A Trivia Quiz On Theatre Etiquette!

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  • 1. 

    Seats reserved for the handicapped should be kept free in case they are needed by the handicapped.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because seats reserved for the handicapped should always be kept free in case they are needed by someone with a disability. These reserved seats are specifically designated to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to seating that accommodates their needs. By keeping these seats free, it allows for equal opportunities and accessibility for all individuals, promoting inclusivity and consideration for those with disabilities.

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  • 2. 

    Talking to your neighbor is acceptable during a performance.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Talking to your neighbor during a performance is generally considered rude and disruptive. It can distract both the performers and the audience, and can be disrespectful to the hard work and effort put into the performance. It is important to be considerate and mindful of others' experience during a performance, and to save any conversations for an appropriate time and place.

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  • 3. 

    Chewing gum is okay as long as you don't stick it under your seat.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Chewing gum is not okay even if you don't stick it under your seat.

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  • 4. 

    It is not okay to eat and drink during a performance in a theater.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Eating and drinking during a performance in a theater can be disruptive to both the performers and other audience members. The noise and smells associated with eating can distract the performers and take away from their focus. Additionally, the rustling of food wrappers or clinking of glasses can be distracting to those seated nearby. To ensure a respectful and enjoyable experience for everyone, it is generally considered inappropriate to eat and drink during a performance in a theater.

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  • 5. 

    Applauding REALLY loudly, calling out to the actors, or throwing things at them is considered a compliment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Applauding REALLY loudly, calling out to the actors, or throwing things at them is not considered a compliment. These actions are disruptive and disrespectful to the performers and can distract them from their performance. Instead, showing appreciation through applause and positive feedback after the performance is considered a more appropriate way to compliment the actors.

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  • 6. 

    Hurrying through the aisles is not okay -- not even if there's a restroom emergency.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that even in a situation of a restroom emergency, hurrying through the aisles is still not acceptable. This implies that regardless of the urgency, it is important to maintain proper etiquette and respect for others in public spaces. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 7. 

    It is okay to get up at any time to use the restroom during a theatrical performance.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    During a theatrical performance, it is generally considered impolite and disruptive to get up and use the restroom. Theatrical performances require focus and concentration from both the performers and the audience. Getting up to use the restroom can distract both the performers and the audience, interrupting the flow of the performance. It is important to plan ahead and use the restroom before the performance starts to avoid any disruptions. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 8. 

    Why is it important to arrive early?

    • A.

      To avoid running over the usher.

    • B.

      To get the best seats.

    • C.

      So you can be seated before the performance begins.

    • D.

      So you can visit the restroom before the performance

    • E.

      To stop at the concession stand

    Correct Answer
    C. So you can be seated before the performance begins.
    Explanation
    Arriving early is important because it allows you to be seated before the performance begins. This ensures that you do not disturb other audience members or the performers by trying to find your seat during the performance. It also allows you to settle in and get comfortable before the show starts, enhancing your overall experience. Additionally, arriving early gives you the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the venue, locate amenities such as restrooms and concession stands, and avoid any last-minute rush or stress.

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  • 9. 

    You should not wear a hat to the theater ...

    • A.

      Because you'll have serious hat hair.

    • B.

      Unless it is a Summit School hat.

    • C.

      Because hats are not allowed at school.

    • D.

      Because others may not be able to see over it.

    Correct Answer
    D. Because others may not be able to see over it.
    Explanation
    Wearing a hat to the theater may obstruct the view of others sitting behind you. This can be a nuisance for those trying to enjoy the performance, as they may not be able to see over the hat. To ensure everyone has an unobstructed view, it is best to avoid wearing a hat to the theater.

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  • 10. 

    I am looking forward to this field trip ...

    • A.

      Because the chance to see a professional theater performance is exciting

    • B.

      Because I'll do just about anything to get out of a day of school

    • C.

      What field trip?

    Correct Answer
    A. Because the chance to see a professional theater performance is exciting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "because the chance to see a professional theater performance is exciting" because it provides a valid and logical reason for looking forward to the field trip. It suggests that the person is enthusiastic about the opportunity to watch a professional theater performance, which implies that they have an interest in theater and are excited about the experience.

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