Test your basic knowledge |

Acting Motivation

Subject : performing-arts
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Part in a play






2. What the character does






3. Control in posture






4. Your saying the line louder than the person before you






5. Using your own memories to help understand a characters emotions






6. Using a one quarter to the person your talking to






7. A characteristic gesture






8. Movements to strengthen the personality of the character






9. A final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech






10. Memories of sights - sounds - smells - tastes and textures - used to define a character






11. Where the actors acknowledge the audience






12. A final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech






13. What your character wants






14. Turn in the direction of your downstage hand






15. Your voice gets quieter as you say your line






16. Interview for the play. make an impression and show talent






17. A story - speech or scene performed by one actor only






18. When actors work on building characterization






19. What your character wants






20. A characters present circumstances






21. Result of action the characters take to overcome the obstacle






22. Bridges between the beats






23. Open the door with your upstage hand






24. What makes a character do something






25. Information that is implied but not spoken - thoughts or actions






26. A complete reading of the play






27. What is at risk






28. Part in a play






29. When actors work on building characterization






30. Being asked to come back and see the auditors again






31. Positive attitude - good communication - ask before you change your physical appearance






32. Bridges between the beats






33. Your memory of sights - smells - tastes - sounds and textures






34. Something preventing the character from getting the objective






35. Forces the downstage actor to turn away from the audience to communicate with the upstage actor






36. When you preform actions and they generate an emotion within yourself






37. Something preventing the character from getting the objective






38. Information that is implied but not directly stated by the actor- thoughts or actions of a character that do not express the same idea as the spoken words.






39. A position onstage where one actor mirrors another actor's body position






40. Chosen for a role






41. Your saying the line louder than the person before you






42. What the character does






43. Calling upon memories of your own emotions to understand the emotions of a character






44. To mark the floor of the rehearsal space to show the floor plan for the play






45. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






46. Movements to strengthen the personality of the character






47. When you preform actions and they generate an emotion within yourself






48. A imaginary wall between the audience and the stage






49. A position onstage where one actor mirrors another actor's body position






50. Move right by moving with your right foot and vice versa with left