The Art Of Peking Opera Trivia

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Peking opera, which is popularly known as Beijing opera, is among the forms of Chinese opera. It combines several entertaining activities such as music, vocal performance, mime, dance, and acrobatics. It arose in Beijing in 1636–1912 and became fully developed, and by the mid-19th century, it had become well-known and recognized. The singing in Peking opera is done using primarily the Beijing dialect. Take the 'The Art of Peking Opera Trivia' and find out how much you really know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these was a pecking opera used for?

    • A.

      War

    • B.

      Games

    • C.

      Birthday gift

    • D.

      Noise

    Correct Answer
    C. Birthday gift
    Explanation
    A pecking opera was used as a form of entertainment during birthday celebrations. It was a traditional Chinese art form where performers would wear masks and use wooden sticks to create rhythmic sounds. The lively and energetic performance was meant to bring joy and excitement to the birthday festivities, making it a unique and memorable gift for the celebrant.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these role is the man main role?

    • A.

      Sheng

    • B.

      Chou

    • C.

      Lou

    • D.

      Khan

    Correct Answer
    A. Sheng
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sheng.

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  • 3. 

    What are martial women called in a pecking opera?

    • A.

      Algen

    • B.

      Wudan

    • C.

      Mulan

    • D.

      Kans

    Correct Answer
    B. Wudan
    Explanation
    In the question, it is asked what martial women are called in a pecking opera. Among the given options, "Wudan" is the only term that is associated with martial women. Therefore, "Wudan" is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    The old woman in pecking opera are called?

    • A.

      Haushan

    • B.

      Drogos

    • C.

      Xiexie

    • D.

      Dan

    Correct Answer
    A. Haushan
    Explanation
    In Peking Opera, the old woman characters are referred to as "Haushan".

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  • 5. 

    The virtous and elite women are called?

    • A.

      Choujuru

    • B.

      Haushan

    • C.

      Qing

    • D.

      Ling

    Correct Answer
    B. Haushan
  • 6. 

    The young female warriors are called what?

    • A.

      Daomadan

    • B.

      Deidera

    • C.

      Loadan

    • D.

      Naruto

    Correct Answer
    A. Daomadan
  • 7. 

    The red color worn by the dancers symbolizes what?

    • A.

      Wet an Cold

    • B.

      Harsh and Cruel

    • C.

      Uprightness and Loyalty

    • D.

      Good and Bad

    Correct Answer
    C. Uprightness and Loyalty
    Explanation
    The red color worn by the dancers symbolizes uprightness and loyalty. This is because red is often associated with strong emotions such as passion and love, as well as power and energy. In many cultures, red is also a symbol of good luck and prosperity. Therefore, the dancers wearing red can be seen as representing their commitment to being upright and loyal in their performance, as well as their dedication to their craft.

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  • 8. 

    The training of pecking opera dancers in a more formally organized school started in what year?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      1911

    • C.

      1912

    • D.

      1915

    Correct Answer
    B. 1911
    Explanation
    In 1911, the training of pecking opera dancers began in a more formally organized school.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these role are not common?

    • A.

      Dan

    • B.

      Chou

    • C.

      Cheng

    • D.

      Jing

    Correct Answer
    B. Chou
    Explanation
    Chou is the correct answer because the question asks for a role that is not common. While Dan, Cheng, and Jing are common names, Chou is not typically seen as a common name or role.

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  • 10. 

    The pecking opera was founded in what century?

    • A.

      21st century

    • B.

      18th century

    • C.

      19th century

    • D.

      15th century

    Correct Answer
    B. 18th century
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 18th century. The pecking opera was founded in the 18th century.

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