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  11.Among the common requirements for scenic, costume and lighting design are which of  the following: A.the design elements should be consistent with the directorial concept but need not complement each other B.the design elements should support the work of the actor but aesthetically draw focus to themselves C.the design elements should establish the.
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  6. A _____ is a set of rules or mutually accepted conditions. a. contravention b. contretemps c. convention d. conscription 7. Art and technology interact in the appearance of the Volkswagen Beetle as newer safety standards affect the _____ of the vehicle. a. position b. design c. utility d. understanding 8. The cave of Lascaux dates to what historic.
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  10. Which of the following is a painting medium that is transparent and thinned with water? a. Oil b. Watercolor c. Gouache d. Tempera 11. Oils, perhaps the most popular of the painting media, were developed near the beginning of what century? a. 12th b. 14th c. 15th d. 16th 12. Which of the following is responsible for the fact.
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  Kanjincho 1.The English title of Kanjincho refers to: A.a scroll Benkei reads that commands true believers to contribute to the building of a new temple B.Togashi's list of traitors whom he must seek out C.the list of warriors, like Benkei, who have served their lords well D.Prince Yoshiture's roster of men--including Togashi-- who have threatened.
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  TRUE/FALSE 6.In Sakuntala, the lost ring is found in the belly of a fish. 7.Sakuntala begins with King Duhsanta hunting the sacred tiger. 8.Kanva is a sacred hermit and foster-father to Sakuntala in the play Sakuntala. 9.In Act Six of Sakuntala,  King Duhsanta undergoes a symbolic death as he loses    consciousness when overcome by.
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  The Post Office 1.The "trickster" in The Post Office is: A.the Watchman B.the Physician C.the Gaffer D.Madhav E.the Dairyman 2.In The Post Office, significantly, the play's final line is spoken by: A.Amal, who says he is finally ready for his journey to "the Other Side" B.The Physician, who tells us that Amal is now sleeping in peace C.Madhav, who accepts.
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  26. Artistic styles get their names from _____. a. common usage b. historical viewpoint c. the artists themselves d. All of the above 27. Criticism should entail a detailed process of _____ to gain understanding and appreciation. a. analog b. amalgamation c. altercation d. analysis 28. Because the choreography and music for the ballet Rites of Spring were so _____,.
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  TRUE/FALSE 7.The roots of theater can usually be traced to storytelling, shamanistic ritual and other sacred rites; however, it gradually becomes dominated by secular concerns. 8.While we tend to perceive tragedy as a refined and lofty genre of dramatic literature which deals with the misfortunes and catastrophes of heroic individuals, in all.
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  The Man Who Turned into a Stick 1.The Man from Hell in The Man Who Turned into a Stick is described as being a: A.Supervisor B.Sinner C.Politician D.Writer E.His occupation is not identified 2."The Stick" in The Man Who Turned into a Stick: A.is discovered on stage as the curtain rises (or lights come up) B.is carried on by.
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  16. The “_____arts” are prized for their purely aesthetic qualities. a. applied b. fine c. symbolic d. decorative 17. The term “decorative art” first appeared during what century? a. 5th century B.C.E b. 5th century C.E. c. 15th century C.E. d. 18th century C.E. 18. Which of the following was discussed as a work exemplifying art as revealing metaphysical or.
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  6. Which of the following is a term for carved works of sculpture? a. Subtractive b. Additive c. Substitutive d. Ephemeral 7. Built sculpture uses which of the following processes? a. Subtraction b. Addition c. Substitution d. Manipulation 8. Cast sculpture utilizes which of the following processes? a. Addition b. Subtraction c. Substitution d. Manipulation 9. Sculptural works that are modeled utilize which of the.
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    Master Pierre Pathelin   1.In Master Pierre Pathelin, Pierre's profession is: A.merchant B.carpenter C.lawyer D.we are not told his profession E.he has no job but lives only by his wits and cunning   2.The title character in Master Pierre Pathelin is one of the prevailing stock characters  in  world theater called the: A.witty fool B.con artist C.trickster D.unscrupulous lawyer E.country bumpkin   3.Master Pierre Pathelin.
