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Theater History Final - Review
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Sample Questions from the Theater History Final - Review Exam

Question: Which of these was Sebastian Serlio NOT?

Choices:

An actor

An architect

A painter

A designer

Question: Who wrote "Architettura"?

Choices:

Andrea Palladio

Giacomo Torelli

Vitruvius

Sebastian Serlio

Question: Which of these is NOT true about the Teatro Olimpico?

Choices:

It uses permanent forced-perspective trompe l'oeil scenery.

It has four entrances for the actor: two in the backdrop and two through the audience.

It is designed to be like a miniature indoor Roman theater.

It was designed mostly by Andrea Palladio.

Question: Which of these lists correctly represents the chronological order in which these theaters were built?

Choices:

Teatro Farnese, The Globe, The Rose, The Theatre, Teatro Olimpico

The Theatre, The Teatro Olimpico, The Teatro Farnese, The Rose, The Globe

The Theatre, The Rose, The Teatro Olimpico, The Globe, The Teatro Farnese

The Theatre, The Teatro Olimpico, The Rose, The Globe, The Teatro Farnese

Question: Which of these is the oldest surviving Italian Renaissance theater?

Choices:

The Teatro Serlio

The Teatro Farnese

The Rose Theater

The Teatro Olimpico

Question: True or false: the Teatro Farnese is the first Italian proscenium theater.

Choices:

True

False

Question: When did Vitruvius write "De Architectura"?

Choices:

During the classical Roman period

During the early 1500s

During the late 1200s

In 1656

Question: Who recommended the use of a raked stage?

Choices:

Andrea Palladio

Vitruvius

Giacomo Torelli

Sebastian Serlio

Question: Who recommended the use of a raked stage?

Choices:

Andrea Palladio

Vitruvius

Giacomo Torelli

Sebastian Serlio

Question: Which of these is an accurate description of Serlio's ideal tragic scenery?

Choices:

A somber forest

A street with stately houses

A throne room or entryway of a mansion

An inn-yard

Question: Which of these is NOT a key characteristic of Renaissance culture?

Choices:

Rise of individualism in public mindset

Rise in power for the Catholic church

Rise in military mobilization

Rediscovery of Greek/Roman culture

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