Phss Session 10a: Introducing The Wesleys

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Phss Session 10a: Introducing The Wesleys - Quiz

A quiz to accompany the video introducing the Wesleys.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some differences between the hymns of Isaac Watts and Charles Wesley include the following: (choose as many as apply)
    • A. 

      Wesley used more variety of hymnic meter than did Watts

    • B. 

      Watts was associated with electrical power, while Wesley was a university in Indiana

    • C. 

      Watts was more declarative praise, while Wesley also employed broader subjects

    • D. 

      Watts was a Dissenter, while Wesley was an Anglican

    • E. 

      Watts was a Calvinist, and Wesley was Arminian

  • 2. 
    Both John and Charles Wesley considered their conversions to have taken place long after their call to ministry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Wesley brothers were quite impressed with what religious group, which later reflected in their hymnody? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Jehovah's Witnesses

    • B. 

      Moravian Cistern

    • C. 

      Anglican clergymen

    • D. 

      Moravian Brethren

  • 4. 
    Altogether, Charles Wesley wrote how many hymns? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Probably 41

    • B. 

      Nearly 1000

    • C. 

      Less than 5000

    • D. 

      About 6500

  • 5. 
    What are some of the stylistic traits of Methodist tunes of the 1700s? (choose as many as apply)
    • A. 

      Verse and chorus employing the same chord loop throughout

    • B. 

      Long, wandering melodies, with few repeats

    • C. 

      Definitely tonal, but with secondary dominants along the way

    • D. 

      Usually employs a chorus in the relative major

    • E. 

      Melody in the soprano, sung without accompaniment

  • 6. 
    Identify five of the instructions given by John Wesley for congregational singing. (choose five)
    • A. 

      Sing the tenor part, because it is more spritual

    • B. 

      Beware of singing as if half dead or half asleep

    • C. 

      Sing slowly and deliberately

    • D. 

      Sing modestly

    • E. 

      Sing all

    • F. 

      Do not run before or stay behind

    • G. 

      Sing them as they are printed

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