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  • 1. 

    What is this tool?

    • A.

      Circular saw

    • B.

      Radial arm saw

    • C.

      Compound miter saw

    • D.

      Angle cutting saw

    Correct Answer
    C. Compound miter saw
    Explanation
    A compound miter saw is a tool used for making precise angled cuts in wood and other materials. It combines the functions of a miter saw, which can make angled cuts, and a compound saw, which can make bevel cuts. This tool is commonly used in carpentry and woodworking projects to create accurate and clean cuts at various angles.

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  • 2. 

     What is this device which was used in Greek theatres?

    • A.

      Ekkyklema

    • B.

      Deus ex machina

    • C.

      Parados

    • D.

      Skene

    Correct Answer
    B. Deus ex machina
    Explanation
    Deus ex machina refers to a device used in Greek theatres. It translates to "god from the machine" and was a technique where a god or supernatural being would be lowered onto the stage using a crane-like device to resolve a seemingly impossible situation. This device was commonly used to bring about a quick and convenient resolution to the plot.

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  • 3. 

    Which element of design creates the silhouette for a design or components of a design?

    • A.

      Shape

    • B.

      Line

    • C.

      Texture

    • D.

      Mass

    Correct Answer
    B. Line
    Explanation
    Line is the element of design that creates the silhouette for a design or components of a design. Lines can be used to define the outline or shape of an object, and they can also be used to create the appearance of depth and volume. In terms of creating a silhouette, lines can be used to outline the edges of an object, creating a clear and distinct shape. Additionally, lines can be used to divide and separate different components within a design, further enhancing the overall silhouette.

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  • 4. 

    ___________________ is responsible for securing sponsors and investors, keep budgets, and hiring artists.

    Correct Answer
    producer
    Producer
    Explanation
    A producer is responsible for securing sponsors and investors, keeping budgets, and hiring artists. They play a crucial role in managing the financial aspects of a project or event, ensuring that it is properly funded and executed. Additionally, producers are often involved in decision-making processes and have the authority to make key creative and logistical decisions.

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  • 5. 

    The _____________ is in charge of creating an artistic concept for a play.

    Correct Answer
    Director
    director
    Explanation
    The director is responsible for creating an artistic concept for a play. They have the creative vision and overall control of the production, including the interpretation of the script, the design elements, and the overall direction of the performances. They work closely with the actors, designers, and production team to bring their artistic vision to life on stage. The director's role is crucial in shaping the artistic direction and ensuring the cohesive and impactful presentation of the play.

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  • 6. 

    Who is responsible for keeping track of actors, crew members and organizing rehearsals?

    • A.

      Stage manager

    • B.

      Technical director

    • C.

      Director

    • D.

      Producer

    Correct Answer
    A. Stage manager
    Explanation
    The stage manager is responsible for keeping track of actors, crew members, and organizing rehearsals. They play a crucial role in ensuring that everything runs smoothly during the production process. They work closely with the director, producer, and technical director to coordinate schedules, communicate information, and maintain the overall organization of the production. The stage manager is often considered the backbone of the production team, as they are responsible for ensuring that everyone is on the same page and that rehearsals and performances are executed effectively.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Technical director
    Explanation
    The technical director is responsible for the execution of designs and ensuring that practical issues are resolved with the set. They work closely with the production team and designers to oversee the technical aspects of a production, such as lighting, sound, and set construction. They coordinate with various departments to ensure that the designs are implemented correctly and that any practical challenges are addressed. The technical director plays a crucial role in bringing the artistic vision to life on stage.

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  • 8. 

     Which type of stage is this?

    • A.

      Found

    • B.

      Proscenium

    • C.

      Arena

    • D.

      Thrust

    Correct Answer
    C. Arena
    Explanation
    This stage is an arena stage. An arena stage is a type of stage where the audience surrounds the performance area on all sides. It is also known as a theater-in-the-round. This type of stage provides a more intimate and immersive experience for the audience as they are closer to the action and can view the performance from different angles. It is commonly used for sports events, concerts, and theatrical performances where the audience engagement is crucial.

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  • 9. 

    Name this tool.

    • A.

      Crescent wrench

    • B.

      Box wrench

    • C.

      Clamping wrench

    • D.

