Quiz: Can You Ace The Ultimate Sound of Music “True or False” Challenge?

via Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Is your mind alive with the Sound of Music?

If you think you know everything about the cast, the music, and fun facts about the film The Sound of Music, then this quiz is for you!

 Aug 17, 2020

1 of 25Choose The Correct Answer!

Captain Von Trapp and his family love and are extremely loyal to their home country, Germany.
False
True

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The Sound of Music was written by the famous music theater songwriting and composing duo Rodgers and Hammerstein.
False
True

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The characters in the Sound of Music, including the children and Maria, are based on people in real life.
True
False

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Kevin Spacey was praised for his portrayal of Captain Von Trapp in this film.
True
False

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The name of this film was originally "The Singing Heart,"
True
False

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"Edelweiss" is the song that Liesl sings to her boyfriend Rolf, who delivers the Von Trapp family's telegrams.
False
True

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The real Von Trapp family fled Austria by train, and not on foot through the mountains like the film showed.
True
False

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The Sound of Music was originally a Broadway musical before it was ever filmed for the silver screen.
True
False

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In the film, Maria sings "My Favorite Things" to the children while comforting them during a frightening earthquake.
True
False

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"Edelweiss" is a traditional Austrian folk song that was incorporated into the film's music.
True
False

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Richard Dreyfuss once auditioned to be on the of Von Trapp children for the film, but was never cast.
True
False

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The real Maria von Trapp taught Julie Andrews how to "properly yodel" on the show, The Julie Andrews Hour.
True
False

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Friedrich and Kevin are the names of the only two male von Trapp children in the film.
False
True

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The Sound of Music was awarded an Oscar for Best Picture in 1965, making it only one of four movie musicals to win that category.
True
False

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At her first home dinner with the von Trapps, newly hired Fraulein Maria gets a surprise when sits on a pinecone.
False
True

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Julie Andrews had to learn how to play guitar just for the role of Maria.
False
True

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A cameo of the real Maria von Trapp can be seen during Julie Andrews' "I Have Confidence" scene.
False
True

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The name of the youngest von Trapp child is Louisa.
False
True

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In the film, Maria sews the children play clothes out of the bedsheets in her room.
True
False

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Captain von Trapp grows angry with Maria after he sees his children swimming in the lake.
True
False

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During the party at the von Trapp family household, Maria dances with Kurt before being asked by the Captain.
True
False

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The Sound of Music is credited as the movie that saved Twentieth Century Fox.
True
False

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While filming "I Have Confidence," Julie Andrews accidentally trips while singing, but director Robert Wise liked it so much that it stayed in the film.
False
True

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In the film, Maria teaches the children how to sing by playing the piano for them.
True
False

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In real life, Georg von Trapp was sincerely a kind and caring father, and less stern than the movie portrayed.
False
True
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Produced and directed by Robert Wise, The Sound of Music is a movie musical from 1965 starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. This film is an adaption of the original musical written by the critically-acclaimed songwriter-composer musical theater duo, Rogers and Hammerstein.

Based on the real-life von Trapp Family, The Sound of Music showcases the story of a young Austrian woman who begins to wonder if studying to become a nun is her true calling. In an effort to figure out an answer, she takes a job as a governess to a family with seven children. While navigating the new family dynamic, and defying Nazi rule, the von Trapps use music as their way to stay together, stay loyal, and love each other.

This quiz is filled with fun facts, trivia, and even questions about the movie that only a TRUE Sound of Music fan would know. If you think you've memorized every scene, every lyric, and every actor's name for this widely-loved film, then this quiz was made for you. We'd be impressed if you got all these questions right. Shall we put it to the test?

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