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Marian Anderson: Quiz


Question 1: Her performance as Ulrica in ________'s Un ballo in maschera at the Met was the only time she sang an opera role on stage.
Giuseppe VerdiHector BerliozGioachino RossiniFelix Mendelssohn

Question 2: On that occasion, she sang the part of Ulrica in ________'s Un ballo in maschera (opposite Zinka Milanov, then Herva Nelli, as Amelia) at the invitation of director Sir Rudolf Bing.
Giuseppe VerdiGioachino RossiniFelix MendelssohnHector Berlioz

Question 3: 2008 - ________ and Norman Lear[23]
Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like ChristmasI Know Why the Caged Bird SingsStill I Rise (book)Maya Angelou

Question 4: Ickes to arrange an open air Marian Anderson concert on the steps of the ________.
Lincoln MemorialAbraham Lincoln (1920 statue)National MallWashington, D.C.

Question 5: In 1963, she sang at the ________.
Selma to Montgomery marchesMarch on Washington for Jobs and FreedomMartin Luther King, Jr.Coretta Scott King

Question 6: The ________ Board of Education also declined a request to use the auditorium of a white public high school.
Washington, D.C.Phoenix, ArizonaAtlantaBoston

Question 7: The Roosevelts, with Walter White, then-executive secretary of the ________, and Anderson's manager, impresario Sol Hurok, then persuaded Secretary of the Interior Harold L.

Question 8: In 1925 Anderson got her first big break when she won first prize in a singing competition sponsored by the ________.
Arturo ToscaniniNew York PhilharmonicLeopold StokowskiLeonard Bernstein

Question 9: On January 7, 1955, Anderson became the first African-American to perform with the ________ in New York.
OtelloMaria CallasMetropolitan Opera radio broadcastsMetropolitan Opera

Question 10: In 1939, the ________ (DAR) refused permission for Anderson to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall.
American Red CrossDaughters of the American RevolutionBermudaWashington, D.C.


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