Technical Theatre Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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Technical Theatre Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is this tool?
    • A. 

      Circular saw

    • B. 

      Radial arm saw

    • C. 

      Compound miter saw

    • D. 

      Angle cutting saw

  • 2. 
     What is this device which was used in Greek theatres?
    • A. 

      Ekkyklema

    • B. 

      Deus ex machina

    • C. 

      Parados

    • D. 

      Skene

  • 3. 
    Which element of design creates the silhouette for a design or components of a design?
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 4. 
    ___________________ is responsible for securing sponsors and investors, keep budgets, and hiring artists.
  • 5. 
    The _____________ is in charge of creating an artistic concept for a play.
  • 6. 
    Who is responsible for keeping track of actors, crew members and organizing rehearsals?
    • A. 

      Stage manager

    • B. 

      Technical director

    • C. 

      Director

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 7. 
    Who is responsible for the execution of designs and making sure practical issues get solved with the set?
    • A. 

      Stage manager

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Producer

    • D. 

      Technical director

  • 8. 
     Which type of stage is this?
    • A. 

      Found

    • B. 

      Proscenium

    • C. 

      Arena

    • D. 

      Thrust

  • 9. 
    Name this tool.
    • A. 

      Crescent wrench

    • B. 

      Box wrench

    • C. 

      Clamping wrench

    • D. 

      Chuck wrench

  • 10. 
     Name the tool.
    • A. 

      Jigsaw

    • B. 

      Handheld miter saw

    • C. 

      Router saw

    • D. 

      Circular saw

  • 11. 
    What is the area offstage where actors wait to go on stage called?
    • A. 

      Legs

    • B. 

      Wings

    • C. 

      Border

    • D. 

      Outstage

  • 12. 
    Who created perspective drawing and used central point perspective?
    • A. 

      Sebastiano Serlio

    • B. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • C. 

      Mr. King

    • D. 

      Giacomo Torelli

  • 13. 
     Which type of stage is this?
    • A. 

      Arena

    • B. 

      Thrust

    • C. 

      Found

    • D. 

      Proscenium

  • 14. 
     This Greek deity is the patron god of theatre, wine, and fertility.
    • A. 

      Aphrodite

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Dionysus

    • D. 

      Apollo

  • 15. 
     What is the spot where the canal walls seem to converge known as?
    • A. 

      Central point

    • B. 

      Horizon point

    • C. 

      Convergence

    • D. 

      Vanishing point

  • 16. 
    Which designer is responsible for helping shape the rhythm of action and mood of a play?
    • A. 

      Lighting

    • B. 

      Costumes

    • C. 

      Scenery

    • D. 

      Sound

  • 17. 
    Using the song I'll Follow You Into the Dark in the tomb scene of Romeo and Juliet would be what type of sound?
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Reinforcement

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 18. 
     This Medieval device was used by traveling troupes to present mystery plays.
    • A. 

      Slipstage

    • B. 

      Ekkyklema

    • C. 

      Pageant wagon

    • D. 

      Booth stage

  • 19. 
    Name the tool.
    • A. 

      Impact driver

    • B. 

      Screw gun

    • C. 

      Spiral shank

    • D. 

      Jig

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is used to face or skin a flat?
    • A. 

      2x4

    • B. 

      1x4

    • C. 

      Lauan

    • D. 

      Masonite

  • 21. 
    When painting on the stage it is okay to have your headphones in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Climbing on the lift while it is in the air is not allowed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not required when cutting a piece of wood?
    • A. 

      Take off loose jewel

    • B. 

      Wear safety glasses

    • C. 

      Wear gloves

    • D. 

      Measure twice

  • 24. 
     What is the backdrop used in a cycle play called?
    • A. 

      Cyc

    • B. 

      Mansion

    • C. 

      Skene

    • D. 

      Tiring house

  • 25. 
    Name the tool.
    • A. 

      Panel saw

    • B. 

      Compound miter saw

    • C. 

      Standing saw

    • D. 

      Table saw

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