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Characters from the Opera Quiz

A quiz about famous characters from grand opera. 12 Questions.

 
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Beethoven only wrote one opera, "Fidelio". what is the name of the heroine?

  • Gilda
  • Leonora
  • Dora
  • Susanna

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Who sings the "Catalogue Aria" in Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni"?

  • Donna Anna
  • Antonio
  • The Commendatore
  • Leporello

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Whose "Tiny hand is frozen" (in the English translation) in Puccini's Italian opera "La Boheme"?

  • Butterfly
  • Mimi
  • Manon
  • La Fanciulla

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In "Pagliacci" by Leoncavello, what is Canio's occupation?

  • Clown
  • Carpenter
  • Soldier
  • Sailor

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Who wrote the opera, and the character, "Seigfried" as part of "The Ring Cycle"?

  • Verdi
  • Wagner
  • Puccini
  • Mozart

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In which of Mozart's operas do Dorabella and Fiordiligi appear?

  • The Marriage of Figaro
  • La Clemenza di Tito
  • The Magic Flute
  • Cosi fan Tutte

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Who wrote the eponymous opera about an Ethiopian princess called "Aida"?

  • Verdi
  • Vivaldi
  • Leoncavello
  • Puccini

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In which opera by Donizetti does the character Nemorino appear?

  • The Way of the World
  • The Cunning Little Vixen
  • The Elixer of Love
  • The Force of Destiny

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What is the name of "The Barber of Saville" in Rossini's opera?

  • Figaro
  • Antonio
  • Raphaelo
  • Almaviva

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In which of Benjamin Britten's operas does the character Peter Quint appear?

  • Peter Grimes
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Billy Budd
  • The Turn of a Screw

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The opera "Falstaff" by Verdi, in which the famous character Sir John Falstaff appears, is based on which play by Shakespeare?

  • Henry IV part one
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • Henry V
  • The Merrry Wives of Windsor

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In Puccini's opera "Turandot", which character sings the aria "Nessun Dorma"?

  • Placido
  • Jose
  • Calef
  • Luciano

 

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