Test Your Knowledge About Peking Opera! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Peking Opera! Trivia Quiz

Peking Opera, which is also referred to as Beijing Opera, is the most dominant form of Chinese opera, which combines different activities into one splendid performance. It was very popular and recognized in the Qing court and has today become a very treasured culture as it's regarded as one of the cultural treasures of China. This very short quiz is to test and ascertain your knowledge regarding this beautiful Chinese cultural practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Peking Opera doesn't consist of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Mime

    • B. 

      Vocal performance 

    • C. 

      Acrobatics 

    • D. 

      Dance competition 

  • 2. 
    It arose during which dynasty? 
    • A. 

      Qing dynasty 

    • B. 

      Ming dynasty 

    • C. 

      Shun dynasty

    • D. 

      Qing-Ming dynasty 

  • 3. 
    It became fully developed and recognized when? 
    • A. 

      18th century 

    • B. 

      19th century 

    • C. 

      20th century 

    • D. 

      17th century 

  • 4. 
    Other names include all the following except?
    • A. 

      Jing opera 

    • B. 

      Jingju 

    • C. 

      Guoju

    • D. 

      Pekingnese opera

  • 5. 
    Which of the following isn't an instrument of Peking Opera?
    • A. 

      Jingxu

    • B. 

      Jinghu

    • C. 

      Yueqin

    • D. 

      Paiban

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes Bo, Suona and Huqin?
    • A. 

      Stylistic origins 

    • B. 

      Other names 

    • C. 

      Etymology 

    • D. 

      Instruments 

  • 7. 
    What's the literal meaning of Peking Opera? 
    • A. 

      Capital drama

    • B. 

      Capital performance 

    • C. 

      Ultimate dance 

    • D. 

      Capital theatre 

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a former name used for Peking Opera? 
    • A. 

      National drama

    • B. 

      Capital play 

    • C. 

      Beiping's drama

    • D. 

      Ultimate dance 

  • 9. 
    Peking opera has how many main role types? 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2

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

      Women

    • B. 

      Rough men 

    • C. 

      Clowns

    • D. 

      Gentlemen