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Finish

Harmony

Tempo and

Dynamics

Form

Melody

Start

Rhythm

Timbre

Finish

Harmony

Tempo and

Dynamics

Form

Melody

Start

Rhythm

Timbre

This game will take you through the Elements of

Music. Click on the first box. Read through the information on the screen, and click on the BEST of the choices. Be careful, though. If you choose the wrong answer, you’ll be taken back to the initial screen, and you’ll have to start over!

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Which of the following is the best definition for Melody?

The main tune/theme of a piece of music.

A combination of short and long notes combined with moments of silence.

What are the 5 lines of the treble clef staff going up from the bottom line?

G,B,D,F,A

E,G,B,D,F

What is the name of the staff when you combine the treble and bass clef staves

together?

Grand Staff

Total Staff

Which of the following is the C Major Scale?

C,D,E,F,G,A,B,C

C,D,E,F,G

A Sharp in front of a note means you do what to the pitch?

Raises it a half step

Lowers it a half step

Go to harmony

Two or more notes played at the same time is called what?

Notes

Chord

Key Signature

What is a chord that has three notes and the notes are the interval of a third apart?

Triad

Octave

Scale

Keys are divided into two big groups – they are…

Major and

Minor

Perfect and

Minor

Major and

Perfect

Which note of a triad gives it its name?

The root

(bottom note)

Fifth

(top note)

Third

(middle note)

Which of these is true of an arpeggio?

The notes are played individually

There are 4 notes

The notes include sharps or flats

Go to

Tempo and

Dynamics.

What is the definition of tempo?

The speed of a piece of music

How loud or soft a piece of music is

What dynamic marking means “very loud”?

FF

PP

What term means to gradually slow down?

Ritardando

Accelerando

Which word below means to gradually get louder?

Forte

Accelerando

Crescendo

Adagio

Which of the following would be the fastest tempo marking?

Moderato

Allegro

Piano

Go to form.

What is the definition of form?

Verse and Chorus Speed of Music

Specific sound for instrument or voice

Blueprint of a piece of music

Which of these is

NOT

an actual form?

Binary Form

Singular Form

Ternary Form

The radio version of Binary Form is:

A, B

Verse, chorus

Beginning, End

ABACA is a common layout for what form?

Polyphony

Rondo

Theme and

Variation

How many movements does a symphony have?

3

4

Go to

Rhythm.

In a time signature, what does the TOP number tell us?

A

What kind of note gets ONE beat

B

How many beats are there in each measure

What kind of a note is worth 4 beats

In 4/4 time?

A

Half Note

B

Quarter Note

C

Whole Note

A

When you add a dot to the end of a note, what does that do to the length of the note?

Takes half of the value of the note away

B

It changes nothing

C

Adds half of the value of the note to the length to make it longer

A

Six

How many beats are there in a measure of 6/8?

B

Eight

C

Fourteen

Which of the following would add up to

5 total beats?

B

4 eighth notes

A

2 eighth notes

4 sixteenth notes

3 quarter notes

4 sixteenth notes

3 quarter nootes

C

3 eighth notes

2 quarter notes

4 sixteenth notes

A

3/4

B

3/8

C

3/1

What time signature would have 3 beats in a measure with a

HALF

note worth one beat?

D

4/3

E

2/3

F

3/2

Go to After the

Timbre.

What section of instruments does the oboe belong to?

Percussion

Woodwind

Brass

What voice part in a chorus is the highest sounding?

Tenor Alto

Soprano

Which of the following is a nonpitched percussion instrument?

Timpani

Temple Blocks

Xylophone

This woodwind instrument is made of metal, uses a single reed, and is used in jazz music.

Clarinet

Saxophone

Flute

The trumpet belongs to which family?

string

brass

woodwind

Finish

You have finished the “Elements of

Music” Multiple Choice Quiz.

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