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  TRUE/FALSE 6.Among the women in Lysistrata, Kolonike has the most difficult time swearing to accept  Lysistrata's  "happy idea." 7.Aristophanes was prompted to write his play Lysistrata as a protest against the Punic War. 8.Lysistrata's name is derived from a Greek word meaning "she who stopped the war." 9.In Lysistrata, all of the women steadfastly.
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  The Qing-Ding Pearl 1.In The Qing-Ding Pearl, Ting Lang's duty is to: A.collect the fishing tax for his master B.overthrow the oppressive landlord C.assist Hsiao En with the fishing D.marry the fisherman's daughter E.box for Ting Yuan Wai 2.In The Qing-Ding Pearl, in order to get Tang Yaun Wai alone so he may kill him, Hsaio  En.
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GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS 1.Among the following, which has been cited by scholars as one of the most likely origins of Greek theater: A.the ceremonial worship of the Titans, especially Zeus and Hera B.the celebration of the Greek victory over the Persians C.the theata-celebrations in honor of the Greek gods of agriculture D.the dithyrambs- improvisational songs.
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  20. Which of the following is a printmaking technique in which the surface of a plate is scratched with a needle? a. Aquatint b. Etching c. Drypoint d. Serigraphy 21. A squeegee is used in which printmaking technique? a. Lithography b. Aquatint c. Collage d. Serigraphy 22. Initially, the photographic medium was presented more like _____. a. drawing b. printmaking c. painting d. news.
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  30. Adding white to a hue creates a _____ of that hue. a. saturation b. shade c. tint d. gradation 31. Which of the following terms are most closely related? a. Line and mass b. Mass and color c. Color and form d. Form and line 32. The term _____ is often used to describe characteristics synonymous with value. a. brilliance b..
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  30. We have a _____ texture when there is only a single musical line without accompaniment. a. tonal b. monophonic c. homophonic d. polyphonic 31. Which of the following means a polyphonic development of several short themes? a. Binary form b. Ritornello c. Variation form d. Fugue 32. Which of the following is not one of the three basic types.
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  20.While the general definition of catharsis is hotly debated, nearly all would agree that is    has to do with the emotions of pity and fear. 21.Comedy and tragedy are equally dependent on the specific customs and mores of the    particular culture which produces them. 22.While the term tragicomedy was coined hundreds of.
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  Komachi at Sekidira 1.Komachi at Sekidira is which type of Noh play: A.god (kami or waki) plays B.warrior (shura-mono) C.woman (kazura) plays D."living person pieces" (genzai) E.none of the above 2.Which of the following is the shite role in Komachi at Sekidira? A.Komachi B.the child C.the Priest D.the men who accompany the priest E.there are no shite roles in this play 3.The Tanabata.
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  10. Which of the following would be defined as a group of movements loosely related and played in succession? a. Sonata b. Concerto c. Suite d. Cantata 11. Which of the following would be defined as a composition for solo instruments with accompaniment? a. Sonata b. Concerto c. Suite d. Cantata 12. Which of the following would be defined as.
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  GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS 1.Which of the following are forms of Sanskrit drama, the classical and literary drama of  India: A.Nataka--plays based on mythology and history and Skrita--plays based on Bhrama B.Prakarana--plays invented by humans and Karara--plays based of the lives of Shava C.Skrita--plays based on Bhrama and Karara--plays based of the lives of Shava D.Nataka--plays.
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  20. Which of the following would be defined as a slow tempo? a. Andantino b. Andante c. Lento d. Allegretto 21. Which of the following would be defined as a slow, leisurely tempo? a. Largo b. Adagio c. Moderato d. Allegro 22. Any organization of musical tones occurring one after another constitutes a _____. a. polyphony b. tempo c. melody d. conjunct 23. A central.
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  TRUE/FALSE 14.According to legend, theater in India was created by the gods (Siva, Vishnu, Brahma) to    instruct people. 15.The Natyasastra is a sacred Indian text that prescribes the rules of the theater. 16.Similar to Western audiences, Indian playgoers usually concern themselves mainly with    the intricacies of plot, character and theme. 17.Rabindrath Tagore, the.
