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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text ______ refers to the overall shape of a melody. Select one: a. Pitch b. Contour CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. The contour of a melody is its overall shape as it turns upward or downward or remains static. You can visualize a melody in a line graph, resulting in an ascending or descending line, an arch, or a wave. c. Interval d. Cadence Feedback The correct answer is: Contour Question 2 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A _____ is a succession of single pitches that we hear as a recognizable whole. Select one: a. melody CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 8. A melody is a line, or the tune, in music. b. pitch c. note d. song Feedback The correct answer is: melody Question 3 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Conjunct describes Select one: a. melodies that move in larger, disconnected intervals. b. the relationship between melody and harmony. c. the distance between any two pitches. d. melodies that move principally by small intervals in a joined, connected manner. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. Conjunct describes the movement of a melody between adjacent notes of the scale. Feedback The correct answer is: melodies that move principally by small intervals in a joined, connected manner. Question 4 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Disjunct describes Select one: a. melodies that move principally by small intervals in a joined, connected manner. b. melodies that move in larger, disconnected intervals. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. Disjunct describes the movement of a melody from one note to another by a leap. c. the relationship between melody and harmony. d. the distance between any two pitches. Feedback The correct answer is: melodies that move in larger, disconnected intervals. Question 5 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The _______ is where a singer or instrumentalist pauses to draw a breath. Select one: a. cadence CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. Singers or instrumentalists draw a breath at rests. b. conjunct c. consonant d. climax Feedback The correct answer is: cadence Question 6 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The distance between the lowest and highest notes of a melody is called Select one: a. interval. b. contour. c. range. CorrectFEEDBACK: See pages 8 and 9. Each melody goes up and down in its own distinct way, with one pitch being higher or lower than another. d. pitch class. Feedback The correct answer is: range. Question 7 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The distance between two pitches is called Select one: a. an interval. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. Interval describes the distance between any two pitches. b. a countermelody. c. a melody. d. pitch. Feedback The correct answer is: an interval. Question 8 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The high point of a melodic line is considered its Select one: a. cadence. b. rhyme scheme. c. climax. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 10. The climax represents a peak in intensity as well as in range. d. contour. Feedback The correct answer is: climax. Question 9 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The melodic contour for "Ode to Joy" (Beethoven, Symphony No. 9) is best described as Select one: a. wavelike. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. The contour of a melody is its overall shape as it turns upward or downward or remains static. b. descending. c. disjunct. d. ascending. Feedback The correct answer is: wavelike. Question 10 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The melodic contour of the opening phrase of Joy to the World is best described as Select one: a. ascending. b. static. c. wavelike. d. descending. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. Consider in which direction the melody goes. Feedback The correct answer is: descending. Question 11 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The melodic movement for "Ode to Joy" (Beethoven, Symphony No. 9) is best described as Select one: a. disjunct. b. ascending. c. conjunct. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. This melody moves in a joined, connected manner. d. descending. Feedback The correct answer is: conjunct. Question 12 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The melodic movement in The Star-Spangled Banner is best described as Select one: a. ascending. b. descending. c. conjunct. d. disjunct. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. This melody uses disconnected intervals. Feedback The correct answer is: disjunct. Question 13 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The resting place in a musical phrase is called Select one: a. a cadence. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 9. A cadence punctuates the music in the same way that a comma or period punctuates a sentence. b. an interval. c. the range. d. the contour. Feedback The correct answer is: a cadence. Question 14 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text When a melody is accompanied by a second melody, that second melody is called a Select one: a. countermelody. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 10. More-complex music can feature several simultaneous melodies. b. cadence. c. climax. d. contour. Feedback The correct answer is: countermelody. Question 15 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A melodic line that moves by small intervals is called disjunct. Select one: True False Correct Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 9. Disjunct melodies move in disconnected intervals. The correct answer is 'False'. Question 16 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A musician will most likely pause for a breath at the cadence. Select one: True Correct False Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 9. Singers or instrumentalists draw a breath at rests. The correct answer is 'True'. Question 17 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A second melody played against the first is called a countermelody. Select one: True Correct False Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 10. This term literally means "against a melody." The correct answer is 'True'. Question 18 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The climax is the distance between the highest and lowest pitches in a melodic line. Select one: True Correct False Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 10. The high point in a melodic line represents a peak in intensity as well as in range. The correct answer is 'True'. Question 19 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The