Rap / Song Writing

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Rap / Song Writing - Quiz


This quiz will help enhance your knowledge in regards to song/rap writing and its most important components (elements)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a measure in a song / rap?

    • A.

      4 Beats which equal 1 bar

    • B.

      Ruler

    • C.

      2 Beats which equal 1 bar

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 4 Beats which equal 1 bar
    Explanation
    In music, a measure is a unit of time that contains a specific number of beats. It helps in organizing the rhythm and structure of a song or rap. A measure is also known as a bar, and it typically consists of four beats. This allows musicians to keep track of the timing and flow of the music. Therefore, the correct answer is "4 Beats which equal 1 bar."

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  • 2. 

    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.

      4 measures to a beat

    Correct Answer
    D. 4 measures to a beat
    Explanation
    A bar in a song or rap refers to a specific section of music that typically contains a set number of beats. It is commonly used to divide the music into smaller units and organize the rhythm. In this context, a bar is defined as consisting of 4 measures, which means that it contains a specific number of musical beats.

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  • 3. 

    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 the most memorable part of the song. It is usually catchy and repeated several times throughout the song, serving as the central theme or message that sticks with the listeners. The hook is what often gets stuck in people's heads and makes a song memorable.

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  • 4. 

    How many bars should a hook have?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    A hook typically has two ends, so it needs to have an even number of bars in order for both ends to be attached properly. Since the options given are all even numbers, the correct answer is 8.

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  • 5. 

    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 the standard length for a rap verse in most songs. Having 16 bars allows for a good amount of content to be delivered within the verse, while still maintaining a cohesive structure and flow. It also provides enough room for the rapper to showcase their skills and creativity. Therefore, the correct answer is 16.

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