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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. What did Mozart ask his father to do?
(a) Mind his son while he was away in England.
(b) Provide him with an endowment for his son.
(c) Provide him with an income.
(d) Mind his son while Constanze had a second baby.
2. Where does Salieri next meet Mozart?
(a) At the Baroness's house.
(b) In a Venetian street.
(c) In a Vienna street.
(d) In the Emperor's music room.
3. What is Mozart's response to Constanze's dancing?
(a) He tells her to sit down and shut up.
(b) He chases her around the room.
(c) He picks her up and puts her to bed.
(d) He grabs her and starts kissing her.
4. For what reason does Mozart reject the idea of giving more concerts?
(a) He says he has lost his gifts as a virtuoso.
(b) He says he has arthritic pain in his fingers.
(c) He says he is no longer fashionable.
(d) He says he can't afford to rent a hall.
5. What does Salieri recognize in Figaro's song 'Non piu andrai'?
(a) A phrase from the Dies Irae.
(b) Mozart's variations on 'Twinkle, Little Star'.
(c) Salieri's own little 'March of Welcome'.
(d) Salieri's own overture to Semiramide.
Short Answer Questions
1. How had Mozart disobeyed his father?
2. How does Mozart react to news of his salary?
3. What new work is Mozart considering?
4. 'It celebrates . . . the goddess in Woman and not the laundress' is a reference to what>
5. Who does Salieri claim is the inspiration for the Ghost in Don Giovanni?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mozart tell Salieri at the end of this section of the play?
2. How does Salieri change focus in his struggle against God and His instrument, Mozart?
3. In what way does Salieri use the information from the Venticelli to take further action against Mozart?
4. What is the significance of Salieri's words: " alone was empowered to recognize them for what they were'?
5. What information does the Venticelli convey to Salieri?
6. What significant observations about art does Salieri make?
7. What happens in this scene to essentially perform the coup-de-grace for Mozart?
8. What does Constanze's return to Salieri's apartment reveal about her?
9. Comment on Salieri's actions as Mozart's illness and obsession overtake him.
10. What are the indications of decline that Salieri observes when he meets Wolfgang and Constanze in the Prater?
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