What Do You Know About Classical Music

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What Do You Know About Classical Music - Quiz

This quiz is meant to test your knowledge on some of the classic composers we have been studying in class.   The research assignments you have completed should assist you in a successful completion of this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was known as "Satchmo"?

    • A.

      Mozart

    • B.

      Da Vinci

    • C.

      Armstrong

    • D.

      Bach

    • E.

      Segal

    Correct Answer
    C. Armstrong
    Explanation
    Louis Armstrong was known as "Satchmo." He was a renowned American jazz trumpeter, singer, and composer. Armstrong's unique playing style and distinctive gravelly voice made him one of the most influential figures in jazz music. His nickname "Satchmo" derived from "Satchel Mouth" due to his wide smile and trumpet playing technique. Armstrong's contributions to jazz and his impact on the music industry are widely recognized and celebrated.

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  • 2. 

    Who wrote the famous piece "Symphony No. 40"? 

    • A.

      Beethoven

    • B.

      Bach

    • C.

      Creed

    • D.

      Mozart

    • E.

      Kova

    Correct Answer
    D. Mozart
    Explanation
    Mozart is the correct answer because he is widely known for composing the famous piece "Symphony No. 40". Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era, and Symphony No. 40 is one of his most recognized and beloved works. It is characterized by its dramatic and emotional themes, showcasing Mozart's exceptional talent and mastery of composition.

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  • 3. 

    When learning about traditional and contemporary music styles, in what ways do the two share similarities?

  • 4. 

    There are five different kinds of notes, what are they?

    Correct Answer
    Whole, Half, Quarter, Eight , Sixteenth
    Explanation
    The correct answer lists the five different kinds of musical notes: Whole, Half, Quarter, Eighth, and Sixteenth. These notes represent different durations or lengths of time in music. A whole note is the longest, followed by the half note, quarter note, eighth note, and sixteenth note, which is the shortest. These notes are used to indicate the rhythm and timing of a piece of music when written on sheet music.

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  • 5. 

    Which one is NOT an instrument.

    • A.

      Sackbut

    • B.

      Bombard

    • C.

      Lute

    • D.

      Frizzo

    • E.

      Banjole

    Correct Answer
    D. Frizzo
    Explanation
    The question asks for the instrument that is NOT included in the given options. Sackbut, Bombard, Lute, and Banjole are all musical instruments. However, Frizzo is not a recognized musical instrument, making it the correct answer.

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