S3 Vocal Music Quiz

12 Questions
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Standard Grade Music Vocal Quiz for JGHS S3 students

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these is the highest sounding type of voice?
    • A. 

      Bass

    • B. 

      Baritone

    • C. 

      Tenor

    • D. 

      Counter Tenor

  • 2. 
    When singing a vowel that contains many notes, you are said to be singing....
    • A. 

      Syllabically

    • B. 

      Rubbish

    • C. 

      Polyphonically

    • D. 

      Melismatically

  • 3. 
    Anacrusis means....
    • A. 

      Beginning on an upbeat

    • B. 

      Sliding from one note to the next

    • C. 

      A type of song you would find in many vocal works (eg Opera, Oratorio, etc.)

    • D. 

      No key

  • 4. 
    Which one of these is NOT way of singing together?
    • A. 

      Polyphonic

    • B. 

      Obbligato

    • C. 

      Homophonic

    • D. 

      Unison

  • 5. 
    Which one of these is NOT a type of song?
    • A. 

      Aria

    • B. 

      Recitative

    • C. 

      Musical

    • D. 

      Chorale

  • 6. 
    Strophic means...
    • A. 

      The same tune to every verse

    • B. 

      AB form

    • C. 

      A different tune to every verse

    • D. 

      A disaster

  • 7. 
    A chorale can be found in...
    • A. 

      Cantatas and oratorios only

    • B. 

      Cantatas and passions only

    • C. 

      Oratotrios, cantatas and passions only

    • D. 

      All types of vocal works studied in this unit

  • 8. 
    When something is in compound time, the BEAT is divisable by...
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      Trick question - the BAR is divisable by 3.

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    Which one of these types of vocal works usually feature a rock band as well as an orchestra?
    • A. 

      Musical

    • B. 

      Opera

    • C. 

      Aria

    • D. 

      Oratorio

  • 10. 
    Which of these feature solo voice?
    • A. 

      Chorale

    • B. 

      Chorus

    • C. 

      Recitative

    • D. 

      Syllabic

  • 11. 
    When a piece sounds finished, it may have ended...
    • A. 

      With a perfect cadence

    • B. 

      With a modulation

    • C. 

      By mistake

    • D. 

      With a middle 8

  • 12. 
    Which one of these is not a type of song?
    • A. 

      Gaelic psalm

    • B. 

      Slow Air

    • C. 

      Chorale

    • D. 

      Bothy Ballad