Q2 Final Exam: Song Writing & Recording

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  • 1. 

    What is a hook in a song/rap?

    • A.

      A verse in a song

    • B.

      The ending of a song

    • C.

      The chorus (main point ) in a song

    • D.

      Something to hang pictures up on a wall

    Correct Answer
    C. The chorus (main point ) in a song
    Explanation
    A hook in a song or rap refers to the chorus, which is the main point or most memorable part of the song. It is usually catchy and repeated throughout the song to grab the listener's attention and leave a lasting impression. The hook often contains the key theme or message of the song and is usually the most memorable and recognizable part for the audience.

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  • 2. 

    How many bars should a rap verse have?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 16
    Explanation
    A rap verse typically consists of 16 bars. This is a common structure in rap music, where each bar represents a line of lyrics. Having 16 bars allows for a well-rounded and complete verse, providing enough space for the rapper to express their thoughts and ideas effectively within the given time frame.

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  • 3. 

    What is a measure in a song / rap?

    • A.

      4 Beats which equal 1 bar

    • B.

      Has the same meaning as a bar in music

    • C.

      2 Beats which equal 1 bar

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A measure in a song or rap refers to a specific unit of musical time. It is typically composed of a specific number of beats, which can vary depending on the style and tempo of the music. In this case, the correct answer is "All of the above" because a measure can indeed consist of 4 beats which equal 1 bar, or it can have the same meaning as a bar in music, or it can consist of 2 beats which equal 1 bar. All three options accurately describe what a measure is in the context of a song or rap.

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  • 4. 

    What is a bar in a song / rap?

    • A.

      The middle of a song

    • B.

      A place to go hang out with your friends

    • C.

      The begining of a song

    • D.

      A place where beats are organized

    Correct Answer
    D. A place where beats are organized
    Explanation
    A bar in a song or rap refers to a specific section of the music where beats are organized. It is a unit of musical measurement that helps structure the song and keep the rhythm consistent. Each bar typically contains a certain number of beats, and it serves as a foundation for the overall musical composition.

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  • 5. 

    How many bars should a typical hook have?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    A typical hook should have 8 bars. This is because a hook is designed to hold or support something, and having 8 bars ensures that it can provide sufficient strength and stability. Having too few bars may result in a weak or unstable hook, while having too many bars may be unnecessary and inefficient. Therefore, 8 bars strike a balance between strength and practicality for a typical hook.

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  • 6. 

    When preparing to record a song, what is the first thing you have to do?

    • A.

      Sing the alphabet song

    • B.

      Make sure the microphone is plugged in and off

    • C.

      Open up a recording project

    • D.

      Adjust the stereo/mono setting on your recording track

    Correct Answer
    B. Make sure the microphone is plugged in and off
    Explanation
    Before recording a song, the first thing you have to do is make sure the microphone is plugged in and turned off. This is important to ensure that the microphone is properly connected and ready to capture your vocals or instrument. By checking that the microphone is plugged in, you can avoid any technical issues or recording mishaps. Additionally, ensuring that the microphone is turned off allows you to set up your recording environment and make any necessary adjustments before starting the recording process.

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  • 7. 

    The "Input" button on the MIDI box controls the microphone level.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The MIDI box is a device that is used to control musical instruments and audio equipment. It typically has various buttons and knobs that allow the user to adjust different settings. In this case, the "Input" button on the MIDI box is specifically designed to control the microphone level. This means that when the user presses the "Input" button, it will increase or decrease the volume of the microphone input. Therefore, the statement "The 'Input' button on the MIDI box controls the microphone level" is true.

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  • 8. 

    The "Mix" button on the MIDI box controls the headset volume

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The "Mix" button on the MIDI box does not control the headset volume.

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  • 9. 

    You must have the microphone turned "on" before opening a record project.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    To open a record project, it is not necessary to have the microphone turned on. The statement suggests that having the microphone turned on is a requirement, but this is incorrect. Opening a record project can be done without the microphone being turned on.

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  • 10. 

    In order to hear what is going into the microphone, the monitor setting needs to be "on."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that when the monitor setting is "on," it allows the user to hear what is being picked up by the microphone. This means that the audio captured by the microphone is being played back through the monitor, enabling the user to listen to it in real-time. Therefore, if the monitor setting is not turned on, the user will not be able to hear what is going into the microphone.

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