General Music Trivia Questions! Quiz

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General Music Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many beats does a quarter note get in 4/4 time? 
    • A. 

      1 beat

    • B. 

      2 beats

    • C. 

      3 beats

    • D. 

      4 beats

  • 2. 
    What does this symbol mean in music?
    • A. 

      Play it fast.

    • B. 

      Play it loud.

    • C. 

      Play it well.

    • D. 

      Play it sweetly.

  • 3. 
    This symbol is called a ___________ clef.  
  • 4. 
    The _____________ ______________________ tells you how many beats are in each measure.
  • 5. 
    Dynamic markings indicate
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Short or long

    • D. 

      Connected and disconnected

  • 6. 
    Directions in music are given in Italian because
    • A. 

      Italian people make the best musicians.

    • B. 

      Italian people are very smart.

    • C. 

      Most early schools for writing music were in Italy.

    • D. 

      Everyone is 1600 spoke Italian.

  • 7. 
    The structure of the music
    • A. 

      Style

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Beat

    • D. 

      Pitch

  • 8. 
    The speed of the beat.
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Instrumentation

    • C. 

      Tempo

    • D. 

      Form

  • 9. 
    Three or more stacked notes.
    • A. 

      Intro

    • B. 

      Music

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Chord

  • 10. 
    What are the letters of the English Alphabet used for writing and reading music?
    • A. 

      ABCDEFG

    • B. 

      GHJKGFD

    • C. 

      ABCDEFGH

    • D. 

      HIJKLMNOP

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      THIS IS A TEMPO

    • B. 

      THIS IS A STAFF

    • C. 

      THIS IS A TREBLE CLEF

    • D. 

      THIS IS A CANDY BAR

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      THIS IS A STAFF

    • B. 

      THIS IS A CLEF

    • C. 

      THIS IS A MAP

    • D. 

      THIS IS A KEY

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      THIS IS A STAFF

    • B. 

      THIS IS A CLEF

    • C. 

      MEASURE

    • D. 

      THIS IS A BARLINE

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Whole Note

    • B. 

      Half Note

    • C. 

      Quarter Note

    • D. 

      Eighth Note

    • E. 

      Sixteenth Note

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Whole Note

    • B. 

      Half Note

    • C. 

      Quarter Note

    • D. 

      Eighth Note

    • E. 

      Sixteenth Note

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Half Note

    • B. 

      Whole Note

    • C. 

      Eighth Note

    • D. 

      Quarter Note

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Tuba

    • B. 

      Harp

    • C. 

      String Bass

    • D. 

      Piano

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      End

    • B. 

      Slow Down

    • C. 

      Repeat

    • D. 

      Bass Clef

  • 21. 
    Which of the following are NOT good examples of excellent audience behavior?
    • A. 

      Leaving and returning during the performance.

    • B. 

      Texting during a show.

    • C. 

      Bringing crying babies.

    • D. 

      Using cell phones and not turning them off.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 22. 
    Piano, pianissimo, forte, and fortissimo are examples of...
    • A. 

      Tempo

    • B. 

      Dynamics

    • C. 

      Woodwinds

    • D. 

      Clefs

  • 23. 
    A sharp in music notation will
    • A. 

      Raise the current note a tone

    • B. 

      Raise the current note a half step

    • C. 

      Lower the current note a tone

    • D. 

      Lower the current note a half step

    • E. 

      Only change notes located in spaces

  • 24. 
    Music written higher than middle C on the piano is written in what clef?
    • A. 

      Alto

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Treble

    • D. 

      Bass

    • E. 

      Baritone

  • 25. 
    In 4/4 time, a half note receives
    • A. 

      1 beat

    • B. 

      2 beats

    • C. 

      4 beats

    • D. 

      1/2 beat

    • E. 

      3 beats