Scriptwriting Quiz

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Scriptwriting Quiz

Scriptwriting Quiz for section 101.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 3 Act structured was developed by who?
    • A. 

      Syd Field

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Pegasus

    • D. 

      Mary Pickford

  • 2. 
    A page from a script is equal to?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      1 minute

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      24 frames

  • 3. 
    Screenplays are traditionally between how many pages long?
    • A. 

      90-120 pages

    • B. 

      60-90 pages

    • C. 

      120-150 pages

    • D. 

      30-90 pages

  • 4. 
    When a script is completed and ready to go into pre production it is called what?
    • A. 

      Final Draft

    • B. 

      Author’s Draft

    • C. 

      Structure

    • D. 

      Treatment

  • 5. 
    A general screenwriting principles is that nothing should be on the script if it will not be what two things by the film’s audience?
    • A. 

      Seen or heard

    • B. 

      Seen or played

    • C. 

      Viewed or read

    • D. 

      Read or spoke

  • 6. 
    What is a Scene Heading?
    • A. 

      Introduction to the film

    • B. 

      Introduction to each character

    • C. 

      Introduction to each and every scene

    • D. 

      First stage of production

  • 7. 
    What is a Stage Direction (Action)?
    • A. 

      Describes the actions of the characters, setting, images, and producer

    • B. 

      Describes the actions of the characters, setting, images, and non-dialogue sounds

    • C. 

      Describes the action of the whole script

    • D. 

      Tells the audience where to look on the stage

  • 8. 
    What is a Character Cue?
    • A. 

      When each character speaks to themselves

    • B. 

      When each character speaks the lines of dialogue

    • C. 

      When each character exits the stage

    • D. 

      When each character enters the stage

  • 9. 
    What is Dialogue?
    • A. 

      Words spoken by just one character

    • B. 

      Words spoken between two characters

    • C. 

      Questions and answers

  • 10. 
    What are Personal Directions?
    • A. 

      Directions that are brief and used in parentheses

    • B. 

      Directions that tell the story

    • C. 

      Directions that a character gives another character while on stage

    • D. 

      Directions that are used by a navigation system

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