African Music Quiz: How Much You Know About African Music And Culture?

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How much are you into the world of music and its different genres? Do you know about African music culture? Take this African music quiz and test your knowledge of African music and the culture you learned in your Webquest. Choose the best answer for every question in this quiz. African musical genre includes Jùjú, Fuji, Highlife, Makossa, Kizomba, Afrobeat, and others. Let's check your deep knowledge about this music culture with the quiz below. All the very best to you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    African music is often heard along with _____.
    • A. 

      Dancing

    • B. 

      Acting

    • C. 

      Eating

    • D. 

      Drawing

  • 2. 
    Music in one African country is often similar to music in other African countries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Three (3) countries in Africa are ________, __________, and _________.
    • A. 

      Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea

    • B. 

      Cameroon, Ghana, and Senegal

    • C. 

      Hungary, Croatia, and Serbia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Two ceremonies that often use traditional African music are _______ and _________.
    • A. 

      Funerals and harvest celebrations

    • B. 

      Weddings and coming-of-age celebrations

    • C. 

      All the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Five African instruments include _______.
    • A. 

      Gongogui, banjer, thumb piano, djembe, shekere

    • B. 

      Trumpet, guitar, flute, bass, synthesizer

    • C. 

      Piano, snare drum, bass, castenets, cowbell

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Is Semba one of the most popular genres of African music?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Are harps the main stringed instrument in Africa?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What are some of the instruments used in African music?
    • A. 

      Drums

    • B. 

      Slit gongs

    • C. 

      Rattles 

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    This musical style from Nigeria relies on traditional Yoruba rhythms, and the instruments used are Western in origin.
    • A. 

      Juju

    • B. 

      Axe

    • C. 

      Jit

    • D. 

      Jive

  • 10. 
    Is African music a highly rhythmic music?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What instruments are widely used in North African music?
    • A. 

      Brass

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Strings

    • D. 

      Bowed lutes

  • 12. 
    How many groups of Sub-Saharan African musical instruments are there?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 13. 
    The African music has been influenced by
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which musical styles have originated from African music?
    • A. 

      Blues

    • B. 

      Jazz

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Is African traditional music very small and not so popular?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False