6th Grade Music Final Exam

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6th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Are you a music class student in the 8th grade waiting on your final exam? You have covered some great types of music and the different composers of the past and present times. Give the revision quiz below a try and test your preparedness for the finals. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 1600’s began a new era of music in Europe emphasizing an exuberant style called:
    • A. 

      Classicism

    • B. 

      Romanticism

    • C. 

      Shakespearism

    • D. 

      Baroque

  • 2. 
    The forerunner of the modern piano produced in Germany during the Baroque Period was the:
    • A. 

      Organ

    • B. 

      Marimba

    • C. 

      Xylophone

    • D. 

      Forte-Piano

  • 3. 
    What form of music was restructured by the Baroque composer Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck?
    • A. 

      The Symphony

    • B. 

      Opera

    • C. 

      The Musical

    • D. 

      The Tone Poem

  • 4. 
    This style of music followed the Baroque Period with a less complex and more balanced musical form.  
    • A. 

      Romantic

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Impressionism

    • D. 

      Classical

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms is NOT a part of sonata-allegro form?  
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Coda

    • C. 

      Recapitulation

    • D. 

      Rondo

  • 6. 
    Which type of vocal music is Franz Schubert known for?
    • A. 

      English Sea Shanties

    • B. 

      Opera Arias

    • C. 

      German Lieder

    • D. 

      Madrigals

  • 7. 
    Which of the following composers is NOT a classical period composer?  
    • A. 

      Scott Joplin

    • B. 

      Joseph Haydn

    • C. 

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • D. 

      Ludwig von Beethoven

  • 8. 
    Which of the following compositions is NOT composed by Mozart?
    • A. 

      “Eine Kleine Nacht Musik” for String Ensemble

    • B. 

      “Dove Sono” from the opera The Magic Flute

    • C. 

      “Toccata and Fugue in D minor for Organ”

    • D. 

      Overture from the opera “The Abduction from the Seraglio”

  • 9. 
      The first president of the United States George Washington was alive at the same time as the following European composers EXCEPT:  
    • A. 

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • B. 

      Franz Haydn

    • C. 

      Clara Schumann

    • D. 

      Christoph Willibald Gluck

  • 10. 
    Which of the following voice classifications describes professional opera singer Leontyne Price’s voice?  
    • A. 

      Baritone

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Mezzo Soprano

    • D. 

      Soprano

  • 11. 
    A treble clef is also sometimes called a ________________.Choose one of the following:  Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind
  • 12. 
    A bass clef is also sometimes called an _________________.Choose one of the following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind
  • 13. 
    What are the notes of the musical alphabet?____________________________  Choose one of the following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind
  • 14. 
    The second line of the treble clef is __________________. Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind  
  • 15. 
    The second line of the bass clef is ___________________. Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind  
  • 16. 
    The __________________ family of orchestral instruments produces sound using air vibrated with the lips and a metal mouthpiece. Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind  
  • 17. 
    The ________________ family of orchestral instruments produces sound by striking, shaking, or scratching. Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind
  • 18. 
    The ________________ family of orchestral instruments produces sound with vibrating string that are plucked or bowed. Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind  
  • 19. 
    The ________________ family of orchestral instruments produces sound with the use of a single or double wooden reed.  Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind  
  • 20. 
    Key Signatures are usually interpreted by the position and number of _____________________. Choose One of the Following: Tenor Clef, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Soprano Clef, Brass, G Clef, F Clef, Percussion, Sharps and Flats, String, Woodwind  
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