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Students will be tested on material covered during the first and second nine week of the school year.

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How many strings are on each of the instruments of the bowed string family? (MMSIO.9b)

• A.

3

• B.

5

• C.

4

• D.

6

C. 4
Explanation
The correct answer is 4 because the bowed string family includes instruments such as the violin, viola, cello, and double bass, all of which have four strings.

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• 6.

What is the smallest bowed string instrument in the string family? (MMSIO.8)

• A.

Trombone

• B.

Violin

• C.

SaxopHone

• D.

Bass

B. Violin
Explanation
The violin is the smallest bowed string instrument in the string family. It is smaller than the bass, trombone, and saxophone, which are not bowed string instruments. The violin is known for its high-pitched sound and is played by drawing a bow across its strings.

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• 7.

Which math term is drawn similar to  a time signature in music? (MMSIO.8b)

• A.

Integers

• B.

Fractions

• C.

Reciprocal

• D.

Eighth rest

B. Fractions
Explanation
Fractions in math are represented by a numerator and a denominator, similar to how a time signature in music is represented by the top number (numerator) indicating the number of beats per measure and the bottom number (denominator) indicating the type of note that receives one beat. Both fractions and time signatures involve dividing a whole into smaller parts and are used to express a specific quantity or duration.

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• 8.

The staff is defined as: (MMSIO.8)

• A.

3 lines and 5 spaces

• B.

5 spaces and 5 lines

• C.

4 lines and 5 spaces

• D.

5 lines and 4 spaces

D. 5 lines and 4 spaces
Explanation
The staff is defined as having 5 lines and 4 spaces.

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• 9.

What does the top number 3 represent  in 3/4 time if it appears on your music?  (MMSIO.8)

• A.

3 notes per measure

• B.

3 claps per measures

• C.

3 beats per measure

• D.

3 rest per measure

C. 3 beats per measure
Explanation
The top number 3 in 3/4 time represents the number of beats per measure. In 3/4 time, there are three beats in each measure.

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• 10.

What does the bottom  4 represent in 3/4 time if it appears on your music? (MMSIO.8)

• A.

4 beats per measure

• B.

The fourth note gets one beat

• C.

The whole notes gets 4 beats

• D.

The quarter note receives one beat

D. The quarter note receives one beat
Explanation
In 3/4 time, the bottom 4 represents that there are 4 beats per measure. This means that each measure will have 4 beats.

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• 11.

The system for naming notes of the scale is called? (MMSBO.1c)

• A.

Pennege

• B.

Solfege

• C.

• D.

Socrage

B. Solfege
Explanation
Solfege is the correct answer because it refers to the system for naming notes of the scale. It is a musical technique where each note of the scale is assigned a syllable, such as do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti. This system is commonly used in vocal training and sight-singing exercises to help musicians understand and remember the pitch relationships between notes. The other options, pennege, pinhead, and socrage, do not exist and are not related to the naming of musical notes.

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• 12.

In the D major scale, the note D is called? (MMSBO.1c)

• A.

Mi

• B.

Fa

• C.

Do

• D.

Re

C. Do
Explanation
In the D major scale, the note D is called "Do" because in solfege, "Do" represents the tonic or the first note of the scale. In this case, D is the first note of the D major scale, so it is referred to as "Do".

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• 13.

What does the word renaissance mean? (MMSBO.9d)

• A.

Results

• B.

Rebirth

• C.

Renew

• D.

Refrain

B. Rebirth
Explanation
The word "renaissance" means rebirth or renewal. It refers to a period in history, particularly in Europe during the 14th to 17th centuries, characterized by a renewed interest in art, literature, and learning. This period marked a significant cultural and intellectual revival after the Middle Ages, hence the term "rebirth."

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• 14.

How is music and math related?  MMSBO.8b)

• A.

They both use prepositions

• B.

They both use fractions

• C.

They both use microscopes

• D.

They both use hypothesis

B. They both use fractions
Explanation
Music and math are related because they both use fractions. In music, fractions are used to represent different note durations, such as half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes. Similarly, in math, fractions are used to represent parts of a whole or to compare different quantities. Both music and math require an understanding of fractions and how to manipulate them.

