Styles and Periods: Renaissance (Drama and Dance)
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Renaissance was known for which historical event(s)?

    answer choices

    rebirth of classical greek and roman culture

    movable type

    explorations by sea

    reformation

    agriculture

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Renaissance embraces new movements such as the advancement of _______ and _____ knowledge.

    answer choices

    humanistic

    individualistic

    artistic

    scientific

    book

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An important invention of this period was the development of ________ type, which made books more readily available to the masses.

    answer choices

    transformable

    movable

    replaceable

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Exploration of the seas was expanded during the Renaissance through Columbus discovery of ______ and _______ leading the first voyage around the world.

    answer choices

    Africa

    Ameria

    Dias

    Vasco

    Magellan

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    During the Renaissance, dance flowered as a ___ and ___ in theater as well as social entertainment.

    answer choices

    Diversion

    Abstraction

    Entertainment

    Spectacle

  • Question 6
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    The three disciplines developed of Renaissance dance where

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    Ballet

    Court

    Folk

    Lyrical

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Folk dances were very ___, lively and traditional to an area.

    answer choices

    Planned

    Spontaneous

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The costumes worn by folk dancers were ___.

    answer choices

    Elaborate

    Traditional

    Simple

  • Question 9
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    Court dances were choreographed by royal dancing masters and were ___ floor patterns.

    answer choices

    Elaborate

    Traditional

    Simple

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Ballet derived from the styles of ___dances.

    answer choices

    court

    folk

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
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    Catherine de’ Medici brought a company of skilled dancers from Italy to ____.

    answer choices

    Europe

    France

    Spain

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An important form of theatre to originate in Italy was the _________________, a professional improvised comedy performed in the streets for the people

    answer choices

    commedia dell arte

    comedy of art

    comedy dell art

    commedia of art

  • Question 13
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    Queen _____came to power in England, theater became highly visible. She oversaw the creation of many new playhouses throughout England.

    answer choices

    Elizabeth

    Mary

    Victoria

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Christopher Marlowe lived to ____ years old.

    answer choices

    17

    29

    49

    67

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Christopher Marlowe plays were performed in The ____ Theater.

    answer choices

    Globe

    Rose

    World

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    _____ plays were performed in The Globe Theater

    answer choices

    Ben Jonson

    Christopher Marlowe

    William Shakespeare

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following were not written by William Shakespeare?

    answer choices

    Hamlet

    King Lear

    The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Volpone

  • Question 18
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    This is an image of which theater

    answer choices

    Globe

    Rose

    World

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    This is an image of which theater

    answer choices

    Globe

    Rose

    World

  • Question 20
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    The ground floor of the theater was called the _____.

    answer choices

    basement

    ground

    pit

    yard

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – performed at Globe and performed Shakespeare

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
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    The Lord Admiral’s Men – performed at the Globe and performed Marlowe

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 23
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    _________ were elite members who bought a percentage of the company and received profits as payment; played major roles

    answer choices

    Apprentices

    Hirelings

    Householders

    Shareholders

  • Question 24
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    _________ were actors contracted for specific period of time and specific salary; usually minor roles

    answer choices

    Apprentices

    Hirelings

    Householders

    Shareholders

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
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    _________ were assigned to shareholders; received training, room and board in hopes they would become shareholders

    answer choices

    Apprentices

    Hirelings

    Householders

    Shareholders

  • Question 26
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    _________ were star members who part owned the theater building as incentive to stay with company

    answer choices

    Apprentices

    Hirelings

    Householders

    Shareholders

  • Question 27
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    As Oliver Cromwell gained control of England, he and his Puritan group closed theaters from 1649-1660

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 28
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    Remained closed until the ________ again gained control in 1660.

    answer choices

    Stuarts

    Scots

    Tudors

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