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Classical Music (a bit specialized!) Quiz

I kinda wrote this quiz thinking about people like myself who are really into their classical music. Have fun! 15 Questions.

 
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1

How old was Mozart when he died?

  • 30
  • 35
  • 40
  • 45

2

Brahms 1st Symphony was dubbed whose 10th Symphony?

  • Beethoven
  • Mozart
  • Haydn
  • Tchaikovsky

3

Which of Schubert's symphonies is known as the 'Tragic'?

  • 1st
  • 2nd
  • 3rd
  • 4th

4

Who spent many years working on his 8th Symphony but never finished it?

  • Sibelius
  • Nielson
  • Mahler
  • Bruckner

5

Who had a wife called Anna Magdalena?

  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Bach
  • Brahms

6

Which one of these is part of Haydn's Paris Symphonies?

  • The Bear
  • La chasse
  • Military
  • Farewell

7

Who didn't compose seriously until he was in his 30s/40s?

  • Wagner
  • Mahler
  • Bruckner
  • Nielson

8

Bach's Goldberg Variations has how many variations?

  • 15
  • 20
  • 25
  • 30

9

Which was Wagner's last completed opera?

  • Parsifal
  • Tristan und Isolde
  • The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
  • The Flying Dutchman

10

Which is the most commonly performed Shostakovich String Quartet?

  • 7th
  • 8th
  • 9th
  • 10th

11

Where did Chopin die?

  • Paris
  • London
  • Berlin
  • Warsaw

12

Handel was born in the same year as which other composer?

  • Vivaldi
  • Telemann
  • Purcell
  • Bach

13

How old was Mendelssohn when he wrote his brilliant String Octet?

  • 16
  • 20
  • 24
  • 28

14

Which is Mahler's longest Symphony?

  • 5th
  • 3rd
  • 9th
  • 7th

15

And finally (phew!) how many symphonies did Prokofiev write?

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

 

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