Chapter #2 Music As Culture

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Music is a universal language, which most people connect through, it has the ability to break any language barrier that people have. Different regions have different forms of music, which they make using specialized instruments. What do you understand when it comes to music as a culture? Take up the open book quiz below and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Instruments that produce music by vibrating a column of air are called
    • A. 

      Aerophones.

    • B. 

      Idiophones.

    • C. 

      Chordophones.

    • D. 

      Membranophones.

  • 2. 
    The xylophone is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Aerophones.

    • B. 

      Idiophones.

    • C. 

      Chordophones.

    • D. 

      Membranophones.

  • 3. 
    Which of these is usually associated with classical music?
    • A. 

      Audience participation

    • B. 

      Spontaneous performances

    • C. 

      Self-taught musicians

    • D. 

      Chamber music

  • 4. 
    Another term for folk music is
    • A. 

      Classical music.

    • B. 

      Popular music.

    • C. 

      Traditional music.

    • D. 

      Rhythmic music.

  • 5. 
    The distinct tonal quality of an instrument or voice is its
    • A. 

      Pitch.

    • B. 

      Rhythm.

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Timbre.

  • 6. 
    Which of these instruments has no discernible pitch?
    • A. 

      Cymbal

    • B. 

      Sitar

    • C. 

      Flute

    • D. 

      Harp

  • 7. 
    Which of these is a musical style?
    • A. 

      Hip-hop

    • B. 

      Jazz

    • C. 

      Rock

    • D. 

      Swing

  • 8. 
    Which of these began in Detroit, Michigan?
    • A. 

      La Bamba

    • B. 

      Motown

    • C. 

      Jazz

    • D. 

      Barang