14. 
    They were first performed in Latin, and then in English
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both

  • 15. 
    They allowed the audience to identify with the characters
    • A. 

      Mystery/miracle plays

    • B. 

      Morality plays

    • C. 

      Both