      Chuck wrench

    Correct Answer
    A. Crescent wrench
    Explanation
    A crescent wrench is a type of adjustable wrench with a movable jaw that can be adjusted to fit different sizes of nuts and bolts. It is called a crescent wrench because of its curved shape, resembling the shape of a crescent moon. This tool is commonly used in mechanical and plumbing works to tighten or loosen nuts and bolts. The other options, box wrench, clamping wrench, and chuck wrench, do not accurately describe this specific type of wrench.

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  • 10. 

     Name the tool.

    • A.

      Jigsaw

    • B.

      Handheld miter saw

    • C.

      Router saw

    • D.

      Circular saw

    Correct Answer
    D. Circular saw
    Explanation
    A circular saw is a tool used for making straight cuts in various materials, such as wood, plastic, or metal. It consists of a circular blade with sharp teeth that rotates at high speed, allowing it to quickly and accurately cut through the material. Unlike a handheld miter saw, which is specifically designed for making angled cuts, a circular saw is versatile and can be used for both straight and angled cuts. It is a popular tool among carpenters, contractors, and DIY enthusiasts due to its ease of use and ability to make precise cuts.

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  • 11. 

    What is the area offstage where actors wait to go on stage called?

    • A.

      Legs

    • B.

      Wings

    • C.

      Border

    • D.

      Outstage

    Correct Answer
    B. Wings
    Explanation
    The area offstage where actors wait to go on stage is called "wings." This term is commonly used in theater and refers to the sides of the stage, usually concealed from the audience's view, where actors can wait for their cues and prepare for their entrances. The wings provide a space for actors to stay hidden from the audience while they are not performing and allow for smooth transitions between scenes.

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  • 12. 

    Who created perspective drawing and used central point perspective?

    • A.

      Sebastiano Serlio

    • B.

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • C.

      Mr. King

    • D.

      Giacomo Torelli

    Correct Answer
    A. Sebastiano Serlio
    Explanation
    Sebastiano Serlio is credited with creating perspective drawing and using central point perspective. He was an Italian architect and theorist who published "Tutte l'opere d'architettura et prospetiva" in 1537, which included detailed explanations and illustrations of perspective drawing techniques. Serlio's work greatly influenced the development of perspective in art and architecture during the Renaissance period. Leonardo da Vinci, although a renowned artist and inventor, is not specifically known for creating perspective drawing or using central point perspective. Mr. King and Giacomo Torelli are not relevant figures in the context of perspective drawing.

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  • 13. 

     Which type of stage is this?

    • A.

      Arena

    • B.

      Thrust

    • C.

      Found

    • D.

      Proscenium

    Correct Answer
    B. Thrust
    Explanation
    This stage is a thrust stage. A thrust stage is a type of stage that extends into the audience on three sides, with the audience seated on three sides of the stage. This allows for a more intimate and immersive theatrical experience, as the performers are closer to the audience and can engage with them from multiple angles.

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  • 14. 

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

    • A.

      Aphrodite

    • B.

      Hermes

    • C.

      Dionysus

    • D.

      Apollo

    Correct Answer
    C. Dionysus
    Explanation
    Dionysus is the correct answer because he is the Greek deity associated with theatre, wine, and fertility. He is often depicted as the god of wine and revelry, and his worship was closely linked to the performing arts, particularly theatre. Dionysus was also associated with fertility and the abundance of nature, making him a patron of agriculture and the growth of crops. Therefore, Dionysus fits the description given in the question.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Vanishing point
    Explanation
    The spot where the canal walls seem to converge is known as the vanishing point. This term is commonly used in perspective drawing and refers to the point in the distance where parallel lines appear to meet. In this context, it indicates the point where the canal walls appear to converge and disappear into the distance.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Lighting
    Explanation
    Lighting is responsible for helping shape the rhythm of action and mood of a play. It plays a crucial role in creating atmosphere, highlighting important moments, and enhancing the overall visual experience for the audience. By using different lighting techniques, colors, and intensities, lighting designers can evoke emotions, establish the passage of time, and guide the audience's focus. The careful placement and manipulation of light can greatly impact the tone and atmosphere of a scene, making it an essential element in theatrical productions.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Reinforcement
    Explanation
    Reinforcement refers to the use of sound or music to enhance or emphasize the emotions or actions happening on stage. In the context of the tomb scene in Romeo and Juliet, using the song "I'll Follow You Into the Dark" would reinforce the emotions of love, devotion, and tragedy. The song's lyrics and melody would add depth and intensity to the scene, amplifying the emotional impact on the audience.

