Elements Of Music Test

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Pre-Test/Post-Test of the elements of music learned in conjunction with a PBL unit for 5th graders entitled, "How do you know where your going if you don't know where you've been?"

  
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1.  Which element of music contains beat and no beat?
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2.  In which element of music do pitches go up, down, or stay the same.
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3.  Which element talks about same and different and how they are organized?
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4.  Which form talks about two or more notes sounding at the same time?
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5.  Which element describes the layers of music we hear?
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6.  Which element talks about how loud and soft music is?
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7.  Which element talks about the way something sounds or the timbre of the voice or instrument?
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8.  Musical terms are written in what language?
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9.  Which meter has two or four beats to the measure?
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10.  What beats are accented in triple meter?
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11.  Which words for tempo mean fast and very fast?(Select as many as you need)
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12.  Which two words for tempo mean slow and very slow?(Select as many as you need)
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13.  Which dynamic marking means medium soft?
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14.  Which dynamic marking means very loud?
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15.  What is shown by the symbol pp in music?
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16.  A melody may move up, down, or stay the same.
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17.  A melody may step, skip, or leap only upward.
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18.  If a harmony sounds very nice and the notes do not clash, what is this called?
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19.  If a piece of music has several different melody lines going at the same time the texture is...
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20.  If a piece of music has one main melody and a chordal accompaniment the texture is...
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21.  Name the instrument that is not in the Brass family.
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22.  Name the instrument that is not in the string family.
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23.  Name the instrument that is not in the woodwind family.
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24.  Name the instrument that is not in the percussion family.
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25.  A song that has many verses sung to the same music is called...
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26.  A song that has a verse and chorus that is sung over and over again (AB) is called...
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27.  A person singing alone is singing a...
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28.  A person singing with two other people is singing a..
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29.  If you are singing with a small group of people you are singing...
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30.  Name the country from your heritage you are researching.
31.  Name the style of music that your heritage country is famous for.
32.  Describe the style of music you named and tell how the elements of music are used to make this style unique. (Use at least 3 elements in your description)
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