Elements Of Music Quiz Questions And Answers

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Are you deeply into music? Do you know what the elements of music are? Then play this quiz and give correct answers to the following questions. Music can be analyzed by various elements or parts, including pitch, timbre, texture, volume, etc. Do you know which music element contains a beat, what is a pitch, and what form features two or more notes sounding the same? Check out such interesting questions related to music by taking this quiz. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which element describes the layers of music we hear?
    • A. 

      Tone Color

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Expression

    • D. 

      Harmony

  • 2. 
    Which element talks about how loud and soft music is?
    • A. 

      Expression

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Tone Color

  • 3. 
    Musical terms are written in what language?
    • A. 

      German

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 4. 
    What beats are accented in triple meter?
    • A. 

      Beat 1

    • B. 

      Beat 2

    • C. 

      Beat 3

    • D. 

      All three beats

  • 5. 
    Which words for tempo mean fast and very fast?
    • A. 

      Largo

    • B. 

      Presto

    • C. 

      Andante

    • D. 

      Allegro

    • E. 

      Adagio

  • 6. 
    Which two words for tempo mean slow and very slow?
    • A. 

      Largo

    • B. 

      Presto

    • C. 

      Andante

    • D. 

      Allegro

    • E. 

      Adagio

  • 7. 
    Which dynamic marking means medium-soft?
    • A. 

      Mezzo Piano

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Mezzo Forte

    • D. 

      Forte

  • 8. 
    Which dynamic marking means very loud?
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      Pp

    • C. 

      Mf

    • D. 

      Ff

  • 9. 
    What is shown by the symbol pp in music?
    • A. 

      Very Loud

    • B. 

      Soft

    • C. 

      Medium soft

    • D. 

      Very Soft

  • 10. 
    If a harmony sounds very nice and the notes do not clash, what is this called?
    • A. 

      Dissonance

    • B. 

      Mezzo Forte

    • C. 

      Piano

    • D. 

      Consonance

  • 11. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the Brass family.
    • A. 

      Trumpet

    • B. 

      Viola

    • C. 

      Trombone

    • D. 

      French Horn

  • 12. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the string family.
    • A. 

      Violin

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Cello

    • D. 

      Tuba

  • 13. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the woodwind family.
    • A. 

      Cymbals

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      English Horn

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 14. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the percussion family.
    • A. 

      Snare Drum

    • B. 

      Guiro

    • C. 

      Piano

    • D. 

      Bassoon

  • 15. 
    A song that has many verses sung to the same music is called...
    • A. 

      Ternary

    • B. 

      Strophic

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Binary

  • 16. 
    A person singing alone is singing a...
    • A. 

      Duet

    • B. 

      Trio

    • C. 

      Solo

    • D. 

      Quartet

  • 17. 
    A person singing with two other people is singing a..
    • A. 

      Solo

    • B. 

      Duet

    • C. 

      Trio

    • D. 

      Quartet

  • 18. 
    If you are singing with a small group of people you are singing...
    • A. 

      A solo

    • B. 

      In an Ensemble

    • C. 

      A quartet

    • D. 

      A duet

  • 19. 
    Which element of music contains beat and no beat?
    • A. 

      Melody

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Harmony

    • D. 

      Form

  • 20. 
    In which element of music pitches go up, down, or stay the same?
    • A. 

      Style

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Texture

  • 21. 
    Which element of music talks about how they are organized?
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Harmony

    • D. 

      Melody

  • 22. 
    Which form talks about two or more notes sounding at the same time?
    • A. 

      Melody

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Harmony

  • 23. 
    Which element talks about the way something sounds or the timbre of the voice or instrument?
    • A. 

      Harmony

    • B. 

      Melody

    • C. 

      Tone Color

    • D. 

      Expression

  • 24. 
    Which meter has two or four beats to the measure?
    • A. 

      Triple meter

    • B. 

      Compound meter

    • C. 

      Duple meter

    • D. 

      Single meter

  • 25. 
    If a piece of music has several different melody lines going at the same time the texture is...
    • A. 

      Homophonic

    • B. 

      Polyphonic

    • C. 

      Monophonic

    • D. 

      None

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