What is Pantomime? - Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Modern pantomime is a form of entertainment particularly suited for…

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1. Ancient pantomime was especially popular with which Mediterranean culture?

2. What term identifies the choral script used by performers in pantomimes or other musical productions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pantomime is a form of entertainment that the quiz and worksheet will help you to explore. Learn and recall such specifics as characteristics of modern pantomime and modern uses of this art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Suitable audiences for pantomime entertainment
  • Ancient Mediterranean culture that enjoyed pantomime
  • Holidays associated with this entertainment
  • Choral script used in pantomiming
  • Colloquial names for pantomime

Skills Practiced

These resources will assess your skills of:

  • Information recall - access what you know about a colloquial term for pantomime
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pantomime
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an ancient culture that enjoyed pantomime and the modern audience most likely to enjoy it

Additional Learning

Take the time to review the corresponding lesson titled What is Pantomime? - Definition & Examples to be sure you understand all of the necessary information. This lesson will focus on certain objectives, such as:

  • Know about the choral script used in performances
  • Distinguish the forms of ancient and modern pantomime
  • Identify colloquial terminology for pantomiming
  • Discover the association between pantomime and specific holidays
  • Identify examples of pantomime