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  There are 122 quizzes and 1,220 trivia questions in this category.
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31
Opera Divas

Long before Cher and Madonna and Britney, there were great women in music. Here are a few.
Tough (10 qns)
Elaine37
516 plays
32
Roles for Mezzo Sopranos

Most of the time the mezzo is the soprano's maid, old auntie, sidekick, or sometimes lover, if she plays a man. Yet there are lots of memorable roles for these rich voices.
Average (10 qns)
dobrov
648 plays
33
Opera Characters Behaving Badly

Ten characters from opera who behave less than nobly will describe themselves. You guess who they are.
Easy (10 qns)
fdgla
660 plays
34
The Singer from Valhalla - James Morris

Once in a while an operatic singer comes to 'own' a role... for many of us, James Morris is the quintessential Wotan. But who is this James Morris? Please rate the quiz when you are done - thanks!
Average (10 qns)
CariM0952
186 plays
35
Who Composed These Operas?

Do you think you know who composed some of the more famous operas?
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
1884 plays
36
A Night at the (Animal) Opera

Animals and opera - not an obvious combination, but see how much you know about operas which feature animals either as characters, or refer to them indirectly in their titles. The pictures may help!
Average (10 qns)
stedman
1104 plays
37
Poulenc's " Dialogues des Carmelites"

Poulenc's opera about courage and faith in the face of terror and human brutality is one of the 20th century's greatest operas and features one of the most devastating final scenes of any opera.
Average (20 qns)
jouen58
240 plays
38
Aria Lyrics

It's simple- I will give you the lyrics from an operatic aria or duet, you tell me which song and opera it is from. Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
macsgal8
414 plays
39
Opera Composers and their Librettists

You may know the composer of a particular opera, but do you know who the librettist is?
Average (10 qns)
Bronzy_Wave
213 plays
40
Hero in Disguise

Who dressed up as a man to die for an ungrateful lover? And who, after jumping out of the window in a bush, dressed up as a girl in order to avoid military service? Can you name the hero?
Average (10 qns)
aliax
168 plays
41
In Concert: Dame Screechy Cantatrice, Soprano

Renowned international opera star Dame Screechy Cantatrice (Kan-ta-TREE-che) will sing her U.S. debut recital FREE OF CHARGE at the Quizzyland Concert Hall (with Mittens Bangem at the piano) tonight! Take this quiz to review proper concert etiquette.
Easy (10 qns)
Triviasoprano
447 plays
42
"Opera, or the Undoing of Women"

In "Opera, ..." Catherine Clement proposes that opera is a misogynistic genre in which its predominantly male composers treat their female characters badly. After identifying the following characters according to what they say, you be the judge!
Average (15 qns)
triviasoprano
399 plays
43
Opera Trivia

If you love opera this quiz may appeal to you ... if you aren't familiar with opera perhaps this will be an interesting introduction.
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
1395 plays
44
Name That Opera! (19th & 20th century)

Alright, you opera buffs: I will quote an aria or ensemble from an opera, and you tell me the opera in which it would be found. Good luck!
Average (15 qns)
triviasoprano
564 plays
45
Obscure Operas and Their Composers

I'll give you the opera, you give me the LAST name of the composer.
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
3180 plays
46
20th Century Opera

Test your knowledge of 20th century operas.
Average (10 qns)
drtravel47
324 plays
47
Who Composed What?

I give you the opera, you give me the composer. Easy as that!
Average (10 qns)
jennie0409
2805 plays
48
Les Contes d'Hoffman

A quiz on Offenbach's best known serious opera and one of the most fascinating works in the standard operatic repertoire. Good Luck!
Average (25 qns)
jouen58
303 plays
49
Opera For Beginners

This is a simple quiz on Opera for the casual opera fan, or those who are just beginning to learn about opera. Have hope- the hardest question is the first one.
Average (10 qns)
Sarah606
1203 plays
50
Easy Peasy "Cav/Pag" quiz

Here's a quiz about two of my favorite operas (that are often performed back to back), "Cavalleria Rusticana" by Mascagni and "Pagliacci" by Leoncavallo.
Average (10 qns)
JsusFreak
198 plays
51
Famous Operas and Their Composers

I'll give you the opera, you give me the LAST name of the composer. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
1416 plays
52
'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'I Pagliacci'

'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'I Pagliacci' were among the first of a new style of opera called 'verismo'.
Average (20 qns)
tjoebigham
348 plays
53
Famous Opera Arias

I'll provide the title of an aria, you choose the opera it's from or the character who sings it. Each title in the original language (so mostly Italian and a little German). Shouldn't be too hard. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
PearlQ19
606 plays
54
Opera Settings

I will supply the composer and the setting of the opera. Can you identify it from just these clues?
Average (10 qns)
Astena
660 plays
55
The World Of Opera Man

Fairly easy questions about the world of opera unless you know absolutely nothing about opera. Even then you should get at least a few right. Fun not stuffy.
Average (10 qns)
Akhnaten
1260 plays
56
It's All About Opera

Some questions about arias, composers, plots and characters. This shouldn't be too hard for you if you know a little bit about operas. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
PearlQ19
366 plays
57
Name That Aria

I will describe the situation and character, you name the aria.
Average (10 qns)
fdgla
396 plays
58
Opera Wunderbar

Today's Opera Quiz is sponsored by the letter 'W'. Good Luck!
Very Difficult (20 qns)
Redwood0703
663 plays
59
Opera Mixture

If you are an opera lover like me, you'll love this quiz. It's a mixture of different operas.
Average (10 qns)
rosieh
471 plays
60
A Variety of Operas

This quiz covers well-known operas from a variety of composers and periods.
Average (15 qns)
great_emile
366 plays
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