Lesson 7.3 The First American Art Form

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc., for a long time?
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Evolved

    • C. 

      Tradition

    • D. 

      Spiritual

  • 2. 
    Which word is used to describe when a soloist plays whatever they wanted, not by reading music, but playing by ear?  
    • A. 

      Bass line

    • B. 

      Procession line

    • C. 

      Improvisation

    • D. 

      Chords

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the earliest form of jazz that developed from ragtime, marching bands, the blues, and gospel music?  
    • A. 

      Dixieland Jazz

    • B. 

      Ragtime

    • C. 

      Swing

    • D. 

      Bebop

  • 4. 
    Which words means to improve, develop, or change gradually over a period of time?  
    • A. 

      Embellished

    • B. 

      Evolved

    • C. 

      Procession line

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 5. 
    Which word means the cause or source of something?  
    • A. 

      Chords

    • B. 

      Roots

    • C. 

      Tributaries

    • D. 

      Melody

  • 6. 
    Paintings, sculptures, music, theatre, and dance are all called ______________________.  
    • A. 

      Elements

    • B. 

      Art forms

    • C. 

      Collective improvisation

    • D. 

      Embellishes

  • 7. 
    What city was the major port city in Louisiana, located at the mouth of the Mississippi River, on the Gulf of Mexico and was the birthplace of Jazz?
    • A. 

      Mobile

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Memphis

  • 8. 
    What is the line that forms by people or cars when moving from a funeral in a church to the gravesite?  
    • A. 

      Bass line

    • B. 

      Drum line

    • C. 

      Procession line

    • D. 

      Recessional

  • 9. 
    What are smaller rivers, creeks, or streams that stem off of a bigger, major rivers?
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Elements

    • C. 

      Tributaries

    • D. 

      Embellishes

  • 10. 
    Who was the first great jazz soloist or improviser and one of the most important figures in jazz history?
    • A. 

      Louis Armstrong

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • C. 

      Ray Charles

    • D. 

      Booker T. Washington