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Das Rheingold

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Das Rheingold game quiz
"This is a quiz on "Das Rheingold", the first opera of Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen"."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. "Das Rheingold" begins with the three Rhinemaidens swimming in the Rhine. Which of the following is not a Rhinemaiden?
    Gerhilde
    Wellgunde
    Woglinde
    Flosshilde


2. Who steals the Rhinegold from the Rhinemaidens?
    Fafner
    Wotan
    Alberich
    Siegfried


3. What must the thief do in order to be able to forge the all-powerful ring from the Rhinegold?
    Renounce love
    Defeat a dragon
    Sacrifice an eye
    Transform into a dragon


4. Wagner wrote his own libretto for "Das Rheingold". Which of the following chains of nonsense syllables does not appear in the opera?
    He da! He da! He do!
    Heia! Heia! Heiajahei!
    Hojotoho! Hojotoho! Heiaha!
    Wallala! Wallaleialala!


5. Which of the following characters are not brothers?
    Froh and Donner
    Fasolt and Fafner
    Alberich and Mime
    Wotan and Loge


6. What or who did Wotan originally promise as payment for the giants who built Valhalla?
    Brunnhilde
    Golden apples
    Freia
    Rhinegold


7. In which city did "Das Rheingold" have its world premiere?
    Bayreuth
    Dresden
    Nuremberg
    Munich


8. Alberich has a magic helmet, the Tarnhelm, that allows him to assume any shape or form. Which of the following forms does he not assume in the opera?
    Mist
    Toad
    Serpent
    Bird


9. Who has possession of the Rhinegold and the Ring at the end of "Das Rheingold"?
    Siegfried
    Wotan
    Fafner
    Alberich


10. What is the popular name for the final scene of "Das Rheingold"?
    Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
    Siegfried's Funeral March
    Ride of the Valkyries
    Brunnhilde's Immolation Scene


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Compiled Jun 28 12