# 1st Quarter Choir Exam (Part 1)

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Lakeside Choir 1st Quarter Exam

• 1.

### How many beats is this note worth?

• A.

1 beat

• B.

2 beats

• C.

4 beats

• D.

1/2 of a beat

A. 1 beat
Explanation
This note is worth 1 beat because it is the standard duration for a single note in music. In most time signatures, a beat represents a steady pulse or rhythm, and this note would align with that pulse.

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• 2.

### How many beats is this note worth?

• A.

4 beats

• B.

3 beats

• C.

1 beat

• D.

2 beats

D. 2 beats
Explanation
The given note is worth 2 beats. This means that when playing the note, it should be held for a duration of 2 beats.

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• 3.

### How many beats is this note worth?

• A.

3 beats

• B.

2 beats

• C.

4 beats

• D.

1 beat

C. 4 beats
Explanation
The given answer, 4 beats, indicates that the note in question lasts for four beats in the given musical context. In music notation, beats represent the basic unit of time, and notes are assigned different durations based on the number of beats they occupy. Therefore, this note is worth four beats, meaning it is held for the duration of four beats in the music.

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• 4.

### How many beats is this note worth?

• A.

1 beat

• B.

1/4 of a beat

• C.

1/2 of a beat

• D.

2 beats

C. 1/2 of a beat
Explanation
This note is worth 1/2 of a beat because it is written as a half note. In musical notation, a half note is equal to half the duration of a whole note, which is typically one beat. Therefore, a half note is worth half of a beat.

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• 5.

### What is the name of this rest?

• A.

Whole rest

• B.

Half rest

• C.

Quarter rest

• D.

Eighth rest

• E.

Sixteen rest

B. Half rest
Explanation
A half rest is a musical symbol that indicates a silence or pause lasting for two beats in music. It is called a "half rest" because it is equal in duration to a half note. When a musician encounters a half rest, they are required to stop playing or singing for the duration of two beats. This symbol is commonly used in sheet music to indicate a brief pause in the music.

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• 6.

### What type of rest is this:

• A.

Sixteenth

• B.

Eighth

• C.

Quarter

• D.

Half

• E.

Whole

C. Quarter
Explanation
The given options are musical notes, specifically durations or lengths of notes. The rest that corresponds to a quarter note is called a "quarter rest." A quarter rest is a musical symbol that indicates a silence or pause in the music for the duration of a quarter note.

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• 7.

### What type of rest is this:

• A.

Sixteenth

• B.

Eighth

• C.

Quarter

• D.

Half

• E.

Whole

E. Whole
Explanation
This question is asking about the type of rest represented by the given options. The options "Sixteenth," "Eighth," "Quarter," and "Half" all refer to different durations of musical notes. However, the option "Whole" is the correct answer as it represents a whole rest, which is a rest that lasts for the duration of a whole measure in music.

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• 8.

### "p" is the dynamic marking meaning to sing...

• A.

Soft

• B.

Medium soft

• C.

Medium loud

• D.

Loud

A. Soft
Explanation
The dynamic marking "p" indicates that the music should be sung softly.

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• 9.

### "mp" is the dynamic marking meaning to sing...

• A.

Soft

• B.

Medium soft

• C.

Medium forte

• D.

Forte

B. Medium soft
Explanation
The dynamic marking "mp" indicates that the music should be performed at a medium soft volume.

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• 10.

### "f" is the dynamic marking meaning to sing...

• A.

Soft

• B.

Medium soft

• C.

Medium loud

• D.

Loud

D. Loud
Explanation
The dynamic marking "f" indicates that the music should be performed loudly.

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• 11.

### "mf" is the dynamic marking meaning to sing...

• A.

Soft

• B.

Medium soft

• C.

Medium loud

• D.

Loud

C. Medium loud
Explanation
The dynamic marking "mf" stands for "medium loud". This means that the music should be performed with a moderate level of loudness, louder than "medium soft" but not as loud as "loud".

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• 12.

### The Italian term meaning to sing soft is...

• A.

Piano

• B.

Mezzo piano

• C.

Mezzo forte

• D.

Forte

A. Piano
Explanation
The Italian term "piano" means to sing soft. It is a musical term used to indicate that the music should be played or sung softly.

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• 13.

### The Italian term meaning to sing loud is...

• A.

Piano

• B.

Mezzo piano

• C.

Mezzo forte

• D.

Forte

D. Forte
Explanation
The correct answer is "forte" because in Italian, "forte" means to sing loud.

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• 14.

### The Italian term meaning to sing medium soft is...

• A.

Piano

• B.

Mezzo piano

• C.

Mezzo forte

• D.

Forte

B. Mezzo piano
Explanation
The Italian term "mezzo piano" translates to "medium soft" in English. This musical term is used to indicate that the music should be played with a moderate softness, slightly louder than "piano" but softer than "mezzo forte" or "forte". It suggests a gentle and delicate expression, creating a calm and subdued atmosphere in the music.

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• 15.