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  16. Unlike pictures, sculpture has _____ mass. a. volumetric b. lateral c. partial d. literal 17. Unlike pictures, sculpture uses _____ to define line. a. function b. form c. space d. color 18. Which of the following terms relates to “the ideal of relationships”? a. Proportion b. Texture c. Unity d. Form 19. Which of the following terms means the manner by which the eye.
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  21. Which of the following means the relationship of items to each other in a design? a. Scale b. Context c. Proportion d. Space 22. Who is (are) the architect(s) of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City? a. Louis Sullivan b. R. Buckminster Fuller c. Frank Lloyd Wright d. Burnam and Root 23. The Parthenon is an example of.
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  10. Which of the following is a novel whose subject matter comprises the adventures of a rogue? a. Manners b. Gothic c. Historical d. Picaresque 11. Which of the following is a novel whose subject matter comprises observations of the customs, values, and mores of a complex society? a. Manners b. Picaresque c. Historical d. Gothic Answers: a. Manners (pg..
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  GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS 1.The most notable means a playwright uses to focus a story is: A.through the use of dialogue B.through the use of dialogue mixed with narration C.through the use of the representation of conflict or the clash of opposing forces D.through the use of rituals which are used in the story E.through the use.
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  TRUE/FALSE 6.The double plot, like that of Brothers,  is a trademark of the comedies of Terence. 7.In Brothers, Micio is Cestipho’s father. 8.While we refer to Terence as a Roman playwright, he was in reality a Carthaginian and thereby the first playwright of note from the African continent. 9.Brothers ends with a typical convention.
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  TRUE/FALSE 10.One of  the distinctions between the dramatic and the epic  is that  the dramatic is usually    more selective in the events that it imitates or portrays. 11.According to Thornton Wilder narrative form (i.e., the epic) is what one person tells us        took place and dramatic form (i.e., a play) is what.
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  26.The use of scenery, costumes, masks, props, sound, and lighting effects, albeit sometimes    in rudimentary form, has been a part of the theater from its earliest moments 27.Playwrights can rightly be considered among the first designers of the theater. 28.Historically accurate costumes and scenery have been a staples of  theatrical presentation    in.
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GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS   1.Which of the following is not an example of a Story Teller: A.the West African griot B.the German kleinswertz C.the Brahman sutradhara D.the Pueblo shaman E.the Greek rhapsode   2.The characteristics of Rituals may be characterized by all of the following except: A.they are symbolic actions developed by and performed for a community, usually to        satisfy.
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  Lysistrata 1.The lengthy discussion in which Lysistrata and the Athenian Commissioner debate the  merits of the play's "happy  idea" is known as the: A.parabisis B.komos C.stasimon D.agon E.antistrophe 2.The representative of the Spartan women in Lysistrata is named: A.Kalonike B.Myrrhina C.Cinesias D.Boatia E.Lampito 3.In Lysistrata, which character speaks the following lines: “Do you really think that with  wools and skeins and just being.
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  7. Dance appears to have sprung from what human need? a. Religious b. Psychological c. Aesthetic d. None of the above 8. Which of the following is a body of group dances performed to traditional music? a. Modern dance b. Ballet c. Folk dance d. Line dance 9. Which of the following is the most obvious repository of formalized.
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  TRUE/FALSE 16.While theater is produced by numerous artists including playwrights, directors, and    designer, the actor is the oldest and most indispensable of the artists involved. 17.Many Asian theater traditions, including the essentially external style of their acting,    have been incorporated into the training programs of American acting  schools and    training programs. 18.External based.
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  Brothers 1.In Terence's design for Brothers, the "foil" to Micio is: A.Cestipho B.Geta C.Aeschinus D.Demea E.Micio has no foil; he is the play's "voice of reason." 2.The character in Brothers who most closely resembles the traditional 'trickster' of the  Roman theater is: A.Geta B.Aeschinus C.Sannio D.Syrus E.Cestipho 3.In Brothers, Terence uses the prologue of his play to: A.pay tribute to the sources that inspired.
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  6. Which of the following is the basic picture unit of a film? a. Reel b. Shot c. Frame d. Cut 7. Which type of film attempts to record actuality using primarily a sociological or journalistic approach? a. Absolute film b. Narrative film c. Documentary film d. Silent film 8. In many ways, this type of film uses the techniques.
