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Culture Quiz 3

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

 
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Which Dutch artist painted sixty two self-portraits?

  • Sir Peter Lely
  • Sir Peter Paul Rubens
  • Rembrandt
  • Jan Steen

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All 24 keys were thought to be first used in 'The Well Tempered Clavier' by which composer?

  • J S Bach
  • G F Handel
  • A Vivaldi
  • G P Telemann

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What colour did Renoir claim to see for the first time in Algiers?

  • White
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Blue

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How many basic foot positions are there in ballet?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 9

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For what reason was the first public performance of Stravinsky's "The Rites of Spring" notable?

  • The orchestra went on strike
  • A fire broke out
  • The conductor collapsed during the performance
  • The audience rioted

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A 'Glass of Absinthe' is a sculpture by which 20th century artist?

  • Edvard Munch
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Anne Redpath
  • Mark Rothko

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Who composed the opera entitled 'The Golden Cockerel'?

  • Puccini
  • Stravinsky
  • Verdi
  • Rimski-Korsakov

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Which artist caused a scandal in 1863 when he exhibited 'Lunch on the Grass'?

  • Paul Cezanne
  • Edgar Degas
  • Edouard Manet
  • Claude Monet

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Who famously wrote a piano concerto for the left hand only?

  • Chopin
  • Bartok
  • Ravel
  • Debussy

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What did Salvador Dali wear to the opening of the International Surrealist Exhibition in London in 1936?

  • A diving suit
  • A ballet tutu
  • A suit of armour
  • A wedding dress

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In which field of the arts did Anton Dolin make his name?

  • Sculpture
  • Painting
  • Dance
  • Photography

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The 'Soldier's Chorus' and 'Easter Fair Chorus' come from which opera?

  • Faust
  • The Pearl Fishers
  • The Ring
  • The Bartered Bride

 

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