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• 15.

What does a  , mean in music? (MMSBO.2d)

• A.

Up bow

• B.

Lift bow

• C.

Stop bow

• D.

Down bow

B. Lift bow
Explanation
In music, a comma (,) is used to indicate a lift bow. This means that the musician should lift the bow off the strings briefly before continuing to play. This technique is often used to create a distinct separation between notes or phrases in the music.

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• 16.

What is the connection between music and Social Studies? (MMSBO. 8b)

• A.

Music can help tell the story of a people or culture

• B.

Music converts fact to fiction

• C.

Music helps people not want to be social

• D.

Music helps hide the truth

A. Music can help tell the story of a people or culture
Explanation
Music can help tell the story of a people or culture. Music has been used throughout history to express the emotions, values, and experiences of different societies. It serves as a powerful medium to convey the traditions, beliefs, and historical events of a particular group or community. By listening to the music of a specific culture, one can gain insights into their social, political, and economic aspects. Therefore, music plays a significant role in connecting people with their social studies by providing a unique perspective on the history and culture of a society.

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• 17.

What does forte mean? (MMSIO.2d)

• A.

To play soft

• B.

To play fast

• C.

To play loud

• D.

To play slow

C. To play loud
Explanation
Forte is a musical term that means to play loud. It is derived from the Italian word "forte," which translates to "strong" or "loud." In music notation, it is represented by the letter "f." When a musician is instructed to play forte, they are expected to perform with a strong and powerful sound. This is in contrast to playing soft, which means to perform with a gentle and quiet sound.

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• 18.

To tremelo on your instrument means to_______________________ (MMSIO.2d)

• A.

Move your leg real fast

• B.

Move the bow real fast

• C.

Move the rosin real fast

• D.

B. Move the bow real fast
Explanation
To tremolo on your instrument means to move the bow real fast. Tremolo is a technique in which the player rapidly moves the bow back and forth across the strings to create a trembling or vibrating sound. This technique is commonly used in string instruments such as the violin, viola, cello, and double bass. By moving the bow quickly, the player can produce a rapid succession of notes, creating a shimmering or pulsating effect in the music.

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• 19.

If you add the value of a half note to the value of a quarter note, how many beats will that be?   MMSBIO.3c

• A.

4 beats

• B.

3 beats

• C.

2 beats

• D.

2 1/2 beat

B. 3 beats
Explanation
When you add the value of a half note (2 beats) to the value of a quarter note (1 beat), you get a total of 3 beats. A half note is worth twice as much as a quarter note, so adding them together gives you a duration of 3 beats.

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• 20.

What kind of note is this?  ?(MMSIO.3c)

• A.

Whole note

• B.

Half note

• C.

Quarter note

• D.

Eighth note

C. Quarter note
Explanation
This note is a quarter note because it has a solid notehead and a stem. In standard music notation, a quarter note represents one beat of sound.

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• 21.

If the first note is do, name the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th notes: (MMSIO.1 )

• A.

Mi so do

• B.

Fa mi re

• C.

Re mi fa

• D.

So fa mi

C. Re mi fa
Explanation
The given sequence of notes is "mi so do". The question asks for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th notes after the first note, which is "do". Therefore, the correct answer is "re mi fa", as these notes come after "do" in the given sequence.

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• 22.

This term for connecting 2 or more different notes in the same bow is called a :    : (MMSIO.3c  )

• A.

Tie

• B.

Slack

• C.

Slur

• D.

Tide

C. Slur
Explanation
A slur is a musical term used to indicate that two or more different notes should be played smoothly and connected in the same bow. It is a technique commonly used in string instruments to create a seamless and legato sound.

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• 23.

What would the correct time signature for this music example be?  (MMSIO.3c)

• A.

2/4

• B.

3/4

• C.

4/4

• D.

5/5

C. 4/4
Explanation
The correct time signature for this music example would be 4/4. This means that there are four beats in a measure and the quarter note receives one beat.

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