Quiz: You'll Only Ace This If You’ve Seen "Sound of Music" A Million Times

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This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the story, characters, and songs in 'The Sound of Music.'

 Oct 05, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

_________ wrote the music to 'The Sound of Music.'
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Gilbert and Sullivan
Rodgers and Hammerstein

2 of 15Pick your answer!

In 'The Sound of Music,' the von Trapp family lives in ________.
Switzerland
Czechoslovakia
Austria

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Before working as a governess for the von Trapp family, Maria is a _______.
washerwoman
wealthy socialite
nun

4 of 15Pick your answer!

The oldest van Trapp daughter, who plans to marry soon, is _________.
Brigitta
Liesl
Louisa

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Which song in 'The Sound of Music' features yodeling?
'The Sound of Music'
'The Lonely Goatherd'
'My Favorite Things'

6 of 15Pick your answer!

One of the favorite things in 'My Favorite Things' is _________ with noodles.
Schnitzel
Sauerbraten
Wurst

7 of 15Pick your answer!

The edelweiss, the namesake of a song in 'The Sound of Music,' is a type of ________.
seasonal rainstorm
bird
flower

8 of 15Pick your answer!

'The Sound of Music' takes place __________.
in the 1500s
in the 1800s
just before the Second World War

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Who played Maria in the original Broadway cast of 'The Sound of Music'?
Petula Clark
Mary Martin
Julie Andrews

10 of 15Pick your answer!

The musical 'The Sound of Music' is based on _________.
a play by Shakespeare, with an update setting
a true story
a novel

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Who played Maria in the film adaptation of 'The Sound of Music'?
Mary Martin
Audrey Hepburn
Julie Andrews

12 of 15Pick your answer!

The song 'Maria' is about Maria's _________.
family background
annoying behavior
secret admirer

13 of 15Pick your answer!

According to the song's lyrics, "The ________ are alive with the sound of music."
lakes
hills
days

14 of 15Pick your answer!

The melody of 'Edelweiss' ____________.
comes from an Austrian folk song
was written originally for the musical
comes from an opera by Mozart

15 of 15Pick your answer!

The song 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen' is about _________.
Liesl and Rolf's courtship
the von Trapp family's search for a governess
Maria's immaturity
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