ARTS 3020: Music Exam! MCQ Quiz

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ARTS 3020: Music Exam! MCQ Quiz

Do you know what ARTS 3020 is all about? Do you think you can pass this quiz? If not, don’t beat yourself up. Most people are not familiar with this or know that it is a college major. An example of what you will learn in this class: In music, a note denotes a musical sound. Take on this quiz and see what you know about ARTS 3020.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A ____________________ is drawn as an open oval.
    • A. 

      Half Note

    • B. 

      Quarter Note

    • C. 

      Half Rest

    • D. 

      Whole Note

  • 2. 
    A ____________________ means to rest (or remain silent) for an entire measure.
    • A. 

      Whole Note

    • B. 

      Whole Rest

    • C. 

      Half Note

    • D. 

      Half Rest

  • 3. 
    Four __________________________ equal the duration of one whole note.
    • A. 

      Quarter Notes

    • B. 

      Half Notes

    • C. 

      Eighth Notes

    • D. 

      Whole Notes

  • 4. 
    A __________________ is equal to half of a whole rest and sits on the 3rd line.
    • A. 

      Whole Rest

    • B. 

      Half Rest

    • C. 

      Quarter Rest

    • D. 

      Eighth Rest

  • 5. 
    A ________________________ is equal to one quarter of a whole rest.
    • A. 

      Quarter Rest

    • B. 

      Half Note

    • C. 

      Whole Note

    • D. 

      Half Rest

  • 6. 
    Two ____________________ = Four Quarter Notes
    • A. 

      Measures

    • B. 

      Quarter Notes

    • C. 

      Whole Notes

    • D. 

      Half Notes

  • 7. 
    Four __________________________ = Two Half Rests
    • A. 

      Quarter Rests

    • B. 

      Half Rests

    • C. 

      Measures

    • D. 

      Whole Notes

  • 8. 
    Two __________________________ = One Half Note
    • A. 

      Bars

    • B. 

      Quarter Notes

    • C. 

      Measures

    • D. 

      Clefs

  • 9. 
    What 7 letters of the alphabet are used in music? __________________________
    • A. 

      The First Seven A,B,C,D,E,F,G

    • B. 

      E,G,B,D, AND F

    • C. 

      F,A,C, AND E

    • D. 

      The Last Seven A,B,C,D,E,F,G

  • 10. 
    How many spaces are on a single staff?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 11. 
    Two ____________________ equal the duration of one whole note.
    • A. 

      Half notes

    • B. 

      Quarter notes

    • C. 

      Whole notes

    • D. 

      Whole rest

  • 12. 
    A Whole Note/Rest =________Beats
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 13. 
    A Half Note/Rest =________Beats
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 14. 
    A Quarter Note/Rest =________Beat
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 15. 
    What Clef is also known as the F Clef?
    • A. 

      Treble Clef

    • B. 

      Bass Clef

  • 16. 
    Unisons, Fourths, Fiths and octaves are what?
    • A. 

      Perfect

    • B. 

      Imperfect

    • C. 

      Augmented

    • D. 

      Diminished

    • E. 

      Buttered toast

  • 17. 
    What Clef is also known as the G Clef?
    • A. 

      Treble Clef

    • B. 

      Bass Clef

  • 18. 
    An interval is?
    • A. 

      Timing

    • B. 

      The distance between two notes

    • C. 

      An instrument

    • D. 

      Cheese

    • E. 

      Supercalifragilisticexpialadocious

  • 19. 
    What is a Triad?
    • A. 

      A group of three notes having a specific construction and relationship to one another

    • B. 

      A system of musical shorthand

    • C. 

      The Arabic numerals that represent the intervals that sound above a given bass part

    • D. 

      42

  • 20. 
    In music notation, the top number of the time signature indicates
    • A. 

      Beats per measure

    • B. 

      The type of note that gets the beat

    • C. 

      Tempo

    • D. 

      Number of rest per bar

    • E. 

      Bars per beat

  • 21. 
    Music written higher than middle C on the piano is written in what clef?
    • A. 

      Alto

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Treble

    • D. 

      Bass

    • E. 

      Baritone

  • 22. 
    The first scale degree for chords is also known as
    • A. 

      The dominant

    • B. 

      The tonic

    • C. 

      The mediant

    • D. 

      The supertonic

    • E. 

      The leading tone

  • 23. 
    That note that is a perfect 5th above middle C is written
    • A. 

      On the first space of the treble clef

    • B. 

      On the first line of the bass clef

    • C. 

      On the third line of the bass clef

    • D. 

      On the fourth space of the treble clef

    • E. 

      On the second line of the treble clef

  • 24. 
    In 4/4 time, a half note receives
    • A. 

      1 beat

    • B. 

      2 beats

    • C. 

      4 beats

    • D. 

      1/2 beat

    • E. 

      3 beats

  • 25. 
    A dot placed after a note indicates that the duration of the note is
    • A. 

      Increased by half of its value

    • B. 

      Increased by twice its value

    • C. 

      Raised by a half step

    • D. 

      Decreased by half its value

    • E. 

      Doubled