The Ultimate History Of African Music! Quiz

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The Ultimate History Of African Music! Quiz

In history, there is emphasis on the events that occurred in the past. Similarly, when the pattern of African music as it was done in ancient times is studied, it would be clear that it has evolved over the years. When it comes to African music, are you in the know? Answer the following questions if you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is the oldest form of African music?
    • A. 

      Fuji

    • B. 

      Afrobeat

    • C. 

      Chants 

    • D. 

      Highlife 

  • 2. 
    When was African music discovered by Henri Lhote?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1988

  • 3. 
    Which of the oldest music genre in southwestern Nigeria?
    • A. 

      Fuji

    • B. 

      Apala

    • C. 

      Makosa 

    • D. 

      Highlife 

  • 4. 
    What century saw Africans start using Igbin drums?
    • A. 

      7th century

    • B. 

      10th century

    • C. 

      8th century 

    • D. 

      17th century

  • 5. 
    When did Africans start using pellet bells and tubular bells?
    • A. 

      14th century

    • B. 

      15th century 

    • C. 

      18th century

    • D. 

      21st century

  • 6. 
    Which of these Africans first started using iron bells?
    • A. 

      Tunisians 

    • B. 

      Zimbabweans 

    • C. 

      Congolese

    • D. 

      Nigerians 

  • 7. 
    Which of these started African identities started the using horns as musical instruments?
    • A. 

      Congolese 

    • B. 

      Tunisians 

    • C. 

      Egyptians 

    • D. 

      Nigerians 

  • 8. 
    Which of these personalities first attempted notating African music?
    • A. 

      Paul Smith

    • B. 

      A. E Crowther 

    • C. 

      T. E. Bowdich

    • D. 

      Jimmy London

  • 9. 
    Which of these personalities first attempted notating Zimbabwean music?
    • A. 

      John Carson

    • B. 

      Luther Wick

    • C. 

      Harry Walter 

    • D. 

      Karl Mauch 

  • 10. 
    Which of these personalities attempted notating Angolan music?
    • A. 

      Johnson Darts 

    • B. 

      Roberto Ivens 

    • C. 

      Brito Capelo

    • D. 

      James Kush