Quiz: The Art Of Peking Opera

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Quiz: The Art Of Peking Opera

Peking opera, which is as well popularly known as Beijing opera is amongst the forms of Chinese opera the most dominant. 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.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these was a pecking opera used for?
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Games

    • C. 

      Birthday gift

    • D. 

      Noise

  • 2. 
    Which of these role is the man main role?
    • A. 

      Sheng

    • B. 

      Chou

    • C. 

      Lou

    • D. 

      Khan

  • 3. 
    What are martial women called in a pecking opera?
    • A. 

      Algen

    • B. 

      Wudan

    • C. 

      Mulan

    • D. 

      Kans

  • 4. 
    The old woman in pecking opera are called?
    • A. 

      Haushan

    • B. 

      Drogos

    • C. 

      Xiexie

    • D. 

      Dan

  • 5. 
    The virtous and elite women are called?
    • A. 

      Choujuru

    • B. 

      Haushan

    • C. 

      Qing

    • D. 

      Ling

  • 6. 
    The young female warriors are called what?
    • A. 

      Daomadan

    • B. 

      Deidera

    • C. 

      Loadan

    • D. 

      Naruto

  • 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

  • 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

  • 9. 
    Which of these role are not common?
    • A. 

      Dan

    • B. 

      Chou

    • C. 

      Cheng

    • D. 

      Jing

  • 10. 
    The pecking opera was founded in what century?
    • A. 

      21st century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      19th century

    • D. 

      15th century