Learn More About Drama! Fun Trivia Quiz

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To all year 8 drama lovers out there who indulge in plays and books for both the old and young audience take this quiz. Not only will it help you in your revision, but it is fun too! All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. What can an actor’s body language tell the audience about a character?

    • A.

      What the character’s feelings, attitudes and emotions might be

    • B.

      What the relationship between two characters might be

    • C.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    An actor's body language can provide valuable insights to the audience about a character's feelings, attitudes, emotions, and even the relationship between two characters. Through their physical movements, gestures, facial expressions, and posture, actors can effectively convey the inner thoughts and motivations of a character, allowing the audience to understand their emotions and perceive the dynamics between different characters on stage or screen. Therefore, all of the given options are correct as an actor's body language can reveal various aspects of a character.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following are types of body language?

    • A.

      Stance and voice

    • B.

      Gestures and facial expressions

    • C.

      Proxemics

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Gestures and facial expressions
    Explanation
    Voice is not a form of body language. Remember that we are dealing with NON VERBAL.

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  • 3. 

    In this picture the actor is demonstrating CLOSED BODY LANGUAGE...

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes he is demonstrating closed body language. We can tell this by the angle of his head, hands being held, slumped shoulders and lack of eye contact.

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  • 4. 

    Select all topics we have looked at so far this Semester

    • A.

      Body Language

    • B.

      Mime

    • C.

      Stereotypes

    • D.

      Stagecraft

    • E.

      Facial Expressions

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Body Language
    C. Stereotypes
    D. Stagecraft
    Explanation
    The three topics we have focused on are Stagecraft, Body Language and Stereotypes. Facial expressions are apart of Body Language and Mime was covered in Year 7.

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  • 5. 

    Select all types of Expressive Skills below

    • A.

      Movement

    • B.

      Facial Expressions

    • C.

      Voice

    • D.

      Gestures

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Movement
    B. Facial Expressions
    C. Voice
    D. Gestures
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Movement, Facial Expressions, Voice, Gestures. Expressive skills refer to the ability to convey emotions, thoughts, and ideas effectively. Movement involves using body language and physical actions to communicate. Facial expressions involve using the muscles of the face to convey emotions and expressions. Voice refers to the tone, pitch, and volume of speech used to convey meaning. Gestures involve using hand and arm movements to enhance communication. All of these skills are types of expressive skills as they contribute to effective communication and expression of emotions and ideas.

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  • 6. 

    Proxemics can inform the audience on what type of relationship two characters might have.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, the distance between two characters can influence an audience members opinion on what relationship they may have.

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  • 7. 

    A stereotype is…

    • A.

      A thought about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things. These thoughts or beliefs often reflect reality.

    • B.

      A factual description of a group of people that acts differently to the majority of people. These beliefs are mostly accurate.

    • C.

      A thought that may be adopted about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things. These thoughts or beliefs may or may not accurately reflect reality.

    • D.

      Other

    Correct Answer
    C. A thought that may be adopted about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things. These thoughts or beliefs may or may not accurately reflect reality.
    Explanation
    These thoughts or beliefs may or may not accurately reflect reality. Not all stereotypes are true!

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  • 8. 

    Select all types of STAGECRAFT

    • A.

      Gestures

    • B.

      Directing

    • C.

      Props

    • D.

      Costume

    • E.

      Hair and Make up

    • F.

      Sound and Lighting

    • G.

      Publicity

    • H.

      Filming

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Directing
    C. Props
    D. Costume
    E. Hair and Make up
    F. Sound and Lighting
    G. Publicity
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes Directing, Props, Costume, Hair and Make up, Sound and Lighting, and Publicity. These are all types of stagecraft because they are essential elements in the production of a theatrical performance. Directing involves the overall artistic vision and guidance of the production. Props are objects used on stage to enhance the setting or action. Costume refers to the clothing and accessories worn by the actors. Hair and make up are used to transform the actors' appearance. Sound and lighting are used to create atmosphere and enhance the performance. Publicity involves promoting and marketing the production.

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  • 9. 

    Stagecraft is the technical elements that are used to enhance a performance

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Stagecraft refers to the technical aspects and techniques used in theater or performance production to enhance the overall experience for the audience. This can include lighting, sound, set design, props, costumes, and special effects. By incorporating these elements, stagecraft helps to create a more immersive and visually appealing performance. Therefore, the statement "Stagecraft is the technical elements that are used to enhance a performance" is true.

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  • 10. 

    The Production Process involves the following stages...

    • A.

      Planning

    • B.

      Production

    • C.

      Audience

    • D.

      Presentation

    • E.

      Development

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Planning
    D. Presentation
    E. Development
    Explanation
    Planning, Developing and Presentation

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