Chopin Quiz

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Chopin Quiz

Quiz from Ashby Musical Enterprises' course, History 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Chopin's family background?
    • A. 

      German/Russian

    • B. 

      French/Canadian

    • C. 

      Polish/French

    • D. 

      Italian/Polish

  • 2. 
    Name Chopin's year of birth.
  • 3. 
    Chopin moved to Paris to escape Russian domination of Poland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which (one) of these statements is true of Chopin?
    • A. 

      Chopin became a popular teacher because he was a lousy performer.

    • B. 

      In addition to his piano music, Chopin wrote many operas.

    • C. 

      Both Schumann and Liszt admired Chopin's works.

    • D. 

      Chopin died at the hands of the Russians while attempting to revisit his homeland.

  • 5. 
    Name one Polish dance which Chopin used widely in his piano music.
  • 6. 
    Chopin was known for using the piano to achieve a beautiful, singing tone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does not describe a type of piano music written by Chopin?
    • A. 

      Minuet

    • B. 

      Polonaise

    • C. 

      Rondo

    • D. 

      Scherzo

  • 8. 
    Which of the following people was associated romantically with Chopin?
    • A. 

      Constanze Weber

    • B. 

      George Sand

    • C. 

      Harriet Smithson

    • D. 

      Marie Recio

  • 9. 
    What is primary about all of Chopin's music?
    • A. 

      Diatonicism

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Steady tempo

    • D. 

      Voice

  • 10. 
    Which element is not characteristic of Chopin's music?
    • A. 

      Bel canto pianism

    • B. 

      Innovative harmony

    • C. 

      Literary titles

    • D. 

      Ternary form