How Well You Know About Amadeus Movie?

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Have you ever seen the movie Amadeus? Do you remember the details? As it relates to this quiz, you should know who the man in the film who murdered Mozart is, where does Mozart take his father when he comes to visit, what game is played at the party, what was Mozart’s wife name, why did Stance leave Mozart, and what happened after Mozart died. This remarkable quiz will reveal your knowledge of the Amadeus Movie.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The man in the film who was thought to be the murderer of Mozart was...

    • A.

      Herman

    • B.

      Beethoven

    • C.

      Salieri

    • D.

      Bach

    Correct Answer
    C. Salieri
    Explanation
    In the film, there is a man who is believed to be the murderer of Mozart. Out of the given options, Salieri is the correct answer. Salieri is a character in the film who is portrayed as a rival of Mozart and is suspected of being involved in his death. The other options, Herman, Beethoven, and Bach, are not relevant to the storyline and do not have any connection to the murder of Mozart.

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  • 2. 

    Where does Mozart take his Father when he comes to visit him for the first time in the film?

    • A.

      Dinner

    • B.

      Lunch

    • C.

      A party

    • D.

      To the movies

    Correct Answer
    C. A party
    Explanation
    In the film, Mozart takes his father to a party when he comes to visit him for the first time. This suggests that Mozart wants to introduce his father to his social circle and celebrate his presence in a lively and festive environment. Taking his father to a party demonstrates Mozart's enthusiasm and desire to share his success and achievements with his loved ones.

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  • 3. 

    What game is played at the party?

    • A.

      Pin the tail on the donkey

    • B.

      Hide and seek

    • C.

      Musical Chairs

    • D.

      Poker

    Correct Answer
    C. Musical Chairs
    Explanation
    Musical Chairs is played at the party.

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  • 4. 

    How does Salieri spy on Mozart?

    • A.

      Hidden camera

    • B.

      Hires a bartender

    • C.

      Hires a maid

    • D.

      Watches him through a window

    Correct Answer
    C. Hires a maid
    Explanation
    Salieri spies on Mozart by hiring a maid. This suggests that Salieri employs someone to work in Mozart's household, possibly with the intention of gathering information or keeping tabs on him. By having a maid in Mozart's residence, Salieri can potentially gain access to Mozart's personal life, interactions, and musical compositions, allowing him to closely monitor his rival's activities and progress.

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  • 5. 

    Salieri says that he is the "King of mediocrity". What does that mean?

    • A.

      The king of above average

    • B.

      The king of below average

    • C.

      The king of being common

    • D.

      The king of failure

    Correct Answer
    C. The king of being common
    Explanation
    The phrase "the king of being common" means that Salieri sees himself as someone who is ordinary or average. He believes that he is not exceptional or outstanding in any way, but rather just like everyone else. This suggests that Salieri lacks confidence in his abilities and feels that he is not particularly talented or special.

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  • 6. 

    In real life Mozart had 2 children the lived to be adults. Karl Thomas (1784–1858) and Franz Xaver Wolfgang (later a minor composer himself; 1791–1844), In the movie he had...

    • A.

      1 child

    • B.

      2 children

    • C.

      3 children

    • D.

      4 children

    • E.

      42 children

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 child
    Explanation
    In real life, Mozart had two children who lived to be adults: Karl Thomas and Franz Xaver Wolfgang. However, in the movie, he only had one child.

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  • 7. 

    Why was the book "The Marriage Of Figuro" banned by the king?

    • A.

      It was racist

    • B.

      It was boring

    • C.

      It stirred by hatred among the classes of people

    • D.

      It stirred up passion among the races of people

    • E.

      It was just a badly written book

    Correct Answer
    C. It stirred by hatred among the classes of people
    Explanation
    The book "The Marriage of Figuro" was banned by the king because it stirred up hatred among the classes of people.

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  • 8. 

    What is a requiem mass?

    • A.

      Music for a church service

    • B.

      Music for a funeral

    • C.

      The story of an opera

    • D.

      A large boat that carried animals

    Correct Answer
    B. Music for a funeral
    Explanation
    A requiem mass is a musical composition specifically written for a funeral service. It is a solemn and mournful piece of music that is performed during a funeral or memorial service to honor and remember the deceased. The purpose of a requiem mass is to provide comfort and solace to the mourners and to pay tribute to the departed soul.

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  • 9. 

    How did Salieri kill Mozart in the film?

    • A.

      A gun

    • B.

      A club

    • C.

      Fear and exhaustion

    • D.

      Torture and pain

    • E.

