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Trivia Quiz - Mozart : Musical Genius

Mozart facts - from musical prodigy to one the giants of classical music. Great Mozart trivia here!

Quiz Number: 4067
Date Submitted: September 16, 2011
Quiz Categories: History, Classical Music
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 62.3 percent
Times Taken: 95 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Wolfgang A Mozart

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Mozart Musical Genius
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1. In which country was Mozart born in 1756?
  A.   Germany
  B.   Russia
  C.   Austria
  D.   Prussia

2. At what age did Mozart begin playing the harpsichord?
  A.   3
  B.   5
  C.   6
  D.   8

3. At what age did Mozart compose his first opera "La Finta semplice".
  A.   12
  B.   14
  C.   16
  D.   17

4. Which fellow composer became a confidante and firm friend of Mozart's?
  A.   Joseph Haydn
  B.   Franz Schubert
  C.   Robert Schumann
  D.   Franz Liszt

5. Mozart's wife Constanze bore him six children. How many survived infancy?
  A.   0
  B.   1
  C.   2
  D.   3

6. What was Mozart's approach to the money his fame brought?
  A.   He was regarded as a penny-pincher
  B.   He did not budget well and often had to borrow
  C.   He, his wife and family lived a comfortable life
  D.   He spent much of his income on expensive instruments and staging operas

7. Which of the following operas was not written by Mozart?
  A.   Fidelio
  B.   The Magic Flute
  C.   Don Giovanni
  D.   The Marriage of Figaro

8. All of Mozart's works are prefaced with which letter of the alphabet followed by a number?
  A.   M
  B.   P
  C.   T
  D.   K

9. How old was Mozart when he died?
  A.   30
  B.   35
  C.   40
  D.   45

10. Appropriately, what was the title of Mozart's last work which was unfinished at the time of his death?
  A.   Mourning
  B.   Eulogy
  C.   Requiem
  D.   Farewell®   

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