Don Giovanni: Synopsis, Characters & Composer


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What musical period does composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart belong to?

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1. How did the philosophical movement called the Enlightenment influence the opera Don Giovanni?

2. What is opera buffa?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet will test your comprehension of 'Don Giovanni', including your knowledge of the period, movements and genres of the 1700s that influenced the opera. Practice questions will also look at the various characters and use of music to foreshadow events.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your knowledge of this topic through practice questions about:

  • The period during which 'Don Giovanni' was written
  • How the Enlightenment movement influenced Mozart's work
  • The various characters in the opera
  • The use of foreshadowing through music

Skills Practiced

This lesson will help you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept opera buffa
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Enlightenment in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 'Don Giovanni'

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Don Giovanni: Synopsis, Characters & Composer to learn more about this opera. This lesson covers:

  • Meeting Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Defining the concept and characters of 'Don Giovanni'
  • Reviewing the plot and acts of the opera