Music Quiz: The European Union!

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 212

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  • 1. 
    The lyrical verse "Ode to Joy" was written by:
    • A. 

      Friedrich von Schiller

    • B. 

      Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    • C. 

      Friedrich Wolf

  • 2. 
     The lyrical verse "Ode to Joy" was written in:
    • A. 

      1758

    • B. 

      1823

    • C. 

      1785

  • 3. 
    The Council of Europe adopted Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" theme as its anthem in:
    • A. 

      1970

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1985

  • 4. 
    The melody used to symbolize the EU comes from:
    • A. 

      The Fifth Symphony

    • B. 

      The Seventh Symphony

    • C. 

      The Ninth Symphony

  • 5. 
    Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" theme was adopted by EU leaders as the official anthem of the European Union in:
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1987

  • 6. 
    The "Ode to Joy" first line is:
    • A. 

      Joy, beautiful spark of the gods,

    • B. 

      Your magic reunites

    • C. 

      All men will become brothers

  • 7. 
    The melody used to symbolize the EU was composed.
    • A. 

      By Robert Schumann

    • B. 

      By Ludwig Van Beethoven

    • C. 

      By Johann Sebastian Bach

  • 8. 
    The European anthem:
    • A. 

      Is intended to replace the national anthems of the EU countries

    • B. 

      Is not intended to replace the national anthems of the EU countries

  • 9. 
    The melody used to symbolize the EU was composed in:
    • A. 

      1785

    • B. 

      1823

    • C. 

      1832

  • 10. 
    The poem "Ode to Joy" expresses an idealistic vision of:
    • A. 

      The human race becoming brothers

    • B. 

      The human race praying together

    • C. 

      The human race respecting nature