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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Mozart receive a little help?
(a) Salieri pays him a fee to arrange music by Bach.
(b) Van Swieten gives him a small fee to arrange music by Gluck.
(c) The Emperor commisions a cantata.
(d) Van Swieten pays him a small fee to arrange music by Bach.
2. In the staging of The Magic Flute described by Salieri, what does the sun represent?
(a) The Apprentice's Pillar.
(b) A cleansing fire, but one bringing forgiveness.
(c) A symbol of life and love.
(d) A god determined to judge.
3. According to the Venticelli, how many pupils does Mozart have?
(a) No more than sixteen.
(b) Four at the most.
(c) Six at the most.
(d) Seven at the most.
4. What new work is Mozart considering?
(a) A new comic opera for the Emperor.
(b) A Requiem Mass for Schikaneder.
(c) A Vaudeville for ordinary German people.
(d) A grand opera for ordinary German people.
5. Who does Constanze blame for the Mozarts' present plight?
(a) Her unborn baby.
(b) Her father-in-law, Leopold.
(c) Her husband, Wolfgang.
6. To which character does Salieri give the name La Statua?
(a) Constanze Mozart.
(b) Baroness Waldstadten.
(c) Princess Elizabeth.
(d) Teresa Salieri
7. Who does Salieri claim is the inspiration for the Ghost in Don Giovanni?
(b) Chris Gluck.
(c) Old Papa Haydn.
(d) Leopold Mozart.
8. What makes Von Strack very cross?
(a) That Mozart's opera is already in rehearsal.
(b) That Mozart has finished the opera very quickly.
(c) That Salieri is after his position.
(d) That Salieri and Orsini-Rosenberg speak before him in Italian.
9. What salary does Salieri recommend Mozart be paid?
(a) Two hundred florins a year.
(b) Two hundred florins a week.
(c) Two thousand florins a year.
(d) Two hundred florins a month.
10. What is frightening Constanze?
(a) The possibility of Mozart being expelled from the Masonic Lodge.
(b) Mozart and the story of his dream.
(c) Having a second baby.
(d) Their poverty.
11. Of what does Van Swieten accuse Mozart?
(a) Of betraying the Masonic Lodge and vulgarizing its rituals.
(b) Of betraying his wife with a vulgar woman.
(c) Of betraying Salieri by sleeping with his mistress.
(d) Of betraying Austria through Masonic rituals.
12. How has Katharina Cavalieri changed since she was last seen?
(a) She is thin and has dyed her hair.
(b) She is sluttish and over-ornamented.
(c) She is better dressed.
(d) She now has many wrinkles.
13. What promise to Mozart does Salieri fail to honor?
(a) That he will help Mozart by re-writing the act.
(b) That he will explain the mistake to Orsini-Rosenberg.
(c) That he will speak to the Emperor about attending a rehearsal.
(d) That he will speak to the Emperor about the tutoring work with Princess Elizabeth.
14. What does Salieri find distasteful about the audience?
(a) That they smell of sweat and sausage.
(b) That they smell of sweat and coal dust.
(c) That they are unwashed and smell of garlic.
(d) That they dress badly and applaud in the wrong places.
15. What do we learn from Van Swieten about Mozart's activities?
(a) That he is considering joining the Freemansons.
(b) That he has visited Salzburg.
(c) That he is going to visit Prague.
(d) That he has joined the Freemasons.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Salieri now plan to destroy Mozart?
2. Salieri's comments about the Viennese suggest they are . . .
3. Where does Salieri next meet Mozart?
4. When did Mozart first travel to London?
5. How does Mozart view Salieri at this point?
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