Music Quiz: Dynamics And Articulation!

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 368

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  • 1. 
    What does this symbol mean in music?
    • A. 

      Play it fast.

    • B. 

      Play it loud.

    • C. 

      Play it well.

    • D. 

      Play it sweetly.

  • 2. 
    What do you do when you see this?
    • A. 

      Play the notes loudly.

    • B. 

      Accent each note.

    • C. 

      Play the notes repeatedly.

    • D. 

      Make the notes short.

  • 3. 
    This symbol is called a ___________ clef.  
  • 4. 
    What Italian word means 'very soft" in music?
    • A. 

      Pianissimo

    • B. 

      Mezzo forte

    • C. 

      Piano

    • D. 

      Forte

  • 5. 
    What Italian word means 'play it smoothly?"
    • A. 

      Piano

    • B. 

      Legato

    • C. 

      Staccato

    • D. 

      Linguine

  • 6. 
    The ___________________________________ tells you how many beats are in each measure.
  • 7. 
    The letters "issimo" on the end of a musical term meaning
    • A. 

      Not much

    • B. 

      A bit

    • C. 

      Very

    • D. 

      Not now

  • 8. 
    Dynamic markings indicate:
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Short or long

    • D. 

      Connected and disconnected

  • 9. 
    Directions in music are given in Italian because:
    • A. 

      Italian people make the best musicians.

    • B. 

      Italian people are very smart.

    • C. 

      Most early schools for writing music were in Italy.

    • D. 

      Everyone is 1600 spoke Italian.