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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Mozart blame for his disappoint in the matter of Princess Elizabeth?
(c) His father.
2. What is Mozart's response to Constanze's dancing?
(a) He picks her up and puts her to bed.
(b) He grabs her and starts kissing her.
(c) He tells her to sit down and shut up.
(d) He chases her around the room.
3. What works has Mozart written during the same time?
(a) Only two violin concerti.
(b) Keyboard concerti and the string quartets.
(c) Music for the popular theatre.
(d) The opera Guilio Cesere.
4. Why do Constanze and Wolfgang stop their private game?
(a) They are tired and cold.
(b) Constanze goes into labor.
(c) They hear Salieri coming.
(d) Constanze faints.
5. When did Mozart first travel to London?
(a) When he was a child.
(b) Mozart has never been to London.
(c) When he was twenty.
(d) The previous year, for a concert tour.
6. What did Mozart ask his father to do?
(a) Provide him with an income.
(b) Provide him with an endowment for his son.
(c) Mind his son while Constanze had a second baby.
(d) Mind his son while he was away in England.
7. What explanation does Salieri give the Emporer for not choosing Mozart as the Princess Elizabeth's music tutor?
(a) He informs the Emperor that Mozart cannot be trusted around young women.
(b) He tells the Emperor Mozart's fees are too high.
(c) He tells the Emperor Mozart might influence the Princess politically.
(d) He tells the Emperor Mozart is too busy.
8. How has Katharina Cavalieri changed since she was last seen?
(a) She is better dressed.
(b) She now has many wrinkles.
(c) She is thin and has dyed her hair.
(d) She is sluttish and over-ornamented.
9. What does Constanze's return to Salieri show us?
(a) That Salieri is compellingly attractive to women.
(b) That she is a loose and dishonorable woman.
(c) That she is a sex addict.
(d) That she is prepared to make a great sacrifice for the husband she loves.
10. What is the problem concerning The Marriage of Figaro?
(a) There is a problem finding suitable singers.
(b) Its theme is considered too serious.
(c) There is a problem concerning its language.
(d) Its theme is considered scandalous, subversive.
11. Who pays for Mozart's funeral?
(a) Count Orsini-Rosenberg
(b) Baron Van Swieten.
(c) Frau Weber.
(d) The Emperor.
12. What does Salieri find a compensation for ghastly encounters at the Baroness's?
(a) Eating eclairs in secret.
(b) His favorite crema al mascarpone.
(c) Watching Mozart suffer.
(d) The creative ideas that follow.
13. With news of his father's death, what aspects of himself does Mozart now reveal?
(a) His childishness and dependence.
(b) His towering ego and indifference.
(c) His vulverability and shame.
(d) His morbid tendencies and his hunger for money.
14. Which character has been deeply upset by Mozart's desperate behavior?
(a) Van Swieten.
(b) The Emperor Joseph II.
(d) The Baroness.
15. How does Rosenberg sum up the effect of 'Non piu andrai'?
(a) He says it it too intense.
(b) He says it is too vernacular.
(c) He says it is showy.
(d) He says it is vulgar.
Short Answer Questions
1. For Mozart, what is the outcome of his work for Schikaneder?
2. How does Salieri dress in order to frighten Mozart?
3. In the staging of The Magic Flute described by Salieri, what does the sun represent?
4. For what reason does Mozart reject the idea of giving more concerts?
5. Who does Salieri claim is the inspiration for the Ghost in Don Giovanni?
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