Musical Theater and Popular Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the background of Leonard Bernstein differ from that of Rogers and Hart or Cole Porter?

Question 2 2. Why were Sondheim's musicals so popular?

Question 3 3. Why did Porter leave Harvard?

Question 4 4. Which of these is not a Stephen Sondheim musical?

Question 5 5. What was Rodger and Hammerstein's first musical collaboration?

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Question 6 6. Which of these was the first Broadway hit musical written by Cole Porter?

Question 7 7. Which of these describes the plot of The King and I?

Question 8 8. Which of these major Broadway figures was a key influence on Sondheim's life and works?

Question 9 9. What was it about Cole's family that aided his pursuit of a career in music?

Question 10 10. What was the working relationship between Rodgers and Hammerstein?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT part of the Rodgers and Hammerstein formula musical?

Question 12 12. In the 1930's Porter found success writing songs, like 'In the Still of the Night,' for the movies. Along with this success came great sadness, what event led him to a lifelong struggle with pain and depression?

Question 13 13. What was the significance of Kiss Me, Kate, Porter's Broadway creation from the 1940's?

Question 14 14. What characterizes Sondheim's lyrics?

Question 15 15. Why was OKLAHOMA! so influential in terms of Broadway musicals?

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Question 16 16. What was Sondheim's first major commercial success?

Question 17 17. Which of these works was NOT written by Rodgers & Hart?

Question 18 18. Which of these works is credited to Leonard Bernstein?

Question 19 19. Rodgers is known for his work with both _____ and _____.

Question 20 20. Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me Kate' was inspired by _____.

Musical Theater and Popular Music Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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