Music History

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Music History Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test you on the 5 different music periods including the MIddle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque Age, the Classical Period, the Romantic Era,and the Twentieth Century.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gregorian chants were first used in _____________.
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 2. 
     The use of doubling a voice (organum) in music was first used in _____________ .
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 3. 
    The first great name in music - Guillaume de Machaut - occured during ______________ .
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 4. 
    Instrumental and dance music was performed in abundance during _________________ .
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 5. 
    The English madrigal was introduced during ________________ .
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 6. 
    Johann Sebastian Bach was the greatest composer during _______________ .
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 7. 
    Operas and oratorios were first discovered during ___________________ .
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Baroque Era

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 8. 
    Vienna, Austria became the musical center of Europe during ______________ .
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Baroque Era

    • C. 

      The Classical Period

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 9. 
    The orchestral symphony emerged during _______________ .
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Baroque Era

    • C. 

      The Classical Period

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 10. 
    Franz Liszt is associated with _______________________ .
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Baroque Era

    • C. 

      The Classical Period

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      Jazz

  • 11. 
    Brahms and Tchaikovsky were two composers that lived during ___________________ .
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Baroque Era

    • C. 

      The Classical Period

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 12. 
    The whole tone scale was created during ___________________ .
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Baroque Era

    • C. 

      The Classical Period

    • D. 

      The Romantic Era

    • E. 

      The Twentieth Century

  • 13. 
    Avant-garde composers such as Edgar Varèse were made famous during _______________ .
    • A. 

      The Romantic Era

    • B. 

      The Classical Period

    • C. 

      The Twentieth Century

    • D. 

      The Twenty-first Century

    • E. 

      All time periods