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Moscow Art Theatre: Quiz


Question 1: It was conceived as a venue for naturalistic theatre, in contrast to the ________ that were Russia's dominant form of theatre at the time.

Question 2: This production was so successful that the theatre adopted the ________ as its emblem.
American Herring GullRing-billed GullLarusGull

Question 3: ________ wrote several plays for the MAT and satirised the organisation mercilessly in his novel Black Snow.
Joseph StalinRussiansRussiaMikhail Bulgakov

Question 4: The theatre quickly became famous when it staged ________'s four major works, beginning with its production of The Seagull in 1898.
Maxim GorkyNikolai GogolAnton ChekhovRussia

Question 5: The theatre also staged the dramatic work of ________, although in 1904, following a disagreement with Nemirovich, he terminated his relationship with the organisation.
Joseph StalinAleksandr SolzhenitsynRussiaMaxim Gorky

Question 6: [1] The theatre continued to thrive after the ________ of 1917 and was one of the foremost state-supported theatres of the Soviet Union, with an extensive repertoire of leading Russian and Western playwrights.
Russian Civil WarRussian Provisional GovernmentOctober RevolutionVladimir Lenin

Question 7: ________'s Sunset was also performed there during the 1920s.
RussiaJoseph StalinMaxim GorkyIsaak Babel


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