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