Best MS Second Semester Orch Pre-test

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Music Quizzes & Trivia

Students will assessed on music theory that will be taught during the 2nd sememster.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does legato mean?   (MMSIO.2d)
    • A. 

      Play with a short bow

    • B. 

      Play with a smooth bow

    • C. 

      Play with a connected bow

    • D. 

      Play with a tight bow

  • 2. 
    Which could be a similarity between math and music? (MMSIO.8b)
    • A. 

      They both are different

    • B. 

      They both deal with language

    • C. 

      They both deal with numbers and symbols

    • D. 

      They both have Latin as an origin

  • 3. 
    If you add these two notes together, how many beats will it get?  (MMSIO.3c)
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      2

  • 4. 
    How many beats would you hold these notes for? (MMSIO.3c)
    • A. 

      4 beats

    • B. 

      3 1/2 beats

    • C. 

      3 beats

    • D. 

      2 1/2 beats

  • 5. 
    What type of notes are these? (MMSIO.3c)
    • A. 

      Quarter note

    • B. 

      Eighth note

    • C. 

      Sixteenth note

    • D. 

      Thirty second note

  • 6. 
    What is the name of  this key signature ? (MMSIO.3b)
    • A. 

      C Major

    • B. 

      G Major

    • C. 

      D Major

    • D. 

      A Major

  • 7. 
    The arrow on this finger chart is pointing towards a:   (MMSIO.2d)
    • A. 

      Half step

    • B. 

      Whole step

    • C. 

      Quater step

    • D. 

      Eighth step

  • 8. 
    What is the term for this dynamic marking? (MMSBO.3d)
    • A. 

      Decrescendo

    • B. 

      Crescendo

    • C. 

      Accelerando

    • D. 

      Largo

  • 9. 
    Which is not a classical composer?   (MMSIO.9a )    
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Beethoven

    • C. 

      Lil Wayne

    • D. 

      Haydn

  • 10. 
    What articulation symbol is this ? (MMSBO.7c)
    • A. 

      Staccato

    • B. 

      Slurred staccato

    • C. 

      Spiccato

    • D. 

      Slurred spiccato

  • 11. 
    This image is an example of a.....? (MMSBO.2d)
    • A. 

      Minor scale

    • B. 

      Major scale

    • C. 

      Harmonic minor scale

    • D. 

      Melodic minor scale

  • 12. 
    Which Italian term means to play very fast?  MMSBO.7b)
    • A. 

      Allegro

    • B. 

      Andante

    • C. 

      Arpeggio

    • D. 

      Armagio

  • 13. 
    This is the motif for what song?  ?(MMSBO.5b) 
    • A. 

      Twinkle Twinkle

    • B. 

      Three Blind Mice

    • C. 

      Mary Had A Little Lamb

    • D. 

      Ode to Joy

  • 14. 
    What is the purpose of a ledger line?  (MMSBO.3a)
    • A. 

      To lower the way the note to play loud and soft notes

    • B. 

      To lower the volume of the pitch to play softer and easier notes

    • C. 

      To extend the volume of the pitch to play softer or lower notes

    • D. 

      To extend the staff to play higher and lower notes

  • 15. 
    What does this symbol mean?   (MMSBO. 3d)
    • A. 

      Return to the coda

    • B. 

      Return to the sign

    • C. 

      Return to the Fine

    • D. 

      Return to the beginning

  • 16. 
    What does the term D. C. al Fine mean? (MMSIO.3d)
    • A. 

      Return to the sign and stop at the middle

    • B. 

      Return to the end and stop at the Fine

    • C. 

      Return to the beginning and stop in the middle

    • D. 

      Return to the beginning and stop at the Fine

  • 17. 
    This is an example of:     MMSBIO.5b
    • A. 

      Slur

    • B. 

      Tie

    • C. 

      Sequence

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 18. 
    This term for this image is called  : (MMSIO 5b  ) 
    • A. 

      Slur

    • B. 

      Tie

    • C. 

      Sequence

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 19. 
    What is the term for playing more than one note at a time?  (MMSIO 2c)
    • A. 

      Double stop

    • B. 

      Double play

    • C. 

      Double strings

    • D. 

      Double bow

  • 20. 
    The term Coda means:?  ( MMSIO.6b)
    • A. 

      Middle section of a song

    • B. 

      Beginning section of a song, do not play

    • C. 

      Ending section of a song

    • D. 

      New section of a song, do not play

  • 21. 
    Explain what both numbers in the 6/8  time signature mean:  (MMSIO.6a)  
  • 22. 
    Explain what vibrato means? (MMSIO.2b)
  • 23. 
    Explain at at least 2 things that are incorrect about the right hand technique:  (MMSIO.2a)  (MMSIO.2a)  
  • 24. 
    Explain the difference between repetition and sequence.  (MMSIO.2e)
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