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The York Collection having _____plays.

(a) 40 plays

(b) 53 plays

(c) 48 plays

(d) 35 plays

Question’s Answer: 48 plays

The Miracles were well established by ____century.

(a) 16th

(b) 20th

(c) 17th

(d) 15th

Question’s Answer: 15th

Which is the language of York plays?

(a) Northumbrian

(b) Scandinavian

(c) Latin

(d) Greek

Question’s Answer: Northumbrian

Which is the earliest morality play?

(a) New Custom

(b) Everyman

(c) The Trial of Treasure

(d) The Castle of Perseverance

Question’s Answer: The Castle of Perseverance

Heywood substituted the abstractions of the moralities with

(a) Supernatural characters

(b) Human characters

(c) Natural characters

(d) Sub-human characters

Question’s Answer: Human characters

“The Mery Play between the Pardoner and the Frere” by Heywood was published in which year?

(a) 1513

(b) 1519

(c) 1533

(d) 1525

Question’s Answer: 1533

A perfect example of pathos in miracles is Abraham and Isaac, in which Abraham offers to sacrifice his beloved ___ .

(a) Son

(b) Brother

(c) Wife

(d) Daughter

Question’s Answer: Son

Of all morality plays, the only one which was so good that it was revived on modern stage in both England and

America, is

(a) Everyman

(b) Hickscorner

(c) Mankind

(d) The Castle of Perseverance

Question’s Answer: Everyman

What is the language of earliest example of miracle plays St. Nicholas?

(a) Greek

(b) French

(c) Latin

(d) Old English

Question’s Answer: Latin

In Heywood’s The Four P’s, a Palmer, a Pardoner, a Potycary and a Pedlar dispute as to which of them can tell

the biggest

(a) Joke

(b) Story

(c) Event

(d) Lie

Question’s Answer: Lie

The most prolific writer of interludes,John Heywood was a______ in the court of Henry VIII.

(a) Musician

(b) Jester

(c) Singer

(d) Poet

Question’s Answer: Musician

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