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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 did Leopold Mozart respond to his son's request?
(a) He refused
(b) He accapted readily.
(c) He suggested a compromise.
(d) He did not reply.

2. What word describes Salieri's success and what he has bought with it?
(a) 'Incomprenensible' to apply to his success and his wife's taste in furniture.
(b) The adjective 'golden'--for opinions and the furniture that reflects his success.
(c) 'Deliberate' for the way he has made things happen and the way he has decorated his house.
(d) The word 'lavish' to connect praise and furnishings.

3. 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.

4. What does Mozart suggest is the answer to his problems?
(a) He could find more pupils.
(b) He could apply to the Emperor for a new position.
(c) He could go to Prague to premiere an opera.
(d) He could go to England, where music is loved.

5. What desperate measure of Mozart's do the Venticelli inform Salieri about?
(a) His betting his coat at a card game.
(b) His pawning his wife's jewelery.
(c) His begging in the streets of Vienna.
(d) His begging money from the Masons.

Short Answer Questions

1. To which character does Salieri give the name La Statua?

2. How does Salieri refer to Mozart?

3. What works has Mozart written during the same time?

4. Music from which of Mozart's operas is played as Salieri muses during the transition between scenes?

5. Despite being unable to block the production, how does Salieri feel at the first performance of Figaro?

Short Essay Questions

1. In what way is Mozart's tendency to plain speaking working against him, according to the Venticelli?

2. What is implied by the Emperor's comment to Salieri regarding music and the Princess Elizabeth?

3. What does Mozart tell Salieri at the end of this section of the play?

4. In what way is the dying Mozart presented to us as a Christ-like martyr?

5. How does Salieri change focus in his struggle against God and His instrument, Mozart?

6. How does Mozart respond to the news about his salary?

7. 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?

8. What happens in this scene to essentially perform the coup-de-grace for Mozart?

9. What does Constanze's return to Salieri's apartment reveal about her?

10. What is the importance of the scene in which Salieri's home is contrasted with that of the Mozart family?

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