Fun Quiz: Trivia Questions On Peking Opera

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Peking opera, which is also popularly referred to as Beijing opera is the most dominant amongst forms of Chinese opera. It combines entertaining activities such as music, vocal performance, and acrobatics. It arose in Beijing in 1636–1912 and later, it became fully developed, well known and recognized. Peking Opera has since spread to other places such as the United States. This short quiz has been prepared to examine your knowledge regarding this amazing Chinese opera.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many specific role does a pecking opera have?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 2. 
    How many type of role does a pecking opera have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      1

  • 3. 
    Which of these are type of a pecking opera plays?
    • A. 

      Civil plays and Marital plays 

    • B. 

      Civil plays and Martial plays 

    • C. 

      Civil plays and Art plays

    • D. 

      Civil plays and Chou plays 

  • 4. 
    What century did pecking opera become popular?
    • A. 

      19th century

    • B. 

      21st century

    • C. 

      10th century

    • D. 

      20th century

  • 5. 
    Which of these element does not make up for pecking opera?
    • A. 

      Singing

    • B. 

      Dancing

    • C. 

      Acrobats

    • D. 

      Selling

  • 6. 
    The sheng role is the?
    • A. 

      Men's 

    • B. 

      Woman's 

    • C. 

      Clown's

    • D. 

      Rough

  • 7. 
    The dan role is the?
    • A. 

      Clowns

    • B. 

      Men's 

    • C. 

      Woman's

    • D. 

      Rough

  • 8. 
    The jing role is the?
    • A. 

      Woman's

    • B. 

      Men's 

    • C. 

      Dan's 

    • D. 

      Rough

  • 9. 
    Which role are the female sub-type roles?
    • A. 

      Laosheng

    • B. 

      Honsheng

    • C. 

      Wusheng

    • D. 

      Wudan 

  • 10. 
    Which role is the comedy role?
    • A. 

      Dan's 

    • B. 

      Sheng 

    • C. 

      Jing

    • D. 

      Chou