Mise-en-scene Revision Quiz

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Mise-en-scene Revision Quiz

This quiz is designed to help you remember the key parts of mise-en-scene when carrying out a textual analysis for a television drama. 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these terms defines mise-en-scene?
    • A. 

      A TV drama’s setting.

    • B. 

      The camera shots that make up a scene.

    • C. 

      Setting a scene.

    • D. 

      The director’s choice of actors.

  • 2. 
    Which of these elements make up mise-en-scene?
    • A. 

      Costume, location, actors, actors movement, make-up, lighting.

    • B. 

      Costume, lighting, props, location, actors, actors movement, make-up.

    • C. 

      Costume, lighting, props, location, actors, actors movement, sound.

    • D. 

      D. Costume, props, location, actors, actors movement, make-up, D. Costume, props, location, actors, actors movement, make-up, transitions.

  • 3. 
    Which elements of mise-en-scene tell us something about a character?
    • A. 

      What a character is seen wearing.

    • B. 

      Objects that belong to a character.

    • C. 

      Where characters are seen.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The term proxemics refers which of the following?
    • A. 

      Special-effects make-up.

    • B. 

      Fires and explosions.

    • C. 

      The distance between characters

    • D. 

      The use of a prop by a character.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following types of lighting is used to create unease in the audience?
    • A. 

      High-key lighting.

    • B. 

      Lighting with orange filters

    • C. 

      Low-key lighting.

    • D. 

      Natural light.

  • 6. 
    Actor’s make-up does not involve which of the following?
    • A. 

      Make-up to age.

    • B. 

      Make-up to improve skin tone.

    • C. 

      Prosthetics

    • D. 

      A pedicure

  • 7. 
    Which of these props can be used to suggest wealth?
    • A. 

      A paperback book.

    • B. 

      A Food item.

    • C. 

      A DVD

    • D. 

      A pair of glasses

  • 8. 
    If you were a programme maker trying to create a sense of unease which location would you use.
    • A. 

      A park on a sunny day.

    • B. 

      A children's nursery.

    • C. 

      A dimly lit car park.

    • D. 

      A tree lined street on a bright sunny day.

  • 9. 
    Which one of these costumes is used stereotypically to suggest goodness?
    • A. 

      A white costume.

    • B. 

      A policeman’s uniform.

    • C. 

      A character in a suit and tie.

    • D. 

      A black costume.

  • 10. 
    A well known actor can be used to create a particular meaning for which reason?
    • A. 

      Because the actor always play the same type of character.

    • B. 

      Because they can play any character.

    • C. 

      Because the actor always plays the same character.

    • D. 

      Because the actor can meet or confound audience expectations.