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Gilbert & Sullivan operettas - quiz 2

Since I got high scores for the last one - here's 20 more questions 10 Questions.

 
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1

Can you match the following operettas with their subtitles?

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Left

  • The Yeoman of the Guard
  • Utopia Ltd
  • Princess Ida
  • The Grand Duke

Right

  • The Flowers of Progress
  • The Statuatory Duel
  • The Merrieman and his maid
  • Castle Admamant

2

Which operetta was the first to open at the Savoy theatre, and so can properly be called the first "Savoy opera"?

  • Princess Ida
  • Patience
  • Iolanthe

3

Which is the only operetta in which the first musical number is not a chorus?

  • Patience
  • Utopia Ltd
  • The Yeoman of the Guard

4

In which operetta does Edward Corcoran KCB, sometime captain of "HMS Pinafore", make an appearance?

  • The Gondoliers
  • Utopia Ltd
  • The Grand Duke

5

What is the family name of the Baronets of Ruddigore, in the operetta of the same name?

  • Murgatroyd
  • Poindexter
  • Sangazure

6

What happened to the 2 year old William Gilbert on a family holiday to Italy, which may have inspired one aspect of the plot of "The Gondoliers"?

  • He fell into a canal
  • He was kidnapped and held to ransom
  • He was presented to a Spanish aristocrat

7

Can you match the following male characters to the operettas in which they appear?

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Left

  • Doctor Daly
  • Cyril
  • King Paramount
  • Wilfred Shadbolt

Right

  • The Sorcerer
  • Utopia Ltd
  • Princess Ida
  • The Yeoman of the Guard

8

Can you match the following female characters to the operettas in which they appear?

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Left

  • Little Buttercup
  • Princess Zara
  • Phoebe
  • Phyllis

Right

  • HMS Pinafore
  • Utopia Ltd
  • The Yeoman of the Guad
  • Iolanthe

9

Can you match these operettas to their dramatic setting?

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Left

  • Ruddigore
  • The Sorcerer
  • The Grand Duke
  • The Mikado

Right

  • Pfennig Halbpfennig
  • Ploverleigh
  • Rederring
  • Titipu

10

The consiprators in "The Grand Duke" make themselves known to each other by consuming what item of food?

  • A meat pie
  • A sausage roll
  • Sauerkraut

 

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