      Killer bees

    Correct Answer
    C. Fear and exhaustion
    Explanation
    In the film, Salieri did not physically kill Mozart. Instead, he used psychological tactics to manipulate Mozart's fears and exhaust him emotionally and mentally. Salieri's jealousy and desire to destroy Mozart's talent led him to constantly belittle and undermine Mozart, causing him to doubt himself and become increasingly fearful. Salieri's actions ultimately contributed to Mozart's decline and eventual death, making fear and exhaustion the means through which Salieri metaphorically "killed" Mozart.

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  • 10. 

    What was Mozart's wife's name?

    • A.

      Maria

    • B.

      Stanze

    • C.

      Elizabeth

    Correct Answer
    B. Stanze
    Explanation
    Mozart's wife's name was Stanze.

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  • 11. 

    Who did Salieri blame most for the pain that Mozart caused him?

    • A.

      Himself

    • B.

      God

    • C.

      Mozart

    • D.

      Stanze

    Correct Answer
    B. God
    Explanation
    Salieri blamed God the most for the pain that Mozart caused him. This suggests that Salieri believed that God, in his divine plan, had favored Mozart with extraordinary talent and success while neglecting Salieri's own abilities. Salieri may have felt that it was unfair and unjust that he had to suffer in comparison to Mozart, leading him to place the blame on God for his pain and frustration.

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  • 12. 

    When Salieri first saw Mozart he was...

    • A.

      Playing the piano

    • B.

      Rolling around on the floor with his girlfriend

    • C.

      Eating a huge dinner with the king and the court

    • D.

      Eating sweets

    • E.

      Composing the opera "Winter Magic"

    Correct Answer
    B. Rolling around on the floor with his girlfriend
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rolling around on the floor with his girlfriend." This answer suggests that Salieri saw Mozart engaged in a playful and intimate activity with his girlfriend, which implies a carefree and unconventional nature. It also highlights Mozart's ability to find joy and spontaneity in his personal life, which may have influenced his musical compositions.

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  • 13. 

    Who is interviewing Salieri at the beginning and end of the film?

    • A.

      A reporter

    • B.

      A nun

    • C.

      A priest

    • D.

      Another composer

    • E.

      His Mother

    Correct Answer
    C. A priest
    Explanation
    In the film, Salieri is being interviewed by a priest at the beginning and end. This is evident from the dialogue and the setting of the scenes. The priest serves as a confidant and a sounding board for Salieri, allowing him to reflect on his life and the choices he has made. The priest's presence also adds a religious and moral dimension to the story, as Salieri grapples with his feelings of jealousy and his perceived injustice from God.

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  • 14. 

    In the film, Mozart died

    • A.

      At a young age

    • B.

      In the arms of his wife

    • C.

      A rich man

    • D.

      A and B

    • E.

      B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. A and B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A and B" because the statement "Mozart died at a young age" implies that he died young, and the statement "in the arms of his wife" suggests that he died while being comforted by his wife. Both of these statements are true based on the given information. The other options, "a rich man" and "B and C," are not supported by the given information and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 15. 

    Mozart was a child prodigy. Which best defines the word "prodigy"?

    • A.

      A happy child

    • B.

      A exceedingly happy child

    • C.

      A child with extraordinary talent or ability

    • D.

      A child with less than extraordinary talent or ability

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A child with extraordinary talent or ability
    Explanation
    The word "prodigy" refers to a child who possesses exceptional talent or ability. In the context of the question, it is stated that Mozart was a child prodigy, indicating that he had extraordinary talent or ability at a young age. Therefore, the correct answer is "A child with extraordinary talent or ability."

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  • 16. 

    The performance for the "common man" was called a

    • A.

      Comedy

    • B.

      Vanderfield

    • C.

      Vaudeville

    • D.

      Classic play

    • E.

      Romantic folly

    Correct Answer
    C. Vaudeville
    Explanation
    Vaudeville is the correct answer because it was a popular form of entertainment in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that featured a variety of acts, including comedy sketches, musical performances, and acrobatics. It was known for its light-hearted and comedic nature, making it a suitable choice for the performance of the "common man." Vanderfield, Classic play, and Romantic folly do not align with the description given in the question.

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  • 17. 

    At the beginning of the film, Salieri tries to kill himself

    • A.

      Taking an overdose of pills

    • B.

      Slitting his wrist

    • C.

      Cutting his throat

    • D.

      Jumping through a window

    • E.

      Listening to the Nicolas morning announcements

    Correct Answer
    C. Cutting his throat
    Explanation
    In the beginning of the film, Salieri attempts to end his life by cutting his throat. This suggests that he is experiencing extreme emotional distress and despair. Cutting his throat is a drastic and violent act, indicating the depth of his anguish. It also foreshadows the intense rivalry and obsession he develops towards Mozart, as Salieri's failed suicide attempt sets the stage for his subsequent actions and motivations throughout the film.

