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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Theater Questions

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Grade 8 :: History of Theater by carriewible
An Elizabethan actor had to be and expert in which of the following?
  1. Fencing and Tumbling
  2. Dancing and Elocution
  3. Acting & Music
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by carriewible
Shakespeare lived in the days of which Queen?
  1. Queen Ann
  2. Queen Elizabeth
  3. Queen Judith
  4. Queen Arden
Grade 8 :: Theater by kramos95
Which character utters the famous words: "God bless us, Every one"?
  1. Tiny Tim
  2. Bob Cratchit
  3. Fred
  4. The Ghost of Christmas Present
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by carriewible
What is the name of the women who started the Kabuki style of theatre?
  1. Okuni
  2. Kabuki
  3. Onoku
  4. Uriko
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by carriewible
In Romeo and Juliet who died by sword/dagger?
  1. Paris and Romeo
  2. Mercutio and Tybalt
  3. Juliet
  4. B and C
Grade 8 :: Theater by sarahunter
Improvisation is defined as:
  1. a rehearsed scene without props
  2. a performance that is done without a rehearsal or script
  3. an unrehearsed scripted scene
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by aharrell0725
What is the name of the women who started the Kabuki style of theatre?
  1. Okuni
  2. Kabuki
  3. Onoku
  4. Ms.Buie
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by aharrell0725
Wakashu Kabuki was the second type of Kabuki.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by carriewible
Why did Shakespeare add comedy relief to his plays?
  • To help the audience release the tension that has been building throughout the drama of the play.
Grade 8 :: Theater by Dramamama1
External traits include
  1. What kind of car that's owned
  2. Emotions
  3. The way a person walks
  4. Where a person lives
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by QueenOfTheLab
In Romeo and Juliet who died by sword/dagger?
  1. Paris and Tybolt
  2. Romeo and Paris
  3. Juliet
  4. Mercutio and Tybolt
  5. A and C
  6. C and D
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by QueenOfTheLab
Shakespeare lived in the days of which Queen?
  1. Queen Elizabeth
  2. Queen Hathaway
  3. Queen Judith
  4. Queen Arden
  5. A and B
  6. B and C
  7. A and D
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by mrsmaroudas
Describe the Colosseum of ancient Rome.
  • Answers will vary. Possible responses: It seated fifty thousand, gladiators fought there, sometimes with swords. Gladiators fought other gladiators or sometimes animals. The arena could be flooded for mock sea battles. According to tradition, persecuted CHRISTIANS were fed to lions in the Colosseum for the entertainment of the Romans.
Grade 8 :: Theater by Meriditho
What is a parody?
  • "An imitative work made to mock or trivialize an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other target, by means of satiric or ironic imitation."
Grade 8 :: History of Theater by QueenOfTheLab
An Elizabethan actor had to be and expert in which of the following?
  1. Fencing
  2. Tumbling
  3. Dancing
  4. Elocution
  5. Acting
  6. Music
  7. A,B and E
  8. All of the Above
Grade 8 :: Musical Theater by mrsmaroudas
Discuss the opera DON GIOVANNI.
  • Possible responses: An opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozard, recounting the dissolute life of Don Juan (Don Giovanni is the Italian form of Don Juan). At the end of the opera, a statue of a man Don Giovanni has killed comes to life and drags the unscrupulous seducer into the burning pit of hell.
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