4th Grade Music Assessment

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Different types of music elicit different emotions to the listener and affect the way one perceives the world. Are you a 4th grader that takes music? If you are just about to take your 2nd-semester exams, then the assessment quiz below is what you need to refresh your memory. Take it up and see just how much you remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mozart's "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman" ("Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star") is an example of what musical style?

    • A.

      Round

    • B.

      Theme & Variation

    • C.

      Symphony

    • D.

      Echo

    Correct Answer
    B. Theme & Variation
    Explanation
    Mozart's "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman" is an example of the musical style known as Theme & Variation. In this style, a theme is presented and then repeated with variations and embellishments. In the case of "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman," the familiar melody of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" serves as the theme, and Mozart creates a series of variations on this theme throughout the composition. This style allows composers to showcase their creativity and virtuosity by exploring different musical ideas while still maintaining a recognizable connection to the original theme.

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  • 2. 

    Why do we need to specify Concert B Flat when we tune our instruments as a band?

  • 3. 

    "Hey, Ho Nobody Home" is an example of what musical style?

    • A.

      Round

    • B.

      Theme & Variation

    • C.

      Symphony

    • D.

      Echo

    Correct Answer
    A. Round
    Explanation
    "Hey, Ho Nobody Home" is an example of a round, which is a musical style where different voices or instruments start the same melody at different times, creating a layered and overlapping effect. In a round, each voice or instrument repeats the melody while the previous ones continue, resulting in a continuous and harmonious composition. This style is often used in folk songs and children's music to create a fun and interactive experience.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following instruments is NOT a woodwind?

    • A.

      Clarinet

    • B.

      Flute

    • C.

      Saxophone

    • D.

      Trumpet

    Correct Answer
    D. Trumpet
    Explanation
    The trumpet is not a woodwind instrument because it does not produce sound by using a reed. Woodwind instruments typically use a reed or an air column to produce sound, while the trumpet is a brass instrument that produces sound by buzzing the lips into a cup-shaped mouthpiece. Therefore, the trumpet does not belong to the woodwind family.

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  • 5. 

    True or False: "Andante" means to play a piece with a fast tempo.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False. "Andante" is a musical term that indicates a moderate tempo, which is neither fast nor slow. It is often described as a walking pace, suggesting a steady and measured speed.

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  • 6. 

    What technique is used to separate sounds when playing an instrument by saying the word "two?"

    Correct Answer
    tonguing
    Explanation
    Tonguing is a technique used to separate sounds when playing an instrument by saying the word "two". It involves using the tongue to briefly interrupt the air flow into the instrument, creating a distinct articulation between the notes. This technique is commonly used in wind instruments, such as the flute, clarinet, and trumpet, to produce clear and distinct sounds. By using tonguing, musicians are able to control the attack and release of each note, creating a more expressive and dynamic performance.

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  • 7. 

    Why was Haydn's "Surprise Symphony" such a surprise?

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