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  • 18. 

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

    • A.

      Slipstage

    • B.

      Ekkyklema

    • C.

      Pageant wagon

    • D.

      Booth stage

    Correct Answer
    C. Pageant wagon
    Explanation
    A pageant wagon is a type of Medieval device that was used by traveling troupes to present mystery plays. These wagons were essentially mobile stages that could be moved from one location to another, allowing the troupe to perform their plays in different towns and villages. The wagon would be set up in a central location, and the play would be performed on its stage. This allowed for the plays to be accessible to a wider audience, as the troupe could travel to different communities and perform for the locals.

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  • 19. 

    Name the tool.

    • A.

      Impact driver

    • B.

      Screw gun

    • C.

      Spiral shank

    • D.

      Jig

    Correct Answer
    B. Screw gun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Screw gun." A screw gun is a tool used for driving screws into various materials. It is designed to provide high torque and speed, making it efficient and time-saving compared to manual screwdrivers. Screw guns are commonly used in construction, woodworking, and other industries where a large number of screws need to be driven quickly and accurately.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following is used to face or skin a flat?

    • A.

      2x4

    • B.

      1x4

    • C.

      Lauan

    • D.

      Masonite

    Correct Answer
    C. Lauan
    Explanation
    Lauan is a type of tropical hardwood plywood that is commonly used to face or skin a flat surface. It is often used in construction and woodworking projects due to its durability, affordability, and ease of use. Lauan plywood is known for its smooth and even surface, making it an ideal choice for facing or skinning a flat. It can be easily cut and shaped to fit the desired dimensions, making it a popular choice among builders and craftsmen.

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  • 21. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    When painting on the stage, it is not okay to have your headphones in. This is because wearing headphones can impair your ability to hear instructions, cues, or warnings from other crew members or stage managers. It is important to be fully aware of your surroundings and be able to communicate effectively while working on the stage, which can be hindered by wearing headphones. Therefore, it is not recommended to wear headphones while painting on the stage.

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  • 22. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Climbing on the lift while it is in the air is not allowed because it is unsafe and can lead to accidents or injuries. Lifts are designed to carry people or objects in a controlled manner, and climbing on them while they are in motion can disrupt the balance and stability of the lift. It is important to follow safety regulations and guidelines to ensure the well-being of everyone using the lift.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Wear gloves
    Explanation
    When cutting a piece of wood, wearing gloves is not required. Gloves can actually be a safety hazard while working with power tools or sharp objects as they can get caught in the machinery or prevent a firm grip on the tools. Safety glasses are essential to protect the eyes from any flying debris. Taking off loose jewelry is important to avoid them getting caught in the machinery. Measuring twice is necessary to ensure accurate cuts. Therefore, wearing gloves is not necessary in this context.

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  • 24. 

     What is the backdrop used in a cycle play called?

    • A.

      Cyc

    • B.

      Mansion

    • C.

      Skene

    • D.

      Tiring house

    Correct Answer
    B. Mansion
    Explanation
    In a cycle play, the backdrop used is called a "mansion". A mansion is a type of stage set that represents a specific location or setting in the play. It typically consists of a painted backdrop that depicts the exterior of a building or structure, such as a castle, house, or palace. The mansion serves as a visual representation of the scene and helps to transport the audience to the appropriate setting for each part of the play.

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  • 25. 

    Name the tool.

    • A.

      Panel saw

    • B.

      Compound miter saw

    • C.

      Standing saw

    • D.

      Table saw

    Correct Answer
    D. Table saw
    Explanation
    A table saw is a tool used for woodworking, specifically for making straight cuts in wood. It consists of a circular saw blade mounted on an arbor, which is driven by an electric motor. The blade protrudes through the top of a flat table, allowing the user to guide the wood through the blade to make precise cuts. Unlike the other options listed, a table saw is specifically designed for cutting large pieces of wood on a flat surface, making it the correct answer in this context.

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  • 26. 

    Crickets are used in the background of a scene and the characters never mention it.  What type of sound is this?

    • A.

      Motivated

    • B.

      Environmental

    • C.

