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Quiz: Test your knowledge of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Musicals

Rodgers and Hammerstein were the most successful and influential musical theatre writing team of the twentieth century, creating a string of popular Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, initiating what is considered the Golden Age of musical theatre. Their output also included work for television and the big screen, taking on issues such as racism, sexism and classism in many of their works. Their shows continue to receive frequent revivals around the world, both professional and amateur.

Test your knowledge of this celebrated team’s work here, and feel free to share your reactions below 🙂

  • Question of

    The songs Do-Re-Mi, Sixteen Going on Seventeen and Edelweiss appeared in…

    • The Sound of Music
    • The King and I
    • Oklahoma!
  • Question of

    The numbers Bali Ha’i, Younger Than Springtime, and Some Enchanted Evening featured in…

    • The King and I
    • South Pacific
    • Flower Drum Song
  • Question of

    What was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first collaboration?

    • State Fair
    • Cinderella
    • Oklahoma!
  • Question of

    The characters Ali Hakim, Gertie Cummings and Laurey Williams appeared in…

    • Oklahoma!
    • The King and I
    • The Sound of Music
  • Question of

    Emile de Becque, Bloody Mary and Ngana are characters from…

    • Flower Drum Song
    • Carousel
    • South Pacific
  • Question of

    My Own Little Corner, Ten Minutes Ago I Met You and Impossible: It’s Possible are numbers from…

    • Cinderella
    • Oklahoma!
    • State Fair
  • Question of

    I Whistle a Happy Tune, Hello Young Lovers and Shall We Dance are songs featuring in…

    • Cinderella
    • The Sound of Music
    • The King and I
  • Question of

    Which R&H stage show broke new ground by using a mostly Asian cast?

    • The King and I
    • South Pacific
    • Flower Drum Song
  • Question of

    Which was Julie Andrews’ first appearance in an R&H work?

    • The King & I
    • The Sound of Music
    • Cinderella
  • Question of

    Louisa, Bertha and Sophia are names of characters appearing in…

    • The Sound of Music
    • Carousel
    • Oklahoma!
  • Question of

    Name the last song Rodgers and Hammerstein ever wrote together

    • The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
    • Edelweiss
    • Some Enchanted Evening

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