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  A Night at the Animal Opera A Night at the (Animal) Opera popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Nov 08 22
stedman editor
Nov 08 22
1631 plays
  His Immortal Beloved Dies popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Several operas are named after the male hero. In many cases the woman he loves, dies. Match the correct woman to the title character.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 06 22
JanIQ gold member
Nov 06 22
173 plays
  Grand Opera - 10 questions - 3 mins
Though the years many composers have created operas that have thrilled audiences again and again. Can you match the opera to the composer?
Easier, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Jul 26 17
mlcmlc gold member
Jul 26 17
1499 plays
  Who Is Her Leading Man? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Several operas are named after the female protagonist, enacted by a soprano. But can you match the title character to the leading male character (usually played by a tenor)?
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 01 21
JanIQ gold member
Nov 01 21
191 plays
  Operatic Deaths - 10 questions - 3 mins
Many operas end with the death of one or more of the principal characters. Match these opera characters to the way of their demise.
Easier, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 02 18
JanIQ gold member
Dec 02 18
271 plays
  What's Playing: Sydney Opera House 2018 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Globetrot Trivia 2 challenge is visiting the Sydney Opera House. Let's have a look at what is planned for the 2018 season there! Can you match the main characters with the name of each of the productions?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 29 18
ponycargirl editor
Mar 29 18
327 plays
  Various Vacancies: Ten Terrific Tenors best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Tenors sing most of the leading roles in opera. I love the following arias. Jonas Kaufmann, please call me for recording these famous arias.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Sep 28 12
JanIQ gold member
390 plays
  The Sopranos best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is not about the TV series, but about soprano singers in opera and other classical music. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Feb 04 14
JanIQ gold member
348 plays
According to some literary critics, there are only a tiny number of really different dramatic plots. So if you go to the opera often, you will probably find a lot of similarities between the stories.
Average, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, Feb 03 13
TabbyTom gold member
302 plays
  La Stupenda Performs ... great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Dame Joan Sutherland was one of the great voices of her time. This quiz examines some of the performances that marked her career.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Apr 12 21
pollucci19 gold member
Apr 12 21
804 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The opera practically begins with a murder on the stage. Who gets killed?

From Quiz "Mozart's 'Don Giovanni'"

  Which Opera are they from? great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
I'll give you the names of some operatic characters - you have to say in which opera they appear. Most are well known, but there are a few teasers thrown in as well.
Average, 15 Qns, stedman, Jun 29 11
stedman editor
2512 plays
  10 Questions about A Night at the Opera great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Even if you have never been to the opera you might know some of these questions. Let's see what you know. You might surprise yourself!
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Apr 21 17
Apr 21 17
520 plays
  Opera Since the Second World War great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Opera is sometimes said to be a dying art. This quiz hopes to show the reverse, by highlighting some of the composers worldwide who have added to the repertoire, from the 1940s into the first years of the twenty-first century.
Average, 15 Qns, stedman, Mar 21 07
stedman editor
1046 plays
  Operatic Madness editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Some have called opera itself a "demented" art form. Certainly, the subject of madness is a recurrent theme in many operas, particularly the ones featured here. Good Luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, jouen58, Sep 23 16
Sep 23 16
1545 plays
  Doomed Divas - 10 questions - 6 mins
Opera just would not be the same without its romantic, and often tragic, heroines. Here is a selection of great female characters from various well-known operas. As hinted by the title, happy endings are not guaranteed!
Tough, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 23 18
LadyNym gold member
Mar 23 18
411 plays
  Sleepless at the Opera best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some of the greatest moments in opera occur when some person or persons are unable to sleep. Here are some notable examples. This quiz is dedicated to the late, great Luciano Pavarotti. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jouen58, Aug 28 08
685 plays
  Operatic Aliases and Disguises best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Opera plots frequently revolve around intrigue and deception, and so it's not surprising that characters sometimes assume false names or appearances. Can you solve these questions of operatic identity?
Average, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, Apr 10 22
TabbyTom gold member
Apr 10 22
286 plays
  A Date With the Devil best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The Prince of Darkness makes a personal appearance in quite a number of operas, and is even the title character of a few. I hope you will enjoy this devil of a quiz; Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, jouen58, Jan 25 09
457 plays
  Greatest Hits by Maria Callas - 10 questions - 4 mins
Maria Callas (1923-1977) was an excellent soprano. Here are just ten of the arias she sang. What do you know about these arias? Mind you: this is more about the arias than about Callas.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 05 19
JanIQ gold member
Nov 05 19
186 plays
  It Ain't Over Until The Fat Lady Sings popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Over the years I've developed an interest in opera, and this general quiz explores some of my favourite works.
Average, 10 Qns, Southendboy, Nov 06 21
Southendboy gold member
Nov 06 21
150 plays
  Operatic Fundamentals - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is an opera quiz that does not ask you to match a composer, character, or aria to the name of an opera! This is a chance for the Quizzyland operaphobe to learn more about the operatic art form.
Average, 10 Qns, Triviasoprano, Jun 29 05
638 plays
  Which Opera Are They From? 2 top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Following on from my last quiz on this subject, a similar mix of the well-known to the downright obscure. Just match the characters with the opera in which they appear.
Average, 15 Qns, stedman, Jun 02 12
stedman editor
1876 plays
  Early Opera great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most opera buffs are familiar with the repertoire of Mozart (1756-1791) and later composers. But what do you know about Mozart's predecessors, who completed some of their operas before 1750?
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Apr 14 19
JanIQ gold member
Apr 14 19
240 plays
  I Do Not Exist popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Opera characters that don't belong
Here are ten famous operas and four characters from each of them... no, that's not right. There are three characters and one complete impostor - your job is to pick the one who is NOT a part of the respective opera!
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Dec 07 22
WesleyCrusher editor
Dec 07 22
244 plays
  A Prayer at the Opera popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
When everything is going badly, sometimes a prayer is all you have left. Or certainly that's often the case in opera. What do you know about a few operatic prayers, some of which were more successful than others?
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 31 18
stedman editor
Oct 31 18
370 plays
  What Happens at the Opera ... editor best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
... does not always stay at the opera. Here are ten instances of operatic oddities. Can you match the situation described with the opera in which it occurs?
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Dec 14 19
Dec 14 19
165 plays
  The Wonderful World of Opera - 10 questions - 3 mins
When you go to the opera, you immerse yourself in an amazing world of musical theatre that has the power to captivate and enthral through its power and its beauty. This quiz takes you on a short romp through a small part of this magical world.
Average, 10 Qns, mazza47, Oct 02 21
mazza47 gold member
Oct 02 21
273 plays
  "Moonstruck" at the Opera best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The moon plays an important part in many operas, both symbolically and as a plot device; here are some notable examples. (NOTE- this quiz is not about the 1987 film "Moonstruck", though it is mentioned here). Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, jouen58, Aug 23 04
465 plays
  A Night at the Opera: Part III - 10 questions - 3 mins
Given the composer and two or three characters from an opera, find the correct title of the work.
Easier, 10 Qns, imahogg, Feb 08 19
imahogg gold member
Feb 08 19
211 plays
  Operas That Offend editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If you are sensitive to political incorrectness, don't go to an opera. Here's a quiz on some operas that have given offense and what people have decided to do about them.
Average, 10 Qns, CSLwoman, Apr 08 19
Apr 08 19
278 plays
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