Music Therapy Cbmt Preparation Gilliland 1

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Music Therapy Quizzes & Trivia

Practice Multiple Choice Quiz for CBMT board exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following group music experiences would Best develop a client's social skills?
    • A. 

      Music video production

    • B. 

      Music-assisted relaxation

    • C. 

      Keyboard lessons

    • D. 

      Computer-generated composition

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Individual sessions emphasizing reality orientation

    • B. 

      Individual sessions emphasizing sensory awareness and stimulation

    • C. 

      A small rhythm group emphasizing reminiscence and life review

    • D. 

      A music appreciation group emphasizing reminiscence and life review

  • 3. 
    A song in the key of C needs to be transposed to the key of Eb.  Using first position fingering in the key of C, the therapist needs to place the capo on the
    • A. 

      2nd fret.

    • B. 

      7th fret.

    • C. 

      5th fret.

    • D. 

      3rd fret.

  • 4. 
    A client in a residential facility is absent from a regularly scheduled music therapy group.  After the music therapist investigates the reason for the client's absence, the next step is to
    • A. 

      Discuss the client's absence at the next group session.

    • B. 

      Discharge the client from the group.

    • C. 

      Document the absence.

    • D. 

      Modify treatment to facilitate the client's return

  • 5. 
    A music therapist is working with several clients who are learning to play a variety of guitars.  They have advanced in their skills and are ready for group performance.  When performing together, one member becomes very excited and begins to play louder than the others.  He does not respond to the therapist's cues to play softer.  To achieve musical balance within this group, which of the following guitars should the therapist ask this client to play?
    • A. 

      12-string

    • B. 

      Three-quarter size

    • C. 

      Steel string

    • D. 

      Classical

  • 6. 
    A music therapist on a rehabilitation unit is assessing  new patient who has paraplegia to determine the patient's musical background and preferences.  Which of the following is the BEST method for the therapist to use?
    • A. 

      Chart review

    • B. 

      Patient interview

    • C. 

      Family interview

    • D. 

      Patient improvisation

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is part of a behavioral objective?
    • A. 

      Staff approach

    • B. 

      Assessment results

    • C. 

      Time frame

    • D. 

      Theoretical framework

  • 8. 
    A 13-year-old client with autism is brought to his initial music therapy session.  According to his record, he shows tactile defensiveness and has limited verbal ability.  On entering the room, he walks around its perimeter looking at his hand as he runs it along the wall.  In the room there is a piano, a drum, and a xylophone.  Which of the following is the BEST initial approach to working with this client?
    • A. 

      Observe and musically reflect his responses to the environment.

    • B. 

      Take him by the hand and lead him to the instruments.

    • C. 

      Verbally welcome him and invite him to the piano.

    • D. 

      Ignore his behavior and begin playing music on the piano

  • 9. 
    Which of the following music experiences BEST promotes spatial awareness for a group of adults with developmental disabilities?
    • A. 

      Rehearsing a choreographed dance sequence

    • B. 

      Facilitating movement through live music

    • C. 

      Moving freely to client-preferred music

    • D. 

      Participating in an action song

  • 10. 
    A music therapist worked with 8-year-old patient for 2 weeks prior to a surgical procedure.  To create comfort through structure and familiarity immediately preceding the surgery, the music therapist should
    • A. 

      Introduce a relaxation intervention.

    • B. 

      Use puppets or stuffed toys.

    • C. 

      Introduce known experiences in a predictable order.

    • D. 

      Use a songwriting experiences to express feelings.

  • 11. 
    A music therapist is working with a group of nonverbal individuals with severe multiple disabilities.  After a few sessions, the therapist notes that songs with faster tempi or complex rhythmic patterns cause several group members to exhibit signs of distress and sensory overload.  The BEST action for the music therapist to take is to
    • A. 

      Play songs with which the clients are familiar.

    • B. 

      Alternate the tempi of the interventions between slow and fast.

    • C. 

      Divide the group based on response level.

    • D. 

      Use a variety of simple rhythmic patterns at a modified tempo.