### The Italian term meaning to sing medium loud is...

• A.

Piano

• B.

Mezzo piano

• C.

Mezzo forte

• D.

Forte

C. Mezzo forte
Explanation
The Italian term "mezzo forte" means to sing medium loud. It is a musical term used to indicate the dynamics or volume at which a piece of music should be performed. "Mezzo" means medium, and "forte" means loud. Therefore, mezzo forte indicates a volume level that is between medium and loud, suggesting that the music should be performed with a moderate level of loudness.

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• 16.

### The Italian word "decrescendo" is close to the American word...

• A.

Increase

• B.

Decrease

B. Decrease
Explanation
The Italian word "decrescendo" is a musical term that indicates a gradual decrease in volume or intensity. In American English, the word "decrease" is used to describe the act of becoming smaller or less in quantity or intensity. Therefore, the correct answer is "decrease" as it aligns with the meaning of "decrescendo" in Italian.

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• 17.

### The dynamic effect of gradually growing louder is called

• A.

Decrescendo

• B.

Crescendo

• C.

Accelerando

• D.

Ritardando

B. Crescendo
Explanation
The dynamic effect of gradually growing louder is called crescendo. Crescendo is a musical term that indicates a gradual increase in volume or intensity. It is often represented by the symbol "

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• 18.

### The dynamic effect of gradually growing softer is called

• A.

Decrescendo

• B.

Crescendo

• C.

Accelerando

• D.

Ritardando

A. Decrescendo
Explanation
The dynamic effect of gradually growing softer is called "decrescendo". This term is commonly used in music to indicate a gradual decrease in volume or intensity. It is the opposite of "crescendo", which refers to a gradual increase in volume or intensity. "Accelerando" refers to a gradual increase in tempo or speed, while "ritardando" indicates a gradual decrease in tempo.

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• 19.

### This marking means to:

• A.

Crescendo

• B.

Decrescendo

• C.

Accelerando

• D.

Ritardando

A. Crescendo
Explanation
The marking "crescendo" indicates that the music should gradually increase in volume. It is a dynamic marking that instructs the performer to play or sing louder as the music progresses. This term is commonly used in classical music to indicate a gradual increase in intensity.

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• 20.

### This marking means to:

• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

Explanation
This marking indicates that the music should gradually decrease in volume or intensity over time. It is a direction for the performers to gradually make their sound softer as the piece progresses.

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• 21.

### This symbolmeans

• A.

Soft

• B.

Medium soft

• C.

Medium loud

• D.

Loud

• E.

None of the above

C. Medium loud
Explanation
The symbol represents "medium loud".

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• 22.

### How many beats does a dotted half note get?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

C. 3
Explanation
A dotted half note receives 3 beats. In music notation, a dot placed next to a note increases its duration by half. A half note normally receives 2 beats, but with a dot, it receives an additional half of its value, resulting in a total of 3 beats.

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• 23.

### How many beats does a quarter rest get?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

A. 1
Explanation
A quarter rest gets 1 beat. A rest in music indicates a period of silence or pause, during which no sound is played. A quarter rest specifically represents a pause that lasts for one beat in a musical composition.

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• 24.

### How many beats does a whole rest get?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

D. 4
Explanation
A whole rest in music notation indicates a complete silence or pause for the duration of an entire measure. In 4/4 time signature, there are 4 beats in a measure, and a whole rest is meant to last for the entire measure. Therefore, the correct answer is 4, indicating that a whole rest gets 4 beats.

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• 25.

### Dynamic markings indicate

• A.

Loud or soft

• B.

Fast or slow

• C.

Short or long

• D.

Connected and disconnected

A. Loud or soft
Explanation
Dynamic markings indicate the volume or intensity of the music. They inform the performer whether to play loudly or softly. These markings are essential for expressing the desired emotion and adding depth to the musical performance.

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• 26.

### Which two hand solfeges hand signals are seen above?

• A.

Re and Sol

• B.

La and Fa

• C.

Fa and Mi

• D.

Fa and Sol

C. Fa and Mi
Explanation
The hand signals shown above represent the solfège syllables "Fa" and "Mi". In the solfège system, each syllable corresponds to a specific pitch, and "Fa" and "Mi" are two of the syllables used. Therefore, the correct answer is Fa and Mi.

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• 27.

### This symbol is called a ___________ clef. (Spelling must be correct)

treble
Explanation
The symbol mentioned in the question is called a "treble" clef.

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• 28.

### Put the dynamics in the correct order from softest to loudest.

• A.

Pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff

• B.

Ff, f, mf, mp, p, pp

• C.

P, mp, pp, ff, mf, f

• D.

F, p, mf, mp, ff, pp

A. Pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff
Explanation
The correct order from softest to loudest is pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff.

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• 29.

• A.

Do

• B.

Re

• C.

Mi

• D.

Fa

B. Re
• 30.

### Which hand sign is this?

• A.

Sol

• B.

Fa

• C.

Mi

• D.

Re

B. Fa

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