      Reinforced

    • D.

      Casual

    Correct Answer
    B. Environmental
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Environmental" because crickets are a type of ambient sound that is commonly used in film and television to create a natural and realistic background atmosphere. In this context, the crickets are used to enhance the setting and create a sense of being outdoors. The fact that the characters do not mention the sound further suggests that it is meant to be part of the environment rather than a significant plot point.

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  • 27. 

     What style is this design for The Glass Menagerie?

    • A.

      Presentational

    • B.

      Representational

    • C.

      Sensational

    • D.

      Realistic

    Correct Answer
    A. Presentational
    Explanation
    This design for The Glass Menagerie is presentational because it emphasizes the use of theatrical elements such as lighting, set design, and costumes to create a stylized and symbolic representation of the play's themes and emotions. The design is not meant to be a realistic depiction of the characters and their surroundings, but rather to enhance the audience's understanding and interpretation of the story.

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  • 28. 

    Which design element seems to stand out the most in this photo?

    • A.

      Shape

    • B.

      Color

    • C.

      Texture

    • D.

      Mass

    Correct Answer
    B. Color
    Explanation
    In this photo, the design element that stands out the most is color. This can be inferred based on the fact that the question asks for the element that "seems to stand out the most." While shape, texture, and mass are all important design elements, the emphasis on "stand out" suggests that color is the most visually striking aspect of the photo.

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  • 29. 

    What style of design is this set for Fences?

    • A.

      Presentational

    • B.

      Representational

    • C.

      Sensational

    • D.

      Casual

    Correct Answer
    B. Representational
    Explanation
    The design set for fences is representational. This means that the design aims to portray or depict something in a realistic or accurate way. It may include elements such as images, patterns, or symbols that represent or symbolize the purpose or nature of the fences. The design is not purely decorative or abstract, but rather aims to visually communicate the intended message or function of the fences.

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  • 30. 

    This theatre is considered the birthplace of theatre.  What is its official name?

    • A.

      Teatro Olimipico

    • B.

      Teatro Farnese

    • C.

      Theatre of Pompey

    • D.

      Theatre of Dionysus

    Correct Answer
    D. Theatre of Dionysus
    Explanation
    The Theatre of Dionysus is considered the birthplace of theatre because it was the first theatre ever built in ancient Athens, Greece. It was dedicated to Dionysus, the Greek god of wine and fertility, who was also the patron deity of theatre. The theatre was used for the performance of tragedies, comedies, and other theatrical events during the ancient Greek festivals. It played a significant role in the development and evolution of Greek theatre, making it the official birthplace of theatre.

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  • 31. 

    The waves crashing against the door at the end of Titanic would be considering motivated sounds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the waves crashing against the door at the end of Titanic would be considered motivated sounds. However, this is not true. Motivated sounds are sounds that are intentionally created or produced by a specific action or event. In the case of the waves crashing against the door, it is not a sound that is intentionally created or produced, but rather a natural occurrence. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 32. 

    By having a large bookcase upstage in a production of Beauty and the Beast, the scenic designer has provided a strong ________________.

    • A.

      Set balance

    • B.

      Central metaphor

    • C.

      Artistic choice

    • D.

      Thought provoker

    Correct Answer
    B. Central metaphor
    Explanation
    The presence of a large bookcase upstage in a production of Beauty and the Beast suggests that it serves as a central metaphor. The bookcase represents knowledge, learning, and the power of books, which are important themes in the story. It symbolizes the transformative power of education and the ability to see beyond appearances, just like Belle does in the story. The bookcase becomes a visual representation of the central message of the production, making it a central metaphor.

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  • 33. 

    What is the name of the building upstage on an Elizabethan stage where actors can rest between scenes and enter from multiple doorways?

    • A.

      Tiring house

    • B.

      Green room

    • C.

      Skene

    • D.

      Resting room

    Correct Answer
    A. Tiring house
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tiring house. In Elizabethan theaters, the tiring house was the building located at the back of the stage. It served as a backstage area where actors could rest between scenes and change their costumes. It also had multiple doorways, allowing actors to enter and exit the stage from different directions. The tiring house was an essential part of the theater infrastructure during the Elizabethan era.

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  • 34. 

    Which is primary objective of a designer?

    • A.

      Create mood

    • B.

      Provide central metaphor

    • C.

