Amadeus Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Salieri determined now to do?
(a) To block God by writing better music than Mozart can.
(b) To serve God all his days.
(c) To block God in one of his purest manifestations--Mozart.
(d) To block Mozart, thus serve God more fully.

2. To which character does Salieri give the name La Statua?
(a) Baroness Waldstadten.
(b) Teresa Salieri
(c) Constanze Mozart.
(d) Princess Elizabeth.

3. What does Salieri find distasteful about the audience?
(a) That they smell of sweat and coal dust.
(b) That they smell of sweat and sausage.
(c) That they are unwashed and smell of garlic.
(d) That they dress badly and applaud in the wrong places.

4. What is the final blow for Mozart?
(a) A letter from Constanze saying she will never return.
(b) His unmasking of Salieri and his despair over the damaged manuscript.
(c) The unmasking of Salieri and his despair over money.
(d) His unmasking of Salieri and recognition of his villainous betrayal.

5. Why are the Mozarts cold?
(a) The building has no heating.
(b) The central heating boiler has failed.
(c) They can't afford wood for a fire.
(d) They can't afford to connect the heating.

6. Who is the Guilty Libertine Salieri refers to?
(a) Leopold Mozart.
(b) Don Giovanni.
(c) Antonio Salieri himself.
(d) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

7. What explanation does Salieri give the Emporer for not choosing Mozart as the Princess Elizabeth's music tutor?
(a) He tells the Emperor Mozart's fees are too high.
(b) He informs the Emperor that Mozart cannot be trusted around young women.
(c) He tells the Emperor Mozart is too busy.
(d) He tells the Emperor Mozart might influence the Princess politically.

8. What does Van Swieten call a 'stupid, hopeless task?'
(a) Mending Mozart's vulgarity.
(b) Ensuring that Mozart finish commissioned work.
(c) Teaching Mozart table manners.
(d) Helping Mozart succeed.

9. What word describes Salieri's success and what he has bought with it?
(a) The word 'lavish' to connect praise and furnishings.
(b) 'Deliberate' for the way he has made things happen and the way he has decorated his house.
(c) The adjective 'golden'--for opinions and the furniture that reflects his success.
(d) 'Incomprenensible' to apply to his success and his wife's taste in furniture.

10. What promise to Mozart does Salieri fail to honor?
(a) That he will help Mozart by re-writing the act.
(b) That he will speak to the Emperor about attending a rehearsal.
(c) That he will explain the mistake to Orsini-Rosenberg.
(d) That he will speak to the Emperor about the tutoring work with Princess Elizabeth.

11. How does Mozart describe opera's importance?
(a) He says it is safer than any play.
(b) He says it will be remembered forever.
(c) He says it will be heard by God.
(d) He says it is realer than any play.

12. What do we learn from Van Swieten about Mozart's activities?
(a) That he has joined the Freemasons.
(b) That he has visited Salzburg.
(c) That he is considering joining the Freemansons.
(d) That he is going to visit Prague.

13. What does Mozart disclose to Salieri at the beginning of the next scene?
(a) That he is doing badly--no money and no prospect of earning any.
(b) That he is ill and worried about money.
(c) That he has been commissioned to write a Mass.
(d) That he has a new idea for an operatic piece.

14. What choice is Mozart given?
(a) Re-write the act or withdraw the opera.
(b) Withdraw the opera or cast Katharina Cavalieri.
(c) Rewrite the act or go back to Salzburg.
(d) Re-write the act or re-cast the opera.

15. What is frightening Constanze?
(a) Their poverty.
(b) Mozart and the story of his dream.
(c) The possibility of Mozart being expelled from the Masonic Lodge.
(d) Having a second baby.

Short Answer Questions

1. What works has Mozart written during the same time?

2. What did Mozart ask his father to do?

3. Who does Constanze blame for the Mozarts' present plight?

4. What has happened to Leopold Mozart's letters?

5. According to the Venticelli, how many pupils does Mozart have?

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