World Languages

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Stage 36 Culture Quiz


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  • 1. Multiple Choice
    30 seconds
    1 pt

    Romans were always entertained by writers reciting in public.

    True: The Romans were great lovers and supporters of literature.

    True: The Romans enjoyed all forms of entertainment

    False: Sometimes recitals of literature were annoying to the passerby.

    False: Roman writers would not recite unfinished works in public

  • 2. Multiple Choice
    30 seconds
    1 pt

    Writers often first read their work to a selected audience, usually his patron or his close friends.

    True: Writers often preferred the comfort of a private recital

    False: Most writers preferred to read their works on street corners

    False: Most writers would not read a work to anyone, unless it was finished.

    False: Most writers did not recite their works; only published them.

  • 3. Multiple Choice
    30 seconds
    1 pt

    A recitatio was:

    Any reading of a writer's work

    a private reading of a writer's work in his own home.

    a written copy of the writer's work

    a public reading of a writer's work in front of an invited audience

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