Contexts Of British Plays After 1925

This is an MCQ-based quiz for GRE on the Contexts Of British Plays After 1925.

This includes plays like Waiting for Godot,  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and The Birthday Party.

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In what decade was Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead first performed?

1960s 1970s 1940s 1950s 1980s

In what decade was Waiting for Godot published?

1960s 1950s 1940s 1970s 1930s

Who is the author of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1966)?

Tom Stoppard Samuel Beckett Eugène Ionesco Eugene O’Neill Harold Pinter

Which of the following is not a character in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead?

Polonius Gertrude Falstaff Fortinbras Ophelia

Who wrote The Birthday Party?

Edward Albee Harold Pinter Eugène Ionesco Eugene O’Neill Samuel Beckett

Who is the protagonist of The Birthday Party?

Stanley Webber Goldberg Petey Boles McCann Meg Boles

Which of the following was not originally written by the author of The Birthday Party?

The Room The French Lieutenant’s Woman The Homecoming Betrayal The Caretaker

Who is the author of Waiting for Godot?

Eugene O’Neill Samuel Beckett Eugène Ionesco Tom Stoppard Harold Pinter

The author of The Birthday Party also wrote work belonging to all but which of the following genres?

Memory plays

Comedy of menace

Theater of the absurd

Morality plays

What movement does Waiting for Godot belong to?


Bretonian Surrealism



Theatre of the absurd

Quiz/Test Summary
Title: Contexts Of British Plays After 1925
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