The Elements Of Theatre And Drama! Trivia Facts Quiz

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The Elements Of Theatre And Drama! Trivia Facts Quiz

There are different elements when it comes to theatre and drama that an actor or actress should be well aware of so as to thrive in the industry. The Elements of Drama include theme, plot, characters, dialog, thought, diction, spectacle, and song. Take this quiz and see how well you understand each of them and if you may have a promising career in theatre.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Any information told by the character that the audience needs to know.
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Crisis

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 2. 
    The contest between the main character and another character.
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Crisis

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 3. 
    During drafting, you turn your ideas into sentences and paragraphs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The building of dramatic tension.
    • A. 

      Falling Action

    • B. 

      Suspense

    • C. 

      Rising Action

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 5. 
    True or False?  The beginning of a story is the exposition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the rising action of the story?
    • A. 

      This part of the story introduces and develops the conflict.

    • B. 

      This part is were the tension builds.

    • C. 

      This part is where the problem is solved.

  • 7. 
    What is the falling action?
    • A. 

      The ending of the story.

    • B. 

      The plot is the diagram

    • C. 

      All the loose ends of the plot are tied up.

  • 8. 
    Prewriting begins as soon as you start collecting ideas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the definition of a plot?
    • A. 

      Plot is the beginng of the stroy were the charchters are introduced.

    • B. 

      Plot is organized pattern or sequence of events that make up the story.

    • C. 

      Plot is the basic idea of life

  • 10. 
    After prewriting, you should proofread your work for errors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    One way to find and organize ideas is to make a web, outline, or chart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Conferencing is a chance to have another writer give you suggestions and feedback.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Correcting capitals, usage, spelling, and punctuation are part of editing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Writers often go through a stage of the writing process more than once.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is a Thesis Statement? Choose all that apply:
    • A. 

      It is the first sentence at the beginning of each paragraph.

    • B. 

      It makes a claim that other people may dispute, challenge, or oppose.

    • C. 

      It is a question in response to the writing assignment.

    • D. 

      It is a road map for a paper; it tells the reader what the paper will focus on.

    • E. 

      It is a simple statement of fact.

  • 16. 
    Given the following thesis statement, what might you expect to find in this essay? "I love vacationing with my parents because they always pay for the trip, they choose interesting destinations, and they allow me to bring my best friend."
  • 17. 
    What type of characterization is it when you find out who the character is through their actions and reactions?
    • A. 

      Indirect

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Direct

    • D. 

      Window

  • 18. 
    What type of characterization is it when the author reveals the character through narration? 
    • A. 

      Indirect

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Direct

    • D. 

      Window

  • 19. 
    He, himself, created those little toys.
    • A. 

      Indefinite

    • B. 

      Intensive

    • C. 

      Demonstrative

    • D. 

      Personal

  • 20. 
    In the following example which element of Indirect Characterization is expressed, "she skipped across the floor almost as if she was dancing."
    • A. 

      Speech

    • B. 

      Emotions

    • C. 

      Dialogure from the text

    • D. 

      Relationships with other characters

  • 21. 
    Lily was stubborn and naive about the real world. This is an example of ______________ characterization.
  • 22. 
    June won't marry Neil or give him an exact reason why, no matter how many times he asks. This is an example of _______________ characterization.
  • 23. 
    We went with them to the mall last night.
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Relative

    • C. 

      Intensive

    • D. 

      Indefinite

  • 24. 
    Zach got Lily a notebook after she told him she wanted to become a writer. This is an example of _____________ characterization.
  • 25. 
    After jumping around, she helped herself to the cold, refreshing water.
    • A. 

      Reflexive

    • B. 

      Intensive

    • C. 

      Demonstrative

    • D. 

      Personal