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Question 1:
Which of the following titles did Gilbert and Sullivan have?
"Favorite airs from The Mikado"
Ode to My Favorite Beer
My Favorite Colors
Favorite Loop

Question 2: ________, or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor (1878) 571 performances
D'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyThe MikadoH.M.S. PinaforeThe Gondoliers

Question 3: The composer was delighted with it, and ________ was composed in a matter of weeks.
D'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyThe MikadoH.M.S. PinaforeTrial by Jury

Question 4: The Ghosts of Ruddigore by ________ (2003)
D'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyArthur SullivanGilbert and SullivanOpera della Luna

Question 5: Sullivan's old collaborator on ________ (later the editor of Punch magazine), F. C. Burnand, wrote to the composer: "Magnificento!...I envy you and W.S.G.
D'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyCox and BoxGilbert and SullivanArthur Sullivan

Question 6: Director and playwright ________ described the "Gilbertian" style as follows:
Topsy-TurvyVera DrakeSecrets & Lies (film)Mike Leigh

Question 7: [108] Gilbert's lyrics served as a model for such 20th-century Broadway lyricists as ________,[109] Ira Gershwin,[110] and Lorenz Hart.
DuBarry Was a LadyKiss Me, KateCole PorterAnything Goes

Question 8: MP3 files of music from ________ 2002 performance by The Manchester University Gilbert & Sullivan Society
The MikadoThe Pirates of PenzanceCultural influence of Gilbert and SullivanH.M.S. Pinafore

Question 9: The piece is one of Gilbert's humorous spoofs of the law and the legal profession, based on his short experience as a ________.
BarristerAdvocateLawyerProsecutor

Question 10: This gave the Gondoliers overture the familiar fast-slow-fast pattern of most of the rest of the ________ overtures, and this version has competed for popularity with Sullivan's original version.
Ballad operaOperettaSavoy operaOpéra féerie
















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