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Acting & Theater Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the context of readers theater, minimalism refers to a performance:

Question 2 2. How is the structure of a monologue similar to that of a story?

Question 3 3. What are the two types of resonance?

Question 4 4. If so few Broadway theaters are located on the street named Broadway, why do they have that name?

Question 5 5. If a director told an actor standing on center stage to move both downstage and stage left, the diagonal motion would take them to what part of a nine-segmented stage?

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Question 6 6. What traditional aspect of theater is missing from process drama?

Question 7 7. Unlike a full-scale theatrical play, in role playing actors are NOT expected to follow _____.

Question 8 8. What is the first step in writing your own monologue?

Question 9 9. Why do screenwriters use transitions?

Question 10 10. What was the name of the first modern musical in New York?

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Question 11 11. Readers theater supports play development in every way except:

Question 12 12. How is a monologue different from a formal speech or a soliloquy?

Question 13 13. Which word means the creation of vocal sounds?

Question 14 14. If a theater holds 1,216 seats, could it be considered a Broadway theater, an off-Broadway theater, an off-off-Broadway theater, or another distinction?

Question 15 15. What is the directional difference between basic strong and basic weak movements?

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Question 16 16. What is the role of the teacher/director in process drama?

Question 17 17. Role playing differs from improvisation in that _____.

Question 18 18. In Charlotte's Web, who is Charlotte speaking to during her monologue?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not one of Aristotle's 6 dramatic elements?

Question 20 20. Where is musical theatre thought to have started?

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Question 21 21. Radio drama as a form of readers theater:

Question 22 22. Which of these is an accurate tip for writing a monologue?

Question 23 23. What type of vocal exercises help with articulation?

Question 24 24. What play is considered a rising star on Broadway with the potential to eclipse other leading shows, but may need a bigger theater to do so?

Question 25 25. When a blocking position says actors are open, they are _____.

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Question 26 26. Which aspect of theater is most important in process drama?

Question 27 27. You can add variety to a role-playing exercise by _____.

Question 28 28. In Charlotte's Web, what was the purpose of Charlotte's monologue?

Question 29 29. Which one of these items is NOT a part of the five-act play structure?

Question 30 30. When did Broadway enter its 'Golden Age'?

Acting & Theater Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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