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Morality play: Quiz


Question 1: The plays were most popular in ________ during the 15th and 16th centuries.
BalkansEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe

Question 2: In their own time, these plays were known as "interludes", a broader term given to dramas with or without a ________ theme.
VirtueMoralityMoral relativismConscience

Question 3: Morality plays before the Reformation teach a ________ approach to redemption.
CatholicEcumenical councilBishopCatholicism

Question 4: The morality play is a ________ of Medieval and early Tudor theatrical entertainment.

Question 5: Moreover, Vices often appear ignorant and naive, especially when it comes to their biblical understanding and knowledge of the ________.
Biblical canonNew TestamentGospelJesus

Question 6: In the pre-Reformation plays, the importance of the sacraments of the Catholic Church (such as partaking in mass and baptism), the church clergy, the church hierarchy, the church establishment in general, and the abstinence from the ________, are all stressed.
Seven deadly sinsAngerLustPride

Question 7: The wave of ________ which fueled the content of these plays dictated that more attention should be given to warning people against the Catholic Church than of their sinful nature.
BaptistChristian denominationProtestantismChristianity

Question 8: Although the purpose of all morality plays is to instruct listeners on the means of receiving redemption, morality plays after the ________ are of a distinctly different didacticism than the morality plays before the Reformation.
CrusadesCounter-ReformationProtestant ReformationEast–West Schism

Question 9: [1] Morality plays are a type of ________ in which the protagonist is met by personifications of various moral attributes who try to prompt him to choose a godly life over one of evil.
AllegoryJ. R. R. TolkienPlatoC. S. Lewis

Question 10: Often, these curses were spoken in ________, which being considered the holy language, made these curses even more offensive to the audience.
Vulgar LatinOld LatinRoman EmpireLatin

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