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History of Theater (Grade 8)

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History of Theater

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1. 
Who is the father of American drama?
  1. William Shakespeare
  2. William Dunlap
  3. William Dunner
  4. William Johnson
 
2. 
Shakespeare lived in the days of which Queen?
  1. Queen Ann
  2. Queen Elizabeth
  3. Queen Judith
  4. Queen Arden
3. 
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
 
4. 
What is the name of the women who started the Kabuki style of theatre?
  1. Okuni
  2. Kabuki
  3. Onoku
  4. Uriko
5. 
In Romeo and Juliet who died by sword/dagger?
  1. Paris and Romeo
  2. Mercutio and Tybalt
  3. Juliet
  4. B and C
 
6. 
Wakashu Kabuki was the second type of Kabuki.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
The name of the first actor or playwright from which we get the word Thespian is                     .
 
8. 
Why did Shakespeare add comedy relief to his plays?



9. 
Name one character that provided comic relief in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet".



 
10. 
Describe the Colosseum of ancient Rome.




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