Shakespeare:The Globe Theater

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Shakespeare:The Globe Theater - Quiz

You must choose the right answer of what you think fits the description of the Globe Theater. Worth 10 points each


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was the globe theater built?

    • A.

      1609

    • B.

      1597

    • C.

      1599

    • D.

      1600

    Correct Answer
    C. 1599
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1599. The Globe Theater was built in 1599.

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  • 2. 

    Who was allowed to act?

    • A.

      Men

    • B.

      Women

    • C.

      Children

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Men
    Explanation
    Men were allowed to act.

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  • 3. 

    Where was the globe theater located at?

    • A.

      Baghdad

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    B. London
    Explanation
    The Globe Theater was located in London. This iconic theater was built in 1599 and was famously associated with William Shakespeare. It was situated on the south bank of the River Thames in the borough of Southwark. The Globe Theater was a significant cultural and entertainment hub during the Elizabethan era, and it is where many of Shakespeare's plays were performed. Its location in London made it accessible to a wide audience and contributed to its popularity and historical significance.

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  • 4. 

    Who wasn't allowed to act?

    • A.

      Men

    • B.

      Young Boys

    • C.

      Women

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Women
    Explanation
    In the given question, the correct answer is "Women". This means that women were not allowed to act. This could be due to various reasons, such as societal norms or cultural restrictions prevalent during that time. It is important to note that both men and young boys were allowed to act, but women were excluded from this profession.

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  • 5. 

    How many people could fit in the Globe Theater?

    • A.

      2500

    • B.

      2999

    • C.

      1700

    • D.

      3000

    Correct Answer
    D. 3000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3000. The Globe Theater could accommodate a maximum of 3000 people. This was a famous theater in London during the Elizabethan era and was known for its unique circular design. It had three tiers of seating, including standing room in the yard. The theater was a popular venue for plays written by William Shakespeare and other playwrights of the time. With a capacity of 3000, it was able to accommodate a large audience and provide a vibrant atmosphere for performances.

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  • 6. 

    Who went to see the plays at the Globe Theater?

    • A.

      The commoners

    • B.

      Rich nobles

    • C.

      Men and women

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above is the correct answer because the plays at the Globe Theater were attended by a wide range of people. Commoners, rich nobles, men, and women all went to see the plays, making it a popular form of entertainment for people from different social classes and genders.

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  • 7. 

    How many feet was the globe theater's stage?

    • A.

      43 ft width and 28 ft deep

    • B.

      44 ft width and 23 ft deep

    • C.

      51 ft width and 32 ft deep

    • D.

      39 ft width and 25 ft deep

    Correct Answer
    A. 43 ft width and 28 ft deep
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 43 ft width and 28 ft deep. This information suggests that the stage of the Globe Theater was rectangular in shape, with a width of 43 feet and a depth of 28 feet.

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  • 8. 

    What was Shakespeare's company's name?

    • A.

      Shakespeares company

    • B.

      The Lord Chamberlain's men

    • C.

      Globe theater Inc.

    • D.

      The acting Company

    Correct Answer
    B. The Lord Chamberlain's men
    Explanation
    The Lord Chamberlain's Men was the name of Shakespeare's company. They were a group of actors who performed Shakespeare's plays during the late 16th and early 17th centuries. The company was initially called the Lord Chamberlain's Men because they were sponsored by the Lord Chamberlain, a high-ranking court official. Later, they became known as the King's Men when King James I became their patron. The company was highly successful and performed at various venues, including the Globe Theatre.

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  • 9. 

    Who played the roles of women?

    • A.

      Women

    • B.

      Men

    • C.

      Young Boys

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Young Boys
    Explanation
    Young boys played the roles of women.

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  • 10. 

    When did the globe theater burn down?

    • A.

      1612

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      1613

    • D.

      1616

    Correct Answer
    C. 1613
    Explanation
    The original Globe theatre in London, where the majority of William Shakespeare's plays premiered, was engulfed in flames and destroyed on 29 June 1613 while a production of All is True (now recognized as Henry VIII) was underway.

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