      Tell a story

    • D.

      Solve practical issues

    Correct Answer
    C. Tell a story
    Explanation
    The primary objective of a designer is to tell a story. Designers use their creative skills to visually communicate a narrative or message through their designs. By incorporating elements such as color, typography, and imagery, designers can evoke emotions and engage the audience in a compelling story. Through their designs, they aim to convey a message or idea effectively and leave a lasting impact on the viewers.

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  • 35. 

    Which of the following are NOT things clothing may suggest about the wearer?

    • A.

      Occasion

    • B.

      Level of independence

    • C.

      Flamboyance

    • D.

      Occupation

    • E.

      Ethnicity

    Correct Answer
    E. Ethnicity
    Explanation
    Clothing can suggest various things about the wearer, such as the occasion, level of independence, flamboyance, and occupation. However, ethnicity is not something that clothing can accurately convey about a person. While certain clothing styles may be associated with specific cultural or ethnic groups, it is not a definitive indicator of a person's ethnicity. Ethnicity is a complex aspect of a person's identity that encompasses various factors beyond their choice of clothing.

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  • 36. 

    Throwing a ball in the theatre is perfectly fine during class or work call as long as no one is in your way.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Throwing a ball in the theatre during class or work call is not fine, even if no one is in your way. It can still cause damage to property or disrupt the environment. It is important to maintain appropriate behavior and follow rules and regulations in such settings to ensure safety and respect for others.

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  • 37. 

    The painting is an example of which type of texture?

    • A.

      Tactile

    • B.

      Non-tactile

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      Overdone

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    The painting is an example of both tactile and non-tactile texture. Tactile texture refers to the physical quality of the surface that can be felt through touch, such as roughness or smoothness. Non-tactile texture, on the other hand, refers to the visual representation of texture that can be perceived through sight, such as the illusion of roughness or smoothness created by brushstrokes or patterns. In this painting, the artist has used both physical texture (tactile) and visual texture (non-tactile) to create a multi-dimensional and textured artwork.

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  • 38. 

     Name the tool.

    • A.

      Framing square

    • B.

      T square

    • C.

      Speed square

    • D.

      Boomerang square

    Correct Answer
    A. Framing square
    Explanation
    A framing square is a tool used in carpentry and woodworking to measure and mark right angles. It consists of a long arm and a shorter arm that are perpendicular to each other. The long arm is typically 24 inches long, while the shorter arm is 16 inches long. The framing square is commonly used for laying out and cutting rafters, stairs, and other structural elements in construction projects. It is an essential tool for ensuring accurate and precise measurements in framing work.

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  • 39. 

    Using numerous filing cabinets in a set design for 9 to 5 would incorporate which designer element?

    • A.

      Texture

    • B.

      Mass

    • C.

      Shape

    • D.

      Scale

    Correct Answer
    C. Shape
    Explanation
    Using numerous filing cabinets in a set design for 9 to 5 would incorporate the designer element of shape. The filing cabinets have a specific form and outline, which contributes to the overall visual composition of the set design. The shape of the filing cabinets can create a sense of order and organization, adding to the storytelling and aesthetic appeal of the production.

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  • 40. 

     This drawing is an example of which type of texture?

    • A.

      Tactile

    • B.

      Non-tactile

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      Either

    Correct Answer
    A. Tactile
    Explanation
    This drawing is an example of tactile texture because it appears to have a physical texture that can be felt or touched.

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  • 41. 

      This painting provides a strong example of using __________.

    • A.

      Texture

    • B.

      Mass

    • C.

      Composition

    • D.

      Line

    Correct Answer
    C. Composition
    Explanation
    This painting provides a strong example of using composition. Composition refers to how the elements of a piece of artwork are arranged and organized. In this painting, the artist has carefully arranged the various elements such as color, shape, and form to create a harmonious and balanced composition. The placement of the different elements and the overall arrangement of the painting contribute to its visual impact and effectiveness.

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  • 42. 

    Determining which shade of grey would be best for stones in A Midsummer Night's Dream would be which type of issue?

    • A.

      Aesthetic

    • B.

      Practical

    Correct Answer
    A. Aesthetic
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the type of issue involved in determining the shade of grey for stones in A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this context, the issue of determining the shade of grey for stones is related to aesthetics. Aesthetics refers to the study of beauty and principles of art, and in this case, choosing the shade of grey for stones would be a matter of visual appeal and artistic consideration rather than practicality.

