Elements Of Music Test For 5th Grade Student

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 106

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5th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Pre-Test/Post-Test of the elements of music learned in conjunction with a PBL unit for 5th graders entitled, "How do you know where your going if you don't know where you've been? "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Melody

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Harmony

    • D. 

      Form

  • 2. 
    In which element of music do pitches go up, down, or stay the same.
    • A. 

      Style

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Texture

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Harmony

    • D. 

      Melody

  • 4. 
    Which form talks about two or more notes sounding at the same time?
    • A. 

      Melody

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Harmony

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Tone Color

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Expression

    • D. 

      Harmony

  • 6. 
    Which element talks about how loud and soft music is?
    • A. 

      Expression

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Tone Color

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Musical terms are written in what language?
    • A. 

      German

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 9. 
    Which meter has two or four beats to the measure?
    • A. 

      Triple meter

    • B. 

      Compound meter

    • C. 

      Duple meter

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Beat 1

    • B. 

      Beat 2

    • C. 

      Beat 3

    • D. 

      All three beats

  • 11. 
    Which words for tempo mean fast and very fast?(Select as many as you need)
    • A. 

      Largo

    • B. 

      Presto

    • C. 

      Andante

    • D. 

      Allegro

    • E. 

      Adagio

  • 12. 
    Which two words for tempo mean slow and very slow?(Select as many as you need)
    • A. 

      Largo

    • B. 

      Presto

    • C. 

      Andante

    • D. 

      Allegro

    • E. 

      Adagio

  • 13. 
    Which dynamic marking means medium soft?
    • A. 

      Mezzo Piano

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Mezzo Forte

    • D. 

      Forte

  • 14. 
    Which dynamic marking means very loud?
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      Pp

    • C. 

      Mf

    • D. 

      Ff

  • 15. 
    What is shown by the symbol pp in music?
    • A. 

      Very Loud

    • B. 

      Soft

    • C. 

      Medium soft

    • D. 

      Very Soft

  • 16. 
    A melody may move up, down, or stay the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A melody may step, skip, or leap only upward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    If a piece of music has several different melody lines going at the same time the texture is...
    • A. 

      Homophonic

    • B. 

      Polyphonic

    • C. 

      Monophonic

  • 20. 
    If a piece of music has one main melody and a chordal accompaniment the texture is...
    • A. 

      Homophonic

    • B. 

      Monophonic

    • C. 

      Polyphonic

  • 21. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the Brass family.
    • A. 

      Trumpet

    • B. 

      Viola

    • C. 

      Trombone

    • D. 

      French Horn

  • 22. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the string family.
    • A. 

      Violin

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Cello

    • D. 

      Tuba

  • 23. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the woodwind family.
    • A. 

      Cymbals

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      English Horn

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 24. 
    Name the instrument that is not in the percussion family.
    • A. 

      Snare Drum

    • B. 

      Guiro

    • C. 

      Piano

    • D. 

      Bassoon

  • 25. 
    A song that has many verses sung to the same music is called...
    • A. 

      Ternary

    • B. 

      Strophic

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Binary