Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Peking Opera?

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Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Peking Opera?

Peking Opera or Beijing Opera is a very dominant cultural performance in which performing troupes often have several of each variety of the roles involved, as well as numerous secondary and tertiary performers. Through the elegant and elaborate, colorful costumes, performers are usually the only or main focus on Peking opera's characteristically sparse stage.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Peking opera consists of how many activities? 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      6

  • 2. 
    It consists of which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Sword play 

    • B. 

      Dancing competition 

    • C. 

      Cooking contest 

    • D. 

      Acrobatics 

  • 3. 
    It arose when?
    • A. 

      1636-1912 

    • B. 

      1753-1789

    • C. 

      1657-1712

    • D. 

      1635-1905

  • 4. 
    When did it develop fully?
    • A. 

      21st century 

    • B. 

      19th century 

    • C. 

      20th century 

    • D. 

      18th century 

  • 5. 
    Where is Peking opera referred to as Guoju? 
    • A. 

      Japan 

    • B. 

      Tianjin 

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Taiwan

  • 6. 
    Dizi, Gong and Yunluo all belong to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Costume 

    • B. 

      Instruments

    • C. 

      Stylistic origins 

    • D. 

      Other names

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is another name for Peking opera? 
    • A. 

      Capital play 

    • B. 

      Ultimate dance 

    • C. 

      Ultimate drama

    • D. 

      Capital performance 

  • 8. 
    Peking opera has how many main roles type?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      2

  • 9. 
    "Chou" refers to what? 
    • A. 

      Gentlemen 

    • B. 

      Market place 

    • C. 

      Rough men 

    • D. 

      Clowns 

  • 10. 
    "Jing" refers to which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Rough men 

    • B. 

      Gentlemen 

    • C. 

      Women 

    • D. 

      Palace