Jazz Music: How Much You Know? Quiz

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Jazz Music: How Much You Know? Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did jazz music originate from?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      In my backyard

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      African america communities

    • E. 

      France

  • 2. 
    What century was it created in?
    • A. 

      13th

    • B. 

      20th

    • C. 

      21st

    • D. 

      19th

    • E. 

      30th

  • 3. 
    The word "jazz" began as a what coast slang term.
  • 4. 
    Why is jazz hard to define?
    • A. 

      Because its not in the dictionary

    • B. 

      Because the teacher hasnt explained it

    • C. 

      Because it spans from Ragtime waltzes to 2000s-era fusion

    • D. 

      Because its music with a different ballad

    • E. 

      Because its improvised music

  • 5. 
    While jazz may be difficult to define, improvisation is clearly one of its key elements. Early blues was commonly structured around a repetitive what and response pattern?
  • 6. 
    In New Orleans and Dixieland jazz, performers took turns playing the melody, while others improvised what?
    • A. 

      Beats

    • B. 

      Countermelodies

    • C. 

      Songs

    • D. 

      Tunes

    • E. 

      Rhythms

  • 7. 
    What type of music is jazz?
    • A. 

      Pop

    • B. 

      Rock

    • C. 

      Improvised beats between pop and classical swing

    • D. 

      Classical

    • E. 

      Swing music

  • 8. 
    Commercially-oriented or popular music-influenced forms of jazz have both long been criticized, at least since the emergence of what?
    • A. 

      Rock

    • B. 

      Bannas

    • C. 

      Pelicans

    • D. 

      Bop

    • E. 

      Pop

  • 9. 
    The word jazz makes one of its earliest appearances in San Francisco baseball writing in what year? 
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      1914

    • D. 

      3030

    • E. 

      1913

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