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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Mozart's response when the figure (Salieri) beckons under his window?
(a) He sings part of The Catalogue Song from Don Giovanni.
(b) He laughs crazily and almost falls from the window.
(c) He calls down a quotation from Don Giovanni--where the Don invites the Statue to dinner.
(d) He hums Eine Kleine Nachtsmusik and beckons the figure in return.
2. How does Salieri dress in order to frighten Mozart?
(a) In a part-colored clown suit.
(b) As a Janus figure in a green cloak.
(c) In a black cloak and gray mask.
(d) In a gray cloak and mask.
3. Who is Schikaneder?
(a) A good friend of the Emperor's and a Lodge member.
(b) An actor who owns a small theater in the suburbs.
(c) An out-of-work actor.
(d) An out-of-work opera singer.
4. What troubles does Mozart tell Salieri he has?
(a) Worries concerning Constanze's pregnancy.
(b) Money woes and memories of his late father.
(c) Money woes and family illnesses.
(d) Physical pains and bad dreams.
5. How does Mozart react to news of his salary?
(a) With delight.
(b) With delight and gratitude.
(c) With disappointment and anger.
(d) With skepticism.
6. How did Leopold Mozart respond to his son's request?
(a) He suggested a compromise.
(b) He refused
(c) He did not reply.
(d) He accapted readily.
7. How does Salieri refer to Mozart?
(a) As the Creation.
(b) As the Creeper.
(c) As the Creature.
(d) As the Croatian.
8. What new work is Mozart considering?
(a) A new comic opera for the Emperor.
(b) A Requiem Mass for Schikaneder.
(c) A grand opera for ordinary German people.
(d) A Vaudeville for ordinary German people.
9. What promise to Mozart does Salieri fail to honor?
(a) That he will speak to the Emperor about attending a rehearsal.
(b) That he will explain the mistake to Orsini-Rosenberg.
(c) That he will help Mozart by re-writing the act.
(d) That he will speak to the Emperor about the tutoring work with Princess Elizabeth.
10. How does Salieri now plan to destroy Mozart?
(a) By turning Constanze against him.
(b) By getting the Venticelli to spread malicious rumors.
(c) By driving him into destitution.
(d) By poisoning him with arsenic.
11. What is the effect of the Emperor's yawn?
(a) Mozart is crushed emotionally and Salieri is delighted.
(b) Mozart is crushed emotionally and Salieri must show his sympathy.
(c) Encores will be banned in the future.
(d) The opera is hardly every performed.
12. Who is the Guilty Libertine Salieri refers to?
(a) Antonio Salieri himself.
(b) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
(c) Leopold Mozart.
(d) Don Giovanni.
13. How does Baron Van Swieten enter the Theater by the Weiden?
(b) With some ceremony.
(d) In disguise.
14. How is the Emperor likely to foil Salieri's plans?
(a) By offering to pay Mozart's rent.
(b) By offering Mozart an apartment at the palace.
(c) By sending Salieri away to Italy.
(d) By offering Mozart a court position.
15. Of what does Van Swieten accuse Mozart?
(a) Of betraying his wife with a vulgar woman.
(b) Of betraying Salieri by sleeping with his mistress.
(c) Of betraying the Masonic Lodge and vulgarizing its rituals.
(d) Of betraying Austria through Masonic rituals.
Short Answer Questions
1. In conversation with Salieri, what attitude to his father does Mozart display?
2. What do we learn from Van Swieten about Mozart's activities?
3. What has happened to Leopold Mozart's letters?
4. What did Mozart ask his father to do?
5. What makes Von Strack very cross?
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