The Magic Flute: Opera Summary, Characters & Composer


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Which of the following about The Magic Flute is FALSE?

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1. When did the Classical period in music occur?

2. Which of the following movements influenced the story of The Magic Flute?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Magic Flute was one of Mozart's last and strongest works. Inspired by Enlightenment ideas, this opera depicts the triumph of good over evil as Tamino passes a series of tests to win the hand of Pamina. This quiz/worksheet combination will check your understanding of elements in the opera as well as influences that inspired its composition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will check for mastery of the following information:

  • Identification of The Magic Flute
  • Classical Period in music
  • Major influences for the piece
  • Characters in the opera

Skills Practiced

Students will gain practice in these skills related to Mozart's The Magic Flute:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on this significant opera by Mozart
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the opera's characters and themes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about major influences that inspired the opera

Additional Learning

View the lesson called The Magic Flute: Opera Summary, Characters & Composer to learn more about this opera. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Learn about Mozart's music career during the Classical period
  • Define the opera style used in The Magic Flute
  • Explore the influences of Freemasonry and the Enlightenment on The Magic Flute
  • Discuss the plot and characters in the opera