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Fryderyk Chopin

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Fryderyk Chopin game quiz
"This quiz is about Fryderyk Chopin, one of the greatest composers of his time. I hope you enjoy this quiz, and learn something in the process!"

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1. What nationality was Fryderyk Chopin's mother of?
    Hungarian
    French
    Polish
    German


2. What small town was Frederyk Chopin born in?
    Zelazowa Wola
    Warsaw
    Gdansk
    Krakow


3. When Fryderyk was a young child, he would often listen to his sister Ludwika(Louisa) play the piano, and showed aptitude in music. When he was just 7 years old, he composed his first piece - a polonaise. In what key was this polonaise written in?
    A Major
    g minor
    B-flat Major
    f minor


4. In which era of music is Fryderyk Chopin usually categorized?
    Classical
    Baroque
    Contemporary
    Romantic


5. Which of the following pieces did Chopin NOT write?
    mazurkas
    fugues
    nocturnes
    waltzes


6. When Chopin left Poland in the early 1830s for Vienna, he never saw his beloved country again.
    True
    False


7. In Paris, Chopin gained fame as a virtuoso pianist as well as a passionate teacher. He also struck up close friendships with many other famous artists and composers of his time period. Which of the following people did Chopin have a personal relationship with?
    Eugene Delacroix
    all of the above
    Franz Liszt
    Felix Mendelssohn


8. Which famous author did Fryderyk Chopin have a long romantic relationship with?
    Maria Wodziński
    George Eliot
    George Sand
    Delfina Potocka


9. Throughout his life, Chopin suffered from an incurable disease, which he finally succumbed to on October 17, 1849, at the age of 39. What is the name of this disease that many people attribute Chopin's death to?
    Tay-Sach's disease
    amebic dysentery
    tuberculosis
    AIDS


10. Chopin was buried at the Pčre Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, but his sister Ludwika took his heart and brought it back to Poland. Where is his heart buried?
    a pillar in a church
    His heart was actually cremated.
    in a chest in his boyhood home
    none of the above


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Compiled Jun 28 12