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Question 1: During World War II, a subcamp of ________ was located here.
NurembergDietrich BonhoefferDachau concentration campFlossenbürg concentration camp

Question 2: The premieres of the final two works of Wagner's Ring Cycle ("Siegfried" and "Götterdämmerung"); of the cycle as a whole; and of ________ took place here.
Die Meistersinger von NürnbergRichard WagnerParsifalTristan und Isolde

Question 3: To the north of Bayreuth is the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, an ________ specially constructed for and exclusively devoted to the performance of Wagner's operas.
Opera houseLibrettoAriaClaque

Question 4: Wagner's villa, "Wahnfried", was constructed in Bayreuth under the sponsorship of ________, and was converted after World War II into a Wagner Museum.
Ludwig II of BavariaOtto of BavariaMaximilian II of BavariaLuitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria

Question 5: The development of the new capital stagnated due to the Thirty Years' War, but afterwards many famous ________ buildings were added to the town.
RenaissanceBaroqueMannerismWestern art history

Question 6: The city is best known for its association with the composer ________, who lived in Bayreuth from 1872 until his death in 1883.
Hector BerliozRichard WagnerFelix MendelssohnFranz Liszt

Question 7: Hitler loved the music of Richard Wagner, and he became a close friend to Winifred Wagner after she took over the ________.
Tristan und IsoldeRichard WagnerBayreuth FestivalDer Ring des Nibelungen

Question 8: The city is believed to have been founded by the Counts of Andechs on an unknown date in the ________ and was first mentioned in 1194.
High Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesLate Middle AgesMiddle Ages

Question 9: Bayreuth's Golden Age was that during the reign of Margravine Wilhelmine, the favourite sister of King ________.
Frederick II of PrussiaVoltaireJoseph II, Holy Roman EmperorCatherine II of Russia

Question 10: ________ (1853–1921), psychiatrist, dissident author
SyphilisGermanyBavariaOskar Panizza







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