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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 works has Mozart written during the same time?
(a) Music for the popular theatre.
(b) Keyboard concerti and the string quartets.
(c) The opera Guilio Cesere.
(d) Only two violin concerti.
2. What does Salieri notice about Mozart during the applause for the opera?
(a) That he is disappointed in the staging.
(b) His frailty and mortality.
(c) His drunken state.
(d) His shabby clothes.
3. How did Leopold Mozart respond to his son's request?
(a) He did not reply.
(b) He accapted readily.
(c) He suggested a compromise.
(d) He refused
4. 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 now has many wrinkles.
(d) She is better dressed.
5. What has happened to Leopold Mozart's letters?
(a) Wolfgang has sold them to a library.
(b) Wolfgang has donated them to a library.
(c) Constanze has burned them.
(d) Constanze has sold them.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Salieri find a compensation for ghastly encounters at the Baroness's?
2. Which character has been deeply upset by Mozart's desperate behavior?
3. How had Mozart disobeyed his father?
4. What does Salieri recognize in Figaro's song 'Non piu andrai'?
5. How does Salieri now plan to destroy Mozart?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Salieri's power over Mozart intensify?
2. 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?
3. How does Salieri change focus in his struggle against God and His instrument, Mozart?
4. What happens to make The Marriage of Figaro a failure in its first year?
5. What is implied by the Emperor's comment to Salieri regarding music and the Princess Elizabeth?
6. What is the importance of the scene in which Salieri's home is contrasted with that of the Mozart family?
7. In what way is the dying Mozart presented to us as a Christ-like martyr?
8. What is unusual about Mozart's vision of opera?
9. What happens in this scene to essentially perform the coup-de-grace for Mozart?
10. Comment on the irony of Salieri's situation at the end of this section of the play.
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