Trivia Questions On Music! Ultimate Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Music! Ultimate Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A scale is a ______________ notes.
    • A. 

      Combination of random.

    • B. 

      Sequence of

    • C. 

      Chord of

    • D. 

      Melody used to make composition possible through the use of the correct.

  • 2. 
    A chord is when _______ or more notes are played together. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    Any notes played as a melody over a chord will sound great, it's personal expression!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When building a chord, for example, F Chord, what notes from the scale should I use? 
    • A. 

      Root/First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

    • E. 

      Fifth

    • F. 

      Sixth

    • G. 

      Seventh

  • 5. 
    In reference to the above question... If we are in the key of G major... what would the notes be for the 4th Chord in G Major
    • A. 

      C - E - G

    • B. 

      D - F# - A

    • C. 

      G - B - D

    • D. 

      A - C - E

  • 6. 
    On a scale what are the most common chords used in pop songs?
    • A. 

      ii - IV - V - vi

    • B. 

      I - ii - V - IV

    • C. 

      I - IV - V - vi

    • D. 

      iii - IV - vi - V

  • 7. 
    A semibreve is a note that counts:
    • A. 

      1 Beats

    • B. 

      2 Beats

    • C. 

      3 Beats

    • D. 

      4 Beats

  • 8. 
    A crotchet rest is a rest for 2 beats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If two quavers were joined together it would make up the same time value as a minim.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In 1910 what 3 varieties did the music for film come in?
    • A. 

      Improvised

    • B. 

      Music was given in advance to the film maker who used this as a reference for what he filmed

    • C. 

      Cue Sheet

    • D. 

      Specifically Written for The Film

    • E. 

      Small Ensembles hired to tour around with the film

  • 11. 
    What is tempo? 
    • A. 

      Dynamics

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 12. 
    Why are rhythms important in film music?
    • A. 

      Create an enhanced tension.

    • B. 

      Add to the dynamic of the music.

    • C. 

      They provided movement through syncopation.

  • 13. 
    What is the best definition of melody? 
    • A. 

      Music that sounds nice when played together.

    • B. 

      Music played that resembles a character or theme in a film.

    • C. 

      A musical sentence.

    • D. 

      A 4 bar musical phrase that is played over a chord.

  • 14. 
    If you were given the chord GBD (G being the lowest note and D the highest) and were told to change the VOICING , please select the 2 combinations below that would work:
    • A. 

      D - B - G

    • B. 

      D - G - G

    • C. 

      D - B - B

    • D. 

      B - D - G

  • 15. 
    3 Key Questions to Ask when composing music for film
    • A. 

      Is the melody the right Tempo?

    • B. 

      Does the melody have the right dynamic?

    • C. 

      Is the melody right for the scenario?

    • D. 

      Is the melody long enough?

    • E. 

      Does the character of the music fit with the film?

    • F. 

      Does the music have enough instruments?

    • G. 

      Does the melody have the correct chord progression?

  • 16. 
    Music which is used during a film is called a soundtrack.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A short musical theme which represents a character in a film is called:
    • A. 

      Composition

    • B. 

      Melody

    • C. 

      Leitmotif

    • D. 

      Soundtrack

  • 18. 
    Notes which are played together are called:
    • A. 

      Chords

    • B. 

      Syncopation

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Texture

  • 19. 
    What is this note called. 
    • A. 

      E Crotchet

    • B. 

      G Minim

    • C. 

      G Crotchet

    • D. 

      E Minim

  • 20. 
    Notes written on the stave in the treble clef are ____________ in pitch to those in the bass clef. 
    • A. 

      The Same

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      Higher

    • D. 

      Far Superior

  • 21. 
    In the Treble Clef what is the rhyme you should use to remember the note names: 
    • A. 

      Every Good Boy Does Fine

    • B. 

      Fat Cats Go Down Alleys

    • C. 

      All Cows Eat Flourishing Grass

    • D. 

      Every Fine Animal Deserves Grub

  • 22. 
    In the bass clef what is the note seen in the diagram
    • A. 

      D, Minim

    • B. 

      E, Semibreve

    • C. 

      F, Minim

    • D. 

      G, Semibreve

  • 23. 
    Based on everything I've learned this term (and year) I feel that I should have all the tools to be able to put music to film! 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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