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Culture Quiz

Quiz about Art, Opera and other cultural subjects 12 Questions.

 
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Which English artist is best known for 'A Rake's Progress'?

  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • Joseph Wright
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • William Hogarth

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Which of Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas is subtitled 'The Witches Curse'?

  • 'Ruddigore'
  • 'The Gondoliers'
  • 'HMS Pinafore'
  • 'The Mikado'

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A member of the family 'Alaudidae', Wordsworth wrote a poem praising what creature?

  • Mouse
  • Skylark
  • Cuckoo
  • Nightingale

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Whose 'Song of Joy' is the anthem of the European Union?

  • Puccini
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Wagner

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Henry Moore and Elisabeth Frink are well-known names in which field of the arts?

  • Choreography
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Sculpture

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Which classical work does 'Anitra's Dance' come from?

  • 'Peer Gynt' by Grieg
  • 'Nights in the Gardens of Spain' by Falla
  • 'The Song of the Earth' by Mahler
  • 'Pictures from an Exhibition' by Mussorgsky

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What name is given to the painting medium that uses the yolks of eggs?

  • Tempura
  • Tempera
  • Tampera
  • Tampura

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'Apollo', 'Petroushka' and 'Orpheus' are ballets written by which composer?

  • Tchaikovsky
  • Prokofiev
  • Stravinsky
  • Borodin

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Which London art gallery opened in the former Bankside power station?

  • Tate Modern
  • Hayward Gallery
  • Serpentine Gallery
  • National Gallery

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Which composer became bandmaster at the lunatic asylum at Powick, Worcester in his later years?

  • Frederick Delius
  • Ralph Vaughan-Williams
  • Sir Edward Elgar
  • Gustav Holst

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As what did American Robert Frost achieve fame?

  • Sculptor
  • Artist
  • Photographer
  • Poet

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Which opera by Wagner tells the story of a sailor condemned to sail the seas until he is redeemed by a woman's love?

  • Lohengrin
  • The Flying Dutchman
  • The Fairies
  • Tannhauser

 

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