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 a 90 year old man.
(b) The author was only 11 years old.
(c) The author grew orchids as a hobby.
(d) The author was a woman.
3. The Rover is considered to be what kind of play?
(b) Sketch comedy.
(c) Situation comedy.
(d) A Restoration Comedy.
4. The Rover contrasts what two things?
(a) Good versus evil.
(b) How the characters act versus others' acting ability.
(c) The Montagues and the Capulets
(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 be moved by the beautiful acting.
(b) The witty comments they will be able to make after the play.
(c) To see the skimpy costumes.
(d) The amazing acrobatics they will see.
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 is deaf.
(d) The audience prefers a male playwright over a female.
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