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Shakespeare Quiz

A Midsummer Night's Dream
STUDY
PLAY
True or False. Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stat ford.
True
True or False. Shakespeare received his college degree from a university in London.
False
True or False. Shakespeare married an older woman when he was only eighteen.
True
True or False. Actors depended on sold out audiences to support themselves.
False
True or False. Women's parts were played by young boys.
True
True or False. Scenery used in the plays was often donated by wealthy patrons.
False
True or False. Elaborate costumes were often borrowed from wealthy patrons.
True
Shakespeare's acting troupe was referred to as:
The Kings Men
An actor that Shakespeare frequently wrote dramatic line for was:
Richard Burbage
A flag flew here to announce an afternoon performance
hut
Often actors that "died" could slip away
trap doors
hid machinery for accents and descents
roof
Underside of the roof, highly decorated
heavens
A dressing or waiting room for actors
tiring rooms
Patron who stood during performances
groundlings
What has two line rhymes and is at character's exit or end of scene?
Couplets
What has five feet, ten syllables, and unrhymed iambic pentameter?
Blank verses
What is a normal speech?
Prose
Shakespeare's theater was called
the Globe (or wooden O)
____ was a published collection of Shakespeare's great works
Philo
Shakespeare's drama shared lessons and stores from the bible through
plays
Shakespeare's dram was written to be
preformed