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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Salieri describe Mozart at the end of this scene?
(a) As a heavenly presence.
(b) As an obscene gypsy.
(c) As a naive child.
(d) As an obscene child.
2. What does Salieri do, in his pain?
(a) He stuffs his ears so he cannot hear the music.
(b) He runs out into the street.
(c) He screams.
(d) He demands that Mozart stop playing immediately.
3. What animal is Constanze imitating?
(a) A furry puppy.
(b) A vole.
(c) A mouse.
(d) A pussy-cat.
4. What position is Mozart interested in applying for?
(a) Court Composer.
(b) Music supervisor for the Emperor.
(c) Music teacher for Katharina Cavalieri.
(d) Music teacher for the Princess Elizabeth.
5. Who plays the 'march of welcome' for Mozart?
(b) Von Strack.
(c) The Emperor.
(d) Count Orsini-Rosenberg.
6. What causes Salieri physical pain as he listens to the piece?
(a) Its discord and atonality.
(b) Its intense beauty.
(c) The number of notes--there are too many to follow.
(d) Its frequent strange modulations.
7. When Salieri left Italy, how old was Mozart?
8. What quality does Salieri say he requires in a wife?
(b) Lack of fire.
(c) Musical talent.
(d) Ability to bear children.
9. What is Baron Van Swieten's nickname?
(a) 'Lord Van Fugue.'
(b) 'Lord Fugue.'
10. What caused Mozart's death, according to the Venticelli?
(c) Rheumatic fever.
(d) Puerperal fever.
11. How does the audience react to the opera's finale?
(a) With boos and catcalls.
(b) With great disgust.
(c) With polite applause.
(d) With great applause.
12. Who prompts the Emperor's response to the opera?
(b) Count Orsini-Rosenberg.
(c) Baron Van Swieten.
(d) The Venticelli.
13. What family dynasty rules in Vienna?
(a) The Bonbons.
(b) The Bourbons.
(c) The Hollsteins.
(d) The Hapsburgs.
14. In which room at the Baroness's does Salieri first see Mozart?
(a) The atrium.
(b) The music room.
(c) The ballroom.
(d) The library.
15. What philosophic age does Salieri refer to in his first speech for this section of the play?
(a) The Platonic Age.
(b) The Age of the Feuilletons.
(c) The Age of Englightenment
(d) The Age of Modernism.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Emperor say would be fun?
2. Who is named as an old pupil of Salieri's?
3. What animal is Mozart pretending to be?
4. Who formally introduces Mozart and Salieri?
5. What excuse does Salieri offer for not himself trying some variations on the march of welcome?
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