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  20. Since poetry relies on compressed language to express its meanings, _____ are very important elements. a. symbols b. meters c. themes d. tones 21. In poetry, the repetition of similar or identical consonant sounds is called _____. a. dissonance b. assonance c. alliteration d. consonance 22. Iambic, trochaic, and anapestic are types of _____ lines. a. anecdotal b. metric c. alliterate d. respondent 23..
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  17. Which of the following defines bodily movement that suggests the kinds of movements associated with people or animals? a. Delsarte b. Assemblé c. Mimetic d. Acting out 18. Elements in dance that tell a story are which of the following? a. Narrative b. Abstract c. Ethnic d. Mimetic 19. Which of the following means dance works that are designed.
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  Autumn in the Palace of Han 1.In Autumn in the Palace of Han which character describes himself as “a man of a hawk's  heart and a vulture's claw;” and boasts that his “business is swindling the great and oppressing the poor through flattery, cunning, treachery, and greed.” A.Emperor Huhanya B.Mao Yen-Shou, the counselor C.Wu-Lu Ch'umg-tsung,.
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  18. Which of the following terms is applicable to a situation such as a peasant jumping to the upper class? a. Thematic reorder b. Reversal c. Crisis d. None of the above 19. Which of the following is a theatre form in which the audience totally surrounds the playing area? a. Arena form b. Thrust form c. Proscenium.
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GENERAL EXAMINATION  ITEMS 1.All of the following  are true about acting and/or actors except: A.in the simplest terms an actor is one who performs or impersonates B.actor training and acting styles have undergone considerable changes over the last 2500  years C.actor training and acting styles vary little throughout the contemporary world D.actor training  and acting.
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  Medea 1.In Medea, when the title character is carried off in the chariot drawn by dragons at the  end of the play, the device is generally referred to as: A.ekkylema exodos B.mechane C.deus et dragona D.machina in Apollo E.exodos ex machina 2.Medea claims that she kills her sons as a means of getting revenge on: A.Euripides B.Jason C.Creon D.Aegeus E.Agamemnon 3.All of the.
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  TRUE/FALSE 6.In Tagore's philosophy, "the All" is found in Nature. 7.Tagore, the author of The Post Office, was the first dramatist from India to be awarded the   Pulitzer Prize. 8.Virtually all of the characters in The Post Office are symbols that transcend their temporal   reality. 9.The Post Office shows no influence of the classical.
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  11. Which of the following is a structural system that consists of horizontal beams and vertical supports? a. Post-­??and-­??lintel b. Cantilever c. Arch d. Suspension 12. Which of the following is a structural system that defines space by transferring stress outward to its legs? a. Post-­??and-­??lintel b. Cantilever c. Arch d. Suspension 13. Which of the following is a structural.
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  Oedipus the King 1.In Oedipus the King, which of the following is aware of the truth regarding Oedipus’ birth: A. Jocasta B.Creon C.The leader of the Chorus D.Teiresias E.none of the above 2.When Oedipus confronts Teiresias about the death of Laius: A.he has no reason to believe that Teiresias will be able to give him any useful .
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  Prometheus Bound 1.In Prometheus Bound, which character laments: “ I'm frightened when I see the shape of Argos,/ Argos the Herdsman with ten thousand eyes./ He stalks me with his crafty eyes.” A.Prometheus B.Oceanus C.Io D.Hermes E.Hephaestus 2.The chorus in Prometheus Bound is composed of: A.the Erinyes of Zeus B.the Daughters of Oceanus C.Might and his Keepers D.birds of Prey E.the are simply.
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  Sakuntala 1.The prologue of Sakuntala: A.offers a benediction to the audience B.features an actress and her director who establish the theatrical nature of the events that will follow C.contains prayers and songs typical of Sanskrit drama D.establishes that Sakuntala and the Ring is a new play E.accomplishes all of these 2.In Sakuntala, Durvasas is/are: A.an irascible sage who.
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  8. In theatre, types of plays such as tragedies and comedies are called which of the following? a. Conventions b. Genres c. Dynamics d. None of the above 9. In his Poetics, Aristotle described in great detail the characteristics of which of the following? a. Melodrama b. Comedy c. Farce d. Tragedy 10. What is the most popular dramatic form.
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