By Jacob Stockinger
It’s the weekend again.
In keeping with that reality and with the spirit of the competition, NPR’s always creative “Deceptive Cadence” blog has once again come up with an original approach: A quiz (also called a Quizzler) that allows readers — and listeners — to match the right piece of classical music or the right character in classical music with the right Olympic sport.
As an Armchair Olympian, can you score a Bullseye or two?
It reminds The Ear of the kind of clever teasers and questions you hear during the intermission Opera Quizzes on the live radio broadcasts by the Metropolitan Opera.
Here is a link:
It is short enough that you can even do it during a break or an ad.
So enjoy! And please send in any other suggestions of questions and answers that you might have for a similar quiz to the COMMENT section.
NPR might even use your suggestion in Version 2.0 next weekend – when the Olympic Games this summer come to an end – or in four years.