2013 2014 Orchestra Pre-assessment

47 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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High School Quizzes & Trivia

Students will be tested on material covered during the first and second nine week of the school year.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What clef sign is this?   (MMSO.2d) 
    • A. 

      Treble

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Alto

    • D. 

      Tenor

  • 2. 
    Which math term is drawn similar to  a time signature in music? (MMSO.8b)
    • A. 

      Integers

    • B. 

      Fractions

    • C. 

      Reciprocal

    • D. 

      Eighth rest

  • 3. 
    What does the 3 represent  in 3/4 time?  (MMSO.8)
    • A. 

      3 notes per measure

    • B. 

      3 claps per measures

    • C. 

      3 beats per measure

    • D. 

      3 rest per measure

  • 4. 
    What key signature is this? (MMSO.3b)
    • A. 

      A major

    • B. 

      B major

    • C. 

      C major

    • D. 

      D major

  • 5. 
    How many strings are on each of the instruments of the bowed string family? (MMSO.9b)
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 6. 
    What is the smallest bowed string instrument in the string family? (MMSO.8)
    • A. 

      Trombone

    • B. 

      Violin

    • C. 

      Saxophone

    • D. 

      Bass

  • 7. 
    The staff is defined as: (MMSO.3d)
    • A. 

      3 lines and 5 spaces

    • B. 

      5 spaces and 5 lines

    • C. 

      4 lines and 5 spaces

    • D. 

      5 lines and 4 spaces

  • 8. 
    The dot tells you to play this note? (MMSO.3d)
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Slow

  • 9. 
    What is the key signature for this excerpt?  (MMSO.3b )    
    • A. 

      D major

    • B. 

      G major

    • C. 

      C major

    • D. 

      F major

  • 10. 
    In the D major scale, how many sharps are there? (MMSO.3b)
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 11. 
    This is called a: ( (MMSO.3d)  
    • A. 

      Eighth note

    • B. 

      Whole note

    • C. 

      Half note

    • D. 

      Quarter note

  • 12. 
    How is music and math related?  MMSO.8b)
    • A. 

      They both use prepositions

    • B. 

      They both use fractions

    • C. 

      They both use microscopes

    • D. 

      They both use hypothesis

  • 13. 
    What kind of note is this?  ?(MMSO.3c) 
    • A. 

      Whole note

    • B. 

      Half note

    • C. 

      Quarter note

    • D. 

      Eighth note

  • 14. 
    What does a  , mean in music? (MMSO.2d)
    • A. 

      Up bow

    • B. 

      Lift bow

    • C. 

      Stop bow

    • D. 

      Down bow

  • 15. 
    What is the connection between music and Social Studies? (MMSO. 8b)
    • A. 

      Music can help tell the story of a people or culture

    • B. 

      Music converts fact to fiction

    • C. 

      Music helps people not want to be social

    • D. 

      Music helps hide the truth

  • 16. 
    The terms piano, mezzo and forte tell the musician:  (MMSO.3d)
    • A. 

      How sharp or flat to play

    • B. 

      How fast or slow to play

    • C. 

      How loud or soft to play

    • D. 

      How high or low to play

  • 17. 
    How many beats does this receive?   MMSO.3d
    • A. 

      2 beats

    • B. 

      4 beats

    • C. 

      1 beats

    • D. 

      1/2 beat

  • 18. 
    This term for connecting 2 or more different notes in the same bow is called a :    : (MMSO.3c  ) 
    • A. 

      Tie

    • B. 

      Slack

    • C. 

      Slur

    • D. 

      Tide

  • 19. 
    What type of notes are these? (MMSO.3c)
    • A. 

      Quarter note

    • B. 

      Eighth note

    • C. 

      Sixteenth note

    • D. 

      Thirty second note

  • 20. 
    What is the name of  this key signature ? (MMSO.3b)
    • A. 

      C Major

    • B. 

      G Major

    • C. 

      D Major

    • D. 

      A Major

  • 21. 
    What would the correct time signature for this music example be?  (MMSO.3c)
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      4/4

    • D. 

      5/5

  • 22. 
    Which could be a similarity between math and music? (MMSO.8b)
    • A. 

      They both are different

    • B. 

      They both deal with language

    • C. 

      They both deal with numbers and symbols

    • D. 

      They both have Latin as an origin

  • 23. 
    Which is not a string instrument?  ( MMSO.8)
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Viola

    • C. 

      Violin

    • D. 

      Cello

  • 24. 
    The arrow on this finger chart is pointing towards a:   (MMSO.2d)
    • A. 

      Half step

    • B. 

      Whole step

    • C. 

      Quater step

    • D. 

      Eighth step

  • 25. 
    If you add these two notes together, how many beats will it get?  (MMSO.3c)
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      2

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