component units of a melody are like parts of a sentence. Select one: True Correct False Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 9. Like sentences, a melody is made up of component parts. The correct answer is 'True'. Question 20 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Visualizing a melody in a line graph helps to determine the melodic contour. Select one: True Correct False Question 1 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text ______ groups beats into larger, regular patterns. Select one: a. Harmony b. Melody c. Contour d. Meter CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 11. In much of Western music, these strong beats occur at regular intervals— every other beat, every third beat, every fourth, and so on— and thus we hear groupings of two, three, or four. Feedback The correct answer is: Meter Question 2 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text _______ describes the first beat of the measure and the strongest beat in any meter. Select one: a. Pulse b. Rhythm c. Downbeat CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. This term describes the first accented beat of each pattern. d. Syncopation Feedback The correct answer is: Downbeat Question 3 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text _______ describes the simultaneous use of rhythmic patterns that conflict with the underlying beat. Select one: a. Syncopation b. Monorhythm c. Accent d. Polyrhythm CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. Consider what prefix means "many." Feedback The correct answer is: Polyrhythm Question 4 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text _______ meter alternates a strong downbeat with a weak beat. Select one: a. Compound b. Quadruple c. Duple CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. This meter is commonly used for marches. d. Triple Feedback The correct answer is: Duple Question 5 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text An accented beat followed by two weak beats would indicate a ____________ meter. Select one: a. duple b. triple CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. This meter is traditionally associated with dances such as the waltz and the minuet. c. compound d. quadruple Feedback The correct answer is: triple Question 6 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Larger rhythmic patterns, typical of Indian classical music, built from combinations like 2 + 3 + 3 is called Select one: a. syncopation. b. nonmetric. c. additive rhythm. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 13. This is common in non-Western cultures. d. accent. Feedback The correct answer is: additive rhythm. Question 7 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Music that moves without any strong sense of beat or meter, such as chants of the early Christian church, is called Select one: a. syncopation. b. additive rhythm. c. quadruple. d. nonmetric. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 13. The pulse is veiled or weak, with the music moving in a floating rhythm that typifies certain non-Western styles. Feedback The correct answer is: nonmetric. Question 8 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Quadruple meter contains _____ beats to the measure. Select one: a. one b. two c. three d. four CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. This meter contains a primary accent on the first beat and a secondary accent on the third. Feedback The correct answer is: four Question 9 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Simple duple, simple triple, and simple quadruple are meters in which the beat is divided into Select one: a. one. b. two. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. When you split something in half, how many pieces do you have? c. three. d. four. Feedback The correct answer is: two. Question 10 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The _____ is the basic unit of rhythm. Select one: a. melody b. harmony c. beat CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 11. This regular pulse divides time into equal segments. d. cadence Feedback The correct answer is: beat Question 11 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The ______ occurs in between the stronger beats. Select one: a. non-beat b. deadbeat c. offbeat CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. Weak beat is a synonym for this term. d. climax Feedback The correct answer is: offbeat Question 12 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The division of the beat into three is called Select one: a. simple. b. triple. c. compound. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. The most common meter of this type is sextuple meter, which has six beats to the measure, or two main beats that each divides into three (ONE-and-a, TWO-and-a). d. quadruple. Feedback The correct answer is: compound. Question 13 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The movement of music in time is called Select one: a. conjunct motion. b. rhythm. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 11.This element propels music forward. c. melody. d. harmony. Feedback The correct answer is: rhythm. Question 14 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The number of ______ in a measure determines the meter. Select one: a. intervals b. notes c. beats CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 11. d. scales Feedback The correct answer is: beats Question 15 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text What is the most common technique that deliberately upsets of the normal pattern of accents? Select one: a. meter b. compound meter c. melody d. syncopation CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. Composers have devised a number of ways to keep the recurrent accent from becoming monotonous. Feedback The correct answer is: syncopation Question 16 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text When a melody does not begin on the first beat (or downbeat), it is said to begin on Select one: a. an upbeat. