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StageAgent Quizzes

  1. Did Beethoven write 1, 3, 5 or 10 operas?
    1. 10
    2. 5
    3. 3
    4. 1
  2. Two plays from the American theater, both produced by David Balsco, were the inspiration for operas by an Italian composer. Name the two operas and the composer.
    1. Madame Butterfly and The Girl of the Golden West. The author is Puccini
    2. Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte and the author is Mozart
    3. Elektra and Capriccio and the author is Strauss
    4. Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar and the author is Lloyd Webber
  3. What opera features The Kremlin prominently in the stage settings?
    1. Alcina
    2. After the Ball
    3. Boris Godunoff
    4. Adriana Lecouvreur
  4. What opera takes place during The French Revolution?
    1. Boris Godunoff
    2. Andrea Chenier
    3. Manon
    4. Maria de Rudenz
  5. The last act of what opera takes place inside a Spanish mansion with the lightning flashing outside?
    1. The Barber of Seville
    2. Mefistofele
    3. Rusalka
    4. Salome
  6. In what opera does the heroine change her religion and get disowned by her family?
    1. La Boheme
    2. La Rondine
    3. Der Rosenkavalier
    4. Madama Butterfly
  7. What religion does Norma practice?
    1. She is Jewish
    2. She is a Catholic noblewoman
    3. She is a Druid priestess
    4. She is Hindu
  8. After becoming a lawyer, what exalted rank did Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., attain?
    1. Captain
    2. First Lord of the Admiralty
    3. Partner
    4. General
  9. What was the first new Gilbert and Sullivan opera to be produced at the Savoy Theatre?
    1. Iolanthe
    2. The Mikado
    3. Princess Ida
    4. The Sorcerer