MCQs on Drama and Theater - 4

1. Here we have four plays written by the ‘father’ of modern Realistic Dramas. Put them in chronological order.

(A) Ghosts, Pillars of society, Hedda Gabbler, A Doll’s House
(B) A Doll’s House, Hedda Gabbler, Ghosts, Pillars of Society
(C) Hedda Gabbler, A Doll’s House, Pillars of Society, Ghosts
(D) Pillars of Society, A Doll’s House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabbler



2. Match the items in List – I with items in List – II.

List – I
List – II
(a) Bertolt Brecht
(i) Kathakali
(b) Antonin Artaud
(ii) Ramlila
(c) Richard Schechner
(iii) Chinese Opera
(d) Eugenio Barba
(iv) Bali Dance

Codes:
        (a)         (b)       (c)       (d)
(A)  (iii)         (iv)       (ii)        (i)
(B)  (iv)         (iii)       (i)        (ii)
(C)  (ii)          (i)        (iii)      (iv)
(D)  (i)          (ii)        (iv)      (iii)



3. ‘Shite’ is a character in

(A) NOH
(B) KABUKI
(C) BUGAKU
(D) KYOGEN



4. The play ‘Professor Taranne’ is written by the following French playwright

(A) Jean Anouilh
(B) Arthur Adamov
(C) Albert Camus
(D) Jean- Paul Sartre



5. Which is the correct sequence?

(A) Aeschylus, Sophocles, Menandler, Aristophanes, Euripides
(B) Euripides, Aristophanes, Sophocles, Menander, Aeschylus
(C) Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander
(D) Menander, Aristophanes, Sophocles, Aeschylus, Euripides



6. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

(A) Marlon – Method Acting Brando
(B) Henry – Acting Irving Shakespeare
(C) Adolphe – Acting in Appia Wagner’s Plays
(D) Dario Fo – Italian Actor



7. Which is not the ‘general percept’ of ‘Realism’ among these?

(A) Truth resides in material objects
(B) The scientific method and observation would solve all the problems
(C) No person is responsible, since forces are beyond control
(D) Art had its purpose to better making



8. The commercial doll-puppet theatre of Okasa, Japan is known as

(A) Bugaku
(B) Bunraku
(C) Kyogen
(D) Dengaku



9. Match the following:

List – I
List – II
(a) Histrionics
(i) Actors / Performers
(b) Pantomime
(ii) Form of Roman Theatre
(c) Commedian Dell ‘Art’
(iii) Improvised Drama
(d) Diction
(iv) Expression of the meaning in words
                             
Codes:
        (a)        (b)       (c)       (d)
(A)   (i)         (ii)        (iii)      (iv)
(B)  (ii)         (iii)        (iv)      (i)
(C)  (iii)        (iv)        (i)       (ii)
(D)  (iv)         (i)        (ii)      (iii)



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

(A) Cinemoid – Filtering the light
(B) Dimmer – Regulating intensity of light
(C) Lens – Gathers/ Disperses rays of light
(D) Gauze – Strip of lights



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