Music Quiz 1 (1)

Music Quiz 1 (1)

A quiz evaluating a general knowledge of music terminology, composers, terms, etc. A mark of 8/15 is required to pass this quiz.

published on January 23, 201410 responses 0

What does the term "forte" mean?

Loud
Soft
Moderately loud
Moderately soft

Who was the "Red Priest"?

J.S. Bach
G.F. Handel
Antonio Vivaldi
W.A. Mozart

What was the name of Mozart's father and sister?

Leopold and George
George and Nannerl
Leopold and Bach
Leopold and Nannerl

What is the seventh degree of the scale?

Tonic
Leading Note
Dominant
Subdominant

Who composed "Hallelujah Chorus"?

J.S. Bach
W.A. Mozart
G.F. Handel
None of these

Which of the following defines the term "crescendo"?

Gradually get louder
Gradually get softer
Descending trajectory
None of these

Which of the following did Mozart compose?

Symphony No. 5
Canon in D Major
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Don Giovanni

What is the first and eighth degree of the scale?

Tonic
Leading note
Dominant
Mediant

Which era is composer Hildegard von Bingen from?

Renaissance
Baroque
Medieval
Modern

What do most conductors use to conduct an orchestra?

A baton
Their hands
A podium
None of these

T/F - George Sand was in a relationship with Liszt.

True
False

T/F - Tchaikovsky composed "Swan Lake"

True
False

T/F - Hendrix and Stravinsky have performed the British national anthem.

True
False

T/F - Vivaldi was Austrian.

True
False

T/F - "Diminuendo" and "decrescendo" have a very similar meaning.

True
False