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Question 1: To compete with vaudeville and revues like the ________, burlesque became increasingly racy after 1900.
Ziegfeld FolliesThe Great ZiegfeldFlorenz ZiegfeldZiegfeld girl

Question 2: Ruy Blas and the Blase Roue made fun of the play Ruy Blas by ________.
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheVictor HugoFrançois-René de ChateaubriandAlphonse de Lamartine

Question 3: In more recent times, the score for the film The Cool Mikado is a travesty on the original ________ music.
Gilbert and SullivanArthur SullivanW. S. GilbertThe Mikado

Question 4: Burlesque began with Madame Vestris' management at the ________ in 1831.
Noël Coward TheatreTheatre Royal, Drury LaneHer Majesty's TheatreOlympic Theatre

Question 5: Burlesque, also known as travesty, is a ________ of entertainment.

Question 6: Burlesque originated early in the ________, when the social rules of established aristocracy and working-class society clashed.
Georgian eraUnited KingdomEnglandVictorian era

Question 7: The genre often mocked such established entertainment forms as opera, Shakespearean drama and ________.
DanceConcert danceHip-hop danceBallet

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