Act 1, Scene 1, Part 1
1. What is the driving force of this play?
(a) The love between a man and a woman.
(b) The friendship between two married couples.
(c) Pretensions of people who think they know more than they do.
(d) The frustrations of an uninspired playwright.
2. Whose purity is referred to in the Prologue?
(a) The Vestal Virgins'.
(b) The Muses'.
3. Who speaks in the Prologue?
(a) Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
(b) The Honourable Richard Fitzpatrick.
(c) William Shakespeare.
(d) The main actor.
4. Where was "The Critic" first performed?
(a) The Theater of London.
(b) Drury Lane Theatre.
(c) The Globe Theatre.
(d) Three Theatres.
5. What does the Prologue accuse the Muses of being corrupted by?
(b) The gods and goddesses of Olympus.
(c) The desire to please artistic critics.
6. What author is alluded to in the Prologue?
7. Where does Act 1, Scene 1, Part 1 begin?
(a) In the street.
(b) In the theatre.
(c) In Plagiary's house.
(d) In Dangle's house.
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