Act 1, Prologue
1. The Rover was first performed on stage in what year?
2. What was unusual about the author of this play?
(a) The author was only 11 years old.
(b) The author was a woman.
(c) The author grew orchids as a hobby.
(d) The author was a 90 year old man.
3. The Rover is considered to be what kind of play?
(a) Sketch comedy.
(b) A Restoration Comedy.
(d) Situation comedy.
4. The Rover contrasts what two things?
(a) The Montagues and the Capulets
(b) How the characters act versus others' acting ability.
(c) Good versus evil.
(d) What the characters say versus how they actually feel.
5. According to the playwright, the audience comes to see The Rover for what reason?
(a) To see the skimpy costumes.
(b) The witty comments they will be able to make after the play.
(c) The amazing acrobatics they will see.
(d) To be moved by the beautiful acting.
6. Why is the playwright speaking in the prologue as a man?
(a) The play was written by a man.
(b) The audience is always just men.
(c) The audience prefers a male playwright over a female.
(d) The audience is deaf.
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