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5 Matching Questions

  1. What was life like during Elizabethan times? (Hint: It wasn't so good)
  2. Which gender acted on stage and who played women?
  3. Where do the richer audience member's sit? What are the costs of a plain seat vs. one with a cushion?
  4. What is a trap door and why is it necessary?
  5. How did Shakespeare come up with his stories?
  1. a A trap door is a hidden entrance onto the stage from the area underneath that can be used to signify the death of a character or a ghost.
  2. b Males. Young, prepubescent boys played women.
  3. c He plagerized and took ideas from other poets and playwrights. Romeo and Juliet was originally a poem written by a man named Arthur Brooks.
  4. d It was terrible due to terrible sanitation, and widespread disease.
  5. e In the galleries. A plain seat is 2 cents and a cushion is 3 cents.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Believed in it a great deal. Astrologers could have a great impact in people's lives.
  2. During the afternoon and daytime
  3. Usually one, but during summer sometime two.
  4. 1644. It was demolished because the Puritans disapproved of it.
  5. April 23 in the family home

5 True/False Questions

  1. In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?London, England

          

  2. What shape was the globe and how many people could it hold?It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.

          

  3. What were his father's occupations?Alderman and Glover

          

  4. How many stories was the original Globe, and what type of roof did it have?It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.

          

  5. What types of people went to watch the plays?Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.

          

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