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 12. Consider the beginning of the Robert Frost poem. b. a consonance. c. an accent. d. a syncopation. Feedback The correct answer is: an upbeat. Question 17 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Duple meter is traditionally associated with dances such as the waltz and the minuet. Select one: True False Correct Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 12. This meter has one strong beat and two weak ones. The correct answer is 'False'. Question 18 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Nonmetric music makes frequent use of syncopation. Select one: True False Correct Feedback FEEDBACK: See pages 12 and 13. Nonmetric music moves without any strong sense of beat or meter. The correct answer is 'False'. Question 19 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The first accented beat of each metric pattern is known as the downbeat. Select one: True Correct False Question 1 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text ______ is the principle of organization around a central note. Select one: a. Harmony b. Meter c. Tonality CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 15. The central tone is called the tonic. d. Polyphony Feedback The correct answer is: Tonality Question 2 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text _______ describes a combination of notes that sounds unstable, sometimes harsh, and in need of resolution. Select one: a. Syncopation b. Harmony c. Consonance d. Dissonance CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 15. This introduces conflict into music in the same way that suspense creates tension in drama. Feedback The correct answer is: Dissonance Question 3 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text _______ refers to an agreeable-sounding combination of notes that provides a sense of relaxation and fulfillment. Select one: a. Dissonance b. Harmony c. Consonance CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 16. The opposite of this term is dissonance. d. Wavelike Feedback The correct answer is: Consonance Question 4 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A ______ is a particular collection of pitches arranged in ascending and descending order. Select one: a. scale CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. b. chord c. meter d. rhythm Feedback The correct answer is: scale Question 5 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A triad built on the first note of the scale is called a _________ triad. Select one: a. first b. dominant c. tonic CorrectFEEDBACK: See pages 14 and 15. This term refers to a note that servers as a musical home base. d. subdominant Feedback The correct answer is: tonic Question 6 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Harmony describes the ______ aspect of music. Select one: a. horizontal b. vertical CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. Chords are built on three or more notes. c. perpendicular d. intangible Feedback The correct answer is: vertical Question 7 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text How many notes are in an octave? Select one: a. two b. four c. six d. eight CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. How many tentacles does an octopus have? Feedback The correct answer is: eight Question 8 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text In Western music, which note serves as a home base? Select one: a. tonic CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 15. This note serves as a home base around which the others revolve and to which they ultimately gravitate. b. sol c. triad d. octave Feedback The correct answer is: tonic Question 9 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Simple harmony can be created when a melody is accompanied by a long, sustained tone called a Select one: a. drone. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 16. This harmonic principle also occurs in some European folk music, where, for example, a bagpipe might play one or more accompanying drones to a lively dance tune. b. scale. c. polyrhythm. d. polychord. Feedback The correct answer is: drone. Question 10 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text The most common type of chord in Western music is the Select one: a. octave. b. triad. CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. Such a chord may be built on any note of the scale by combining every other note. c. polychord. d. scale. Feedback The correct answer is: triad. Question 11 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text What is produced when three or more notes are sounded together? Select one: a. melody b. rhythm c. a chord CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. These are built from a particular scale, or sequence of pitches. d. meter Feedback The correct answer is: a chord Question 12 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Which musical element can be compared to the concept of perspective in artworks? Select one: a. rhythm b. harmony CorrectFEEDBACK: See pages 14 and 15. This element describes the simultaneous combination of sounds. c. melody d. syncopation Feedback The correct answer is: harmony Question 13 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Which syllable is assigned to the fifth scale degree? Select one: a. do b. re c. fa d. sol CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. Feedback The correct answer is: sol Question 14 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Which syllable is assigned to the first scale degree? Select one: a. do CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 14. b. re c. fa d. sol Feedback The correct answer is: do Question 15 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Harmony describes the horizontal aspect of music. Select one: True False Correct Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 14. Melody is horizontal. The correct answer is 'False'. Question 16 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text Musical tension results in consonance. Select one: True False Correct Feedback FEEDBACK: See page 15. Consonance describes an agreeable-sounding combination of notes that provides a sense of relaxation and fulfillment. The correct answer is 'False'. Question 17 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text There are eight notes in an octave. Select one: True Correct False Question 1 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A _____ lowers a note a half step. Select one: a. sharp b. flat CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 18. A sharp raises a note a half step. c. microtone d. chromaticism Feedback The correct answer is: flat Question 2 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A ______ raises a note by a half step. Select one: a. sharp CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 18. A flat lowers a note a half step. b. flat c. microtone d. chromaticism Feedback The correct answer is: sharp Question 3 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text A scale comprised of 12 half steps is called a _________ scale. Select one: a. whole b. complete c. chromatic CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 17. d. diatonic Feedback The correct answer is: chromatic Question 4 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Not flaggedFlag question Question text How many major scales are there in Western music? Select one: a. 6 b. 8 c. 12 CorrectFEEDBACK: See page 21. In total, there are 24 major and minor sc...
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