1. ‘My Life in Art’ an autobiography written by

(A) G. B. Shaw
(B) Stanislavsky
(C) Peter Brook
(D) Oscar Brockett

2. Match the following:

List – I
List – II
(a) Zocasta
(i) Clouds
(b) Cyclops
(ii) Oedipus
(c) Aristophanes
(iii) Euripides
(d) The Trackers
(iv) Sophecles
       (a)       (b)        (c)        (d)
(A)  (i)        (ii)         (iv)       (iii)
(B)  (ii)       (iii)         (i)        (iv)
(C)  (iii)      (i)          (ii)        (iv)
(D)  (iv)      (ii)          (i)        (iii)

3. Pick the odd one out:

(A) King Lear
(B) Hamlet
(C) Othello
(D) The Tempest

4. Shakespeare’s plays are still performed over the world because of

(A) Strong characterization
(B) Dialogues and Monologues
(C) Performance Strength
(D) Attraction for Artists

5. Find the odd couple:

(A) Kapila and Padmini
(B) Indrajit and Amma
(C) Mallika and Kalidas
(D) Nana and Lalita Gouri

6. Assertion (A): The actors of commedia dell’arte could easily improvise the plays.
Reason (R): They were required to enact stock characters entangled in traditional situations.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(B) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

7. Which is the correct sequence?

(A) As you like it, The Imaginary Invalid, Lysistrata, Pygmalion
(B) Lysistrata, as you like it, The Imaginary Invalid, Pygmalion
(C) Pygmalion, the Imaginary Invalid, as you like it, Lysistrata
(D) The Imaginary Invalid, Lysistrata, Pygmalion, as you like it.

8. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Epic Theatre – Erwin Piscator
(B) Environmental – Augusto Theatre Boal
(C) Poor Theatre – Jerzy Grotowski
(D) Street Theatre – SafdarHashmi

9. Match the List – I with List – II:

List – I
List – II
i. Ophelia
b. Shakespeare
ii. Grusha
c. Chekhov
iii. Nora
d. Brecht
iv. Mrs. Ranevskaya
       a        b        c        d
(A) iii        iv        i         ii
(B) i          iii       ii        iv
(C) iii        i        iv        ii
(D) iv       ii        iii         i

10. Give the correct sequence :

(A) Commedia dell’arte, Roman Theatre, Elizabeathan Theatre, Church Drama.
(B) Elizabeathan Theatre, Roman Theatre, Commedia dell’arte, Church Drama.
(C) Church Drama, Elizabeathan Theatre, Roman Theatre, Commedia dell’arte.
(D) Roman Theatre, Church Drama, Commedia dell’arte, Elizabeathan Theatre.

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