MCQs on Drama and Theater - 7

1. George Orwells famous novel “Animal farm” is dramatised and directed by

(A) Peter Brook
(B) Sir Peter Hall
(C) Richard Schechner
(D) John Martin

2. Here we have different schools of ‘Dramas’ put them into order.

(A) Environmentalist, Existential, Realistic, Naturalistic
(B) Existential, Realistic, Environmentalist, Naturalistic
(C) Realistic, Naturalistic, Existential, Environmental
(D) Naturalistic, Environmentalist, Realistic, Existential

3. Pick the odd one out :

(A) A Doll’s House
(B) The Westside Story
(C) My Fair Lady
(D) Three Penny Opera

4. Match the List – I with List – II:

List – I
List – II

a. Indira Parthasarathy
i. Music Director
b. Bansi Kaul
ii. Play Director
c. Bhaskar Chandawakar
iii. Playwright
d. Rudraprasad Sengupta
iv. Designer

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

5. Assertion (A): Pirandello’s plays are called ‘theatre in theatre’ plays.
Reason (R): His plays explore the relationship between appearance and reality.


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

6. Which is the correct sequence?

(A) Bharatendu Harishchandra, Vishnu Das Bhave, Rabindranth Tagore, I.C. Nanda
(B) Vishnu Das Bhave, Bharatendu Harishchandra, Rabindranath Tagore, I.C. Nanda
(C) I.C. Nanda, Rabindranath Tagore, Bharatendu Harishchandra, Bishnudas Bhave
(D) Bharatendu Harishchandra, I.C. Nanda, Rabindranath Tagore, Bishnudas Bhave

7. In the context of playwriting, one follows the order:

(A) Scene, Act, Unit, Sequence
(B) Act, Scene, Unit, Sequence
(C) Sequence, Scene, Act, Unit
(D) Unit, Act, Sequence, Scene

8. Which is the correct sequence?

(A) Garbha, Vimarsa, Nirvahan.a, Pratimukha, Mukha
(B) Pratimukha, Vimarsa, Mukha, Grabha, Nirvahan.a
(C) Nirvahana, Garbha, Mukha,Vimarsa, Pratimukha
(D) Mukha, Pratimukha, Garbha,Vimarsa, Nirvahan.a

9. The device of ‘Garbhaka’ – an act within an act – is creatively employed in the following Sanskrit play

(A) Abhij. nan Shakuntal
(B) Mrichchha Katika
(C) Uttar Ramcharita
(D) Mudra Rakshas

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

(A) Ven. isanhar –                   Bhat Narayana
(B) Ratnavali –                        Sri Harsha
(C) Dariadra Charudutt –       Sudraka
(D) Malti Madhav –                Bhavbhuti

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