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  • 18. 

    Stance left Mozart because he

    • A.

      Was not making enough money

    • B.

      Was staying out all night and drinking

    • C.

      Not working hard enough

    • D.

      Didn't buy her a birthday present

    Correct Answer
    B. Was staying out all night and drinking
    Explanation
    The given correct answer suggests that Stance left Mozart because he was staying out all night and drinking. This behavior may have caused strain in their relationship and led to Stance's decision to leave him.

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  • 19. 

    After Mozart died he was

    • A.

      Buried in a beautiful place

    • B.

      Cremated

    • C.

      Buried in a mass grave with others

    • D.

      Carried through the streets of Vienna

    Correct Answer
    C. Buried in a mass grave with others
    Explanation
    After Mozart died, he was buried in a mass grave with others. This suggests that he was not given a separate or individual burial, but rather his remains were interred alongside those of other individuals. This could be due to various factors, such as limited space or resources, or societal norms and practices at the time. It also indicates that Mozart may not have received the same level of recognition or reverence in death as he did in life.

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  • 20. 

    Which two languages were the possible choices for Mozart’s first opera in Vienna?

    • A.

      Russian and English

    • B.

      German and Russian

    • C.

      French and Italian

    • D.

      German and Italian

    • E.

      English and Italian

    Correct Answer
    D. German and Italian
    Explanation
    Mozart's first opera in Vienna could have been in either German or Italian.

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  • 21. 

    Why was this new opera so outrageous and shocking?

    • A.

      It was set in America

    • B.

      It was set in Africa

    • C.

      It was set in a bordello

    • D.

      It was set in a bedroom

    • E.

      It was about Candy Mountain

    Correct Answer
    C. It was set in a bordello
    Explanation
    The new opera was considered outrageous and shocking because it was set in a bordello. This setting is typically associated with taboo and illicit activities, which go against societal norms and expectations. The opera's choice to depict such a controversial and morally ambiguous location would have likely sparked controversy and generated shock among audiences.

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  • 22. 

    Name two things that came out of the horse’s tail when Mozart took his son to see the opera.

    • A.

      Glitter and water

    • B.

      Sausage and eggs

    • C.

      Birds and handcuffs

    • D.

      Oranges and wine

    • E.

      None of the above combinations

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above combinations
    Explanation
    The question asks for two things that came out of the horse's tail when Mozart took his son to see the opera. However, none of the given combinations (glitter and water, sausage and eggs, birds and handcuffs, oranges and wine) are correct. Therefore, the correct answer is "none of the above combinations."

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  • 23. 

    Two people are singing on stage when Mozart is taken ill. What are they dressed as?

    • A.

      Cats

    • B.

      Ushers

    • C.

      Birds

    • D.

      Guards

    Correct Answer
    C. Birds
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Birds because the question states that two people are singing on stage when Mozart is taken ill. The question does not provide any information about their costumes or attire, so the only way to determine what they are dressed as is by the given options. Among the options provided, Birds is the most likely choice as it is common for performers to dress as birds during musical performances or plays.

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  • 24. 

    When Constanza becomes ill, who gives her the money to go to the Spa?

    • A.

      The King

    • B.

      Mozart

    • C.

      A Friend

    • D.

      Her Mom

    • E.

      Her Dad

    Correct Answer
    D. Her Mom
    Explanation
    When Constanza becomes ill, her mom gives her the money to go to the Spa.

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  • 25. 

    Which two instruments do we see Mozart playing as a child?

    • A.

      Guitar and banjo

    • B.

      Violin and trumpet

    • C.

      Violin and cello

    • D.

      Piano and cello

    • E.

      None of the above combinations

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above combinations
    Explanation
    The question asks which two instruments Mozart played as a child. However, none of the given combinations (guitar and banjo, violin and trumpet, violin and cello, piano and cello) are correct. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of the above combinations".

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  • 26. 

    After Salieri attempts suicide, where do they take him?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      A sanitarium

    • C.

      A hotel

    • D.

      A friends

    • E.

      To the police

    Correct Answer
    B. A sanitarium
    Explanation
    After Salieri attempts suicide, he is taken to a sanitarium. This is a facility where individuals with mental health issues or emotional distress are treated and cared for. Given Salieri's state of mind and the seriousness of his suicide attempt, it is appropriate for him to be taken to a sanitarium where he can receive the necessary medical and psychological help.

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