Film Music Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Film Music Questions! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who is the composer of the following film scores? Star Wars Indiana Jones Jaws Harry Potter                 
    • A. 

      James Williams

    • B. 

      Homer J Samson

    • C. 

      John Williams

    • D. 

      Hans Zimmer

  • 2. 
    A film composer does not usually start work on the score or music until the film is in its completed form. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Warner Brothers Films released the first talking film in
  • 4. 
    From the following which are the concepts of film music?
    • A. 

      Evoking Time and Place.

    • B. 

      Conveying a character or idea.

    • C. 

      Expressing emotion.

    • D. 

      Creating Mood or atmosphere.

  • 5. 
    Music serves to give
    • A. 

      Continuity

    • B. 

      Develop the action

    • C. 

      Reinforce the emotions

    • D. 

      Put people off

  • 6. 
    What musical direction would I be taking if I played Misterioso?
    • A. 

      Sinister

    • B. 

      Heroic

    • C. 

      Despair

    • D. 

      Dumb and Dumber

    • E. 

      Superb

  • 7. 
    Works by Beethoven, Mozart, Grieg, Bach, Verdi, Bizet, Tchaikovsky, and Wagner were used as accompanying music because
    • A. 

      There were no good contemporary composers alive at the time.

    • B. 

      All the great composers only wrote in Eb minor.

    • C. 

      They were not protected by copyright.

    • D. 

      Because old people hate rap music

  • 8. 
    A film usually starts with the title music. Why?
    • A. 

      They have paid the most for the title music and want to get there moneys worth.

    • B. 

      The composer would have gotten upset if it didn't.

    • C. 

      It to get the attention of the viewer.

  • 9. 
    The first movies were silent films.  There were no soundtracks – the actors mouthed words but no voices were heard and there was no background music.  Movie houses hired pianists to play while the film was running to
    • A. 

      Make use of the really expensive piano's

    • B. 

      Take your attention away from really bad jokes.

    • C. 

      Make you feel hungry.

    • D. 

      Disguise the sound of the projector.

  • 10. 
    Adagio would be played in a chase scene true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False