Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/15 On This Musical Slang Test If You Studied Music

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Do you know the different clefs?

This quiz tests your knowledge of music and terms used in the theater and concert bands to see how muh you know.

 Oct 21, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What are the two types of guitars?
Left hand and right hand
Plastic and glass
Electric and acoustic
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following is not a string instrument?
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Which term means to hold a note?
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Ritardando means ________
to slow the music gradually
to stop playing abruptly
to gradually play louder
5 of 15Pick your answer!
A series of eight notes occupying the interval between two notes is _______.
A half rest
A bass clef
An octive
6 of 15Pick your answer!
When you play piano, it means you are ________
looking for the nearest piano to play
playing loudly
playing softly
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Which symbol resembles a backwards 'S'?
Bass clef
Treble clef
8 of 15Pick