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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Baron Van Swieten enter the Theater by the Weiden?
(a) With some ceremony.
(c) In disguise.
2. According to the Venticelli, how many pupils does Mozart have?
(a) Four at the most.
(b) No more than sixteen.
(c) Six at the most.
(d) Seven at the most.
3. How does Salieri now plan to destroy Mozart?
(a) By getting the Venticelli to spread malicious rumors.
(b) By driving him into destitution.
(c) By turning Constanze against him.
(d) By poisoning him with arsenic.
4. What does Salieri notice about Mozart during the applause for the opera?
(a) That he is disappointed in the staging.
(b) His drunken state.
(c) His frailty and mortality.
(d) His shabby clothes.
5. How does Salieri dress in order to frighten Mozart?
(a) In a gray cloak and mask.
(b) As a Janus figure in a green cloak.
(c) In a black cloak and gray mask.
(d) In a part-colored clown suit.
Short Answer Questions
1. What makes Von Strack very cross?
2. What does Mozart suggest is the answer to his problems?
3. In what way does Salieri demonstrate his abandonment of his vow of chastity?
4. What is the effect of the Emperor's yawn?
5. Who does Constanze blame for the Mozarts' present plight?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way does Salieri use the information from the Venticelli to take further action against Mozart?
2. In what way is the dying Mozart presented to us as a Christ-like martyr?
3. What does Constanze's return to Salieri's apartment reveal about her?
4. In what way is his son's description of Leopold Mozart ironic?
5. What disturbing aspect of 'appearances versus reality' does Salieri allude to in his opening speech in Act 2 of Amadeus?
6. What is the significance of 'the figure in gray' that haunts Mozart's dreams?
7. What happens to make The Marriage of Figaro a failure in its first year?
8. What is the importance of the scene in which Salieri's home is contrasted with that of the Mozart family?
9. In addition to his personal battle with Mozart, how is the deterioration of Salieri's relationship with God demonstrated in this part of the play?
10. What does Mozart tell Salieri at the end of this section of the play?
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