Knowledge Test On Music: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you see the  time signature it means
    • A. 

      There are 3 beats in a measure.

    • B. 

      The piece is 4 minutes long.

    • C. 

      A half note receives 5 beats.

    • D. 

      There are 4 measures in the piece.

  • 2. 
    What is the musical direction of this melody?
    • A. 

      Get higher by step

    • B. 

      Stay the same

    • C. 

      Get lower by step

    • D. 

      Get higher, then lower

  • 3. 
    How fast a song is played depends on the music?
    • A. 

      Dynamics

    • B. 

      Phrasing

    • C. 

      Tempo

    • D. 

      Timbre

  • 4. 
    Musical symbols p, mp, f, and mf indicate:
    • A. 

      Phrasing

    • B. 

      Dynamics

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Tempo

  • 5. 
    Which is the lowest female vocal range?
    • A. 

      Alto

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Soprano

    • D. 

      Tenor

  • 6. 
    Which instrument is not a woodwind?
    • A. 

      Clarinet

    • B. 

      Bassoon

    • C. 

      Triangle

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 7. 
    Which of the following instrumental ensembles would you most likely see playing down the middle of a street?
    • A. 

      Folk rock

    • B. 

      String quartet

    • C. 

      Country swing

    • D. 

      Marching band

  • 8. 
    Who is the most famous composer of the Classical Period?
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Stravinsky

    • C. 

      Mozart

    • D. 

      Gershwin

  • 9. 
    In African music, there is often a chorus and a solo singer, who acts as a leader. The leader sings a phrase and is answered back by a chorus. This type of music is a
    • A. 

      Call and response

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Theme and variation

  • 10. 
    What should audience members do when the orchestra conductor enters?
    • A. 

      Stand up

    • B. 

      Applaud

    • C. 

      Open their programs

    • D. 

      Take photographs