Peking Opera: An Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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Peking Opera: An Ultimate Trivia Quiz

Peking Opera is the dominant dance drama genre in China. No masks are worn. Instead, the actors wear make up that is intended to highlight their facial features. The focus of the art form is spectacle and athleticism. Like Japanese kabuki, all the actors, even those playing female roles, are male. Most Peking Opera stories come from Chinese history and legend. Are you familiar with pecking opera? Try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The pecking opera is also known as?
    • A. 

      China opera

    • B. 

      Beijing opera

    • C. 

      Taiwan opera

    • D. 

      Dance opera

  • 2. 
    What is pecking opera called in Taiwan?
    • A. 

      Gou

    • B. 

      Befung

    • C. 

      Gouju

    • D. 

      Dance

  • 3. 
    Which is not part of the pecking opera role?
    • A. 

      Dan role

    • B. 

      Jung role

    • C. 

      Jack role

    • D. 

      Sheng role

  • 4. 
    When did the four great Annhui troupes bring Hui opera to Beijing?
    • A. 

      1779

    • B. 

      1790

    • C. 

      1777

    • D. 

      1770

  • 5. 
    Which of these role is main role?
    • A. 

      Dan's role

    • B. 

      Befung

    • C. 

      Sheng

    • D. 

      Jung

  • 6. 
    Which of these are not part of the shell used in pecking opera?
    • A. 

      Speech

    • B. 

      Song

    • C. 

      Dance

    • D. 

      Eating

  • 7. 
    Which of these role are divided into 5 subtypes?
    • A. 

      Jung role

    • B. 

      Chou role

    • C. 

      Dan role

    • D. 

      Jack role

  • 8. 
    How many basic facial pattern does the Beijing opera have?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      19

  • 9. 
    Which of these role is a minor role?
    • A. 

      Chou role

    • B. 

      Dan role

    • C. 

      Jung role

    • D. 

      Sheng role

  • 10. 
    The high rank dancers wear what color?
    • A. 

      Grey

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Red