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thtr 1009 exam 1 - Introduction to Theatre THTR 1009 POPPLE...

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Introduction to Theatre THTR 1009 POPPLE: TEST ONE VERSION 001 Choose the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. According to the book, theatre requires which of the following? a. A script b. A space c. A performer d. An Audience e. b, c, and d f. a, b, and c 2. True or False: Theatre is always about human beings. a. True b. False 3. Who wrote Poetics? a. Socrates b. Plato c. Erasmus d. Aristotle e. None of the above 4. True or False: Theatre and film both involve two-way audience/actor communication. a. True b. False 5. True or False: Oedipus’ major flaw is hubris. a. True b. False 6. True or False: The proscenium arch originated in Italy. a. True b. False 7. True or False: Parentheticals are notes that indicate the physical movements of characters on stage. a. True b. False 8. The theme(s) of a play is often directly stated in the script. a. True b. False 9. The murder of Laius happens in the plot of Oedipus Rex . a. True b. False 10. According to the book, what is most often true of entertainment? a. It challenges the audience. b. It flatters the audience. c. It takes time to understand. d. It has great potential as an agent of social change. e. Both c and d 11. True or False: Oedipus kills himself at the end of Oedipus Rex . a. True b. False 12. Who was Hrosvitha? a. The first female city official b. The wife of Alexander the Great c. The first female actor d. The first female playwright e. William Shakespeare’s patron 1
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13. In the above picture (1) is pointing at the seating area or “Seeing Place” in an ancient Greek Theatre. What word was used for this area? a. Skene b. Orchestra c. Theatron d. Ekkyklema e. Periakta 14. In the same picture (2) is pointing at another area in an ancient Greek theatre. What was this area called? a. Skene b. Orchestra c. Theatron d. Periakta e. Mechane 15. In the same picture (3) is pointing at the stage building in the ancient Greek theatre. What was this building called? a. Skene b. Orchestra c. Theatron d. Altar e. Mechane 16. Ancient Greek theatre was performed in celebration of what god? a. Demeter b. Aristotle c. Apollo d. Plato e. Dionysus 17. Which of the following was not a Greek theatrical convention? a. Masks for each character b. Elaborate costumes c. All male actors d. Violence on stage e. Both b and d 18. Which ancient Greek philosopher called for the censorship of theatre? a.
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