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Culture Quiz 7

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

 
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The opera 'The Snow Maiden' was written in the 1880's by which Russian composer?

  • Mussorgsky
  • Prokofiev
  • Rimski-Korsakov
  • Tchaikovsky

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'Vision of a Knight' and 'The Marriage of the Virgin' are works by which Italian painter?

  • Gentile Bellini
  • Sandro Botticelli
  • Raphael
  • Leonardo da Vinci

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Mozart's 'Symphony No38 in D Major' was named after which European city to commemorate its first performance in 1787?

  • Milan
  • Prague
  • Saltzberg
  • Vienna

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Who was the only impressionist painter to gain international recognition in his lifetime?

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

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Which of the following is the title of a Tchaikovsky opera?

  • The Queen of England
  • The Queen of Hearts
  • The Queen of Sheba
  • The Queen of Spades

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Who painted 'The Woman with Crossed Arms' which sold for more than £38 million at auction in 2000?

  • Dali
  • Goya
  • Picasso
  • Velaquez

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For which play was Mendelssohn's 'Wedding March' originally composed?

  • A Comedy of Errors
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • The Taming of The Shrew

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How many strings are there on a concert harp?

  • 27
  • 37
  • 47
  • 57

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The Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh died in which country?

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Holland

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Who composed the biblical opera 'Samson and Delilah'?

  • Berlioz
  • Bizet
  • Lalo
  • Saint-Saens

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'Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer' and 'The Awful Battle of the Pekes and the Pollicles' are songs from which stage musical?

  • Cats
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Starlight Express

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'Madonna and Child' is the work of which British sculptor?

  • Anthony Caro
  • Elizabeth Frink
  • Barbara Hepworth
  • Henry Moore

 

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