Concert Etiquette

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A quiz for 3rd grade music students about concert etiquette. Questions and Answers from the National Music Education Association (www. Menc. Org)


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  • 1. 
    You should enter the auditorium / cafeteria
    • A. 

      As loudly as possible.

    • B. 

      Quietly.

    • C. 

      Walking backwards.

  • 2. 
    It's always a good idea to arrive
    • A. 

      A bit early.

    • B. 

      Just as the performance is beginning.

    • C. 

      Only in time to catch your friend's performance.

  • 3. 
    During the concert, it is a good idea to
    • A. 

      Discuss the performance.

    • B. 

      Sit quietly and listen.

    • C. 

      Eat dinner.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Answer your phone quickly and speak quietly.

    • B. 

      Leave the room to use the phone.

    • C. 

      Turn the phone off, or better yet, leave it in the car.

  • 5. 
    Applause should be given when
    • A. 

      The performance is completed and the conductor faces the audience.

    • B. 

      Your friend has completed his part.

    • C. 

      Any time something is done well.

  • 6. 
    After the performance is over
    • A. 

      You should leave your seat and rush up to the stage to find your friend.

    • B. 

      Exclaim loudly how tired you are.

    • C. 

      Sit and wait until everyone has cleared the stage.

  • 7. 
    On the way home it's a good idea to
    • A. 

      Critique the performance.

    • B. 

      Offer your praise.

    • C. 

      Offer your sympathy.

  • 8. 
    If you know the song that is being performed you should
    • A. 

      Sing, hum, or whistle along.

    • B. 

      Sit quietly and enjoy the music.

    • C. 

      Yawn loudly because it's boring.