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  • 43. 

    Deciding whether or not you can afford to have the water onstage for A Lonely Impulse of Delight is an example of which type of issue?

    • A.

      Aesthetic

    • B.

      Practical

    Correct Answer
    B. Practical
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the type of issue involved in deciding whether or not to have water onstage for a play. The answer "Practical" is correct because it refers to the practical considerations and logistical aspects that need to be taken into account when making this decision. This includes factors such as the cost of acquiring and managing the water, the technical requirements for incorporating water into the performance, and the potential risks and challenges associated with its use.

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  • 44. 

    Which element of design is already evident or clearly incorporated in the process of Midsummer?

    • A.

      Scale

    • B.

      Texture

    • C.

      Composition

    • D.

      Shape

    Correct Answer
    A. Scale
    Explanation
    Scale is the correct answer because it refers to the size and proportion of elements in a design. In the context of the process of Midsummer, scale may be evident in the way the various elements and components are sized and positioned in relation to each other. It could also refer to the overall size and magnitude of the design itself.

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  • 45. 

     Name the tool.

    • A.

      Twist clamp

    • B.

      U Clamp

    • C.

      C clamp

    • D.

      Real clamp

    Correct Answer
    C. C clamp
    Explanation
    A C clamp is a tool used to hold two objects together tightly. It consists of a long screw that is threaded through a frame with two flat ends. By turning the screw, the two flat ends can be brought closer together, exerting pressure and securely holding the objects in place. C clamps are commonly used in woodworking, metalworking, and construction projects to provide stability and support.

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  • 46. 

     The following piece of equipment is used when doing which of the following.

    • A.

      Cutting masonite

    • B.

      Using spray paint

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      Neither

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    The piece of equipment mentioned in the question is used for cutting masonite and using spray paint. This means that the equipment is versatile and can be used for both activities.

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  • 47. 

      These set pieces (picture on the sides of the stage) are 3 sided to created different backgrounds and derived from ancient Greek design.

    • A.

      Skene

    • B.

      Ekkyklema

    • C.

      Periaktoi

    • D.

      Parados

    Correct Answer
    C. Periaktoi
    Explanation
    Periaktoi are three-sided set pieces that can be rotated to display different backgrounds. They were derived from ancient Greek design and were commonly used in Greek theater. These set pieces allowed for quick scene changes and added visual interest to the stage.

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  • 48. 

    Who helps the technical director manage the build of a set?

    • A.

      Director

    • B.

      Welder

    • C.

      Master carpenter

    • D.

      Production manager

    Correct Answer
    C. Master carpenter
    Explanation
    A master carpenter helps the technical director manage the build of a set. They have expertise in carpentry and construction, and they work closely with the technical director to ensure that the set is built according to the director's vision and specifications. The master carpenter oversees the construction process, manages the carpentry team, and ensures that the set is built safely and efficiently. They play a crucial role in bringing the director's vision to life on stage or on screen.

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  • 49. 

    Who helps the lighting designer hang and focus lights?

    • A.

      Technical director

    • B.

      Master electrician

    • C.

      Design assistant

    • D.

      Hanger

    Correct Answer
    B. Master electrician
    Explanation
    A lighting designer is responsible for creating the overall lighting design for a production, but they often require assistance in hanging and focusing the lights. The master electrician is the person who helps the lighting designer with this task. They have extensive knowledge and experience in handling electrical equipment and are skilled in hanging and focusing lights. They work closely with the lighting designer to ensure that the lights are properly installed and positioned according to the design plan. Therefore, the master electrician is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 50. 

    Which clothing item was the primary garment worn in ancient Greece?

    • A.

      Chiton

    • B.

      Toga

    • C.

      Robe

    • D.

      Sandals

    Correct Answer
    A. Chiton
    Explanation
    The primary garment worn in ancient Greece was the chiton. The chiton was a simple, rectangular piece of fabric that was folded and draped over the body. It was typically made of linen or wool and was worn by both men and women. The chiton was a versatile garment that could be worn loose or belted, and it was often decorated with embroidery or patterns. It was a common and practical clothing item in ancient Greece, worn for everyday activities and special occasions.

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