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Vocal Production & Performance Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which are the first crew members to come on board a theatrical production?

Question 2 2. How is drama different from poetry and prose?

Question 3 3. In which of the following media is drama NOT performed?

Question 4 4. What information does an omniscient narrator know in a story?

Question 5 5. Which crew member has the responsibility of running dress rehearsals?

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Question 6 6. Stage directions indicating the use of flashing lights and loud, uptempo music might help to create which mood?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a characteristic of classical drama?

Question 8 8. Why do actors use both verbal and nonverbal communication?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT part of nonverbal communication?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a point of view a narrator can have in a story?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following has the greatest effect on the mood, no matter what the setting might be?

Question 12 12. How close two characters stand to each other is one aspect of nonverbal communication. Which of the following is the term for this?

Question 13 13. Verbal communication involves the use of...

Question 14 14. Shakespeare used both prose and verse in his plays, but mainly verse. Why did he sometimes use prose?

Question 15 15. What is a narrator?

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Question 16 16. In a scene the stage directions tell two actors to keep gradually moving closer to each other. The script calls for soft music and warm, dim lighting. The scene is set in a living room with comfy chairs and a fireplace. What mood would you infer from this scene?

Question 17 17. Which crew members have the responsibility of designing the look of the show?

Question 18 18. The music called for in a scene is a melody played on an accordion accompanied by the sound of bubbles popping. According to the stage directions, the characters should be dressed in bright, mismatched polka dot pajamas. The actors speak in high pitched voices. What mood might you infer from the elements in this scene?

Question 19 19. Which style of narration is rarely used in literature?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of using body language for nonverbal communication?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is defined as metered lines which make a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables?

Question 22 22. Which crew member is responsible for organizing financing?

Question 23 23. Stage directions indicating a single spotlight on a character with the rest of the stage left dark and slow violin music might create which mood?

Question 24 24. What crew members are responsible for turning the public into an audience?

Question 25 25. The sentence, 'Mallory was unhappy about the way she was being treated by her friends and decided to do something about it,' is an example of which type of narration?

Vocal Production & Performance Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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