Music 101 Week 4 / Test Review

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Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

A review of terminology and concepts covered in the first 4 weeks of class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Common time" refers to what time signature?
    • A. 

      4/4

    • B. 

      2/4

    • C. 

      2/2

    • D. 

      3/4

  • 2. 
    6/8 time is an example of what meter?
    • A. 

      Compound duple

    • B. 

      Compound triple

    • C. 

      Simple sextuple

    • D. 

      Simple duple

  • 3. 
    What does a tie do?
    • A. 

      Adds the value of two tied notes together

    • B. 

      Makes the value of a note shorter than normal

    • C. 

      Makes no difference to the value of a note

  • 4. 
    How many macro beats are there in one measure of 6/8 time?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    The top number of a time signature tells us
    • A. 

      How many beats there are per measure

    • B. 

      What note value equals one beat

    • C. 

      How many notes there are

    • D. 

      The rhythm of the piece

  • 6. 
    The first beat of every measure is called the
    • A. 

      Downbeat

    • B. 

      Upbeat

    • C. 

      Pickup

    • D. 

      Anacrusis

  • 7. 
    An octave is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Interval

    • B. 

      Note

    • C. 

      Whole step

    • D. 

      Accidental

  • 8. 
    The musical term for speed is
    • A. 

      Tempo

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Dynamics

    • D. 

      Interval

  • 9. 
    An incomplete measure at the beginning of a piece of music is
    • A. 

      Usually completed in the last measure of the piece

    • B. 

      Is always incorrect

    • C. 

      Can never be completed

  • 10. 
    What does a dot do to the value of a note?
    • A. 

      It increases the value by half its original value

    • B. 

      It decreases the value by half its original value

    • C. 

      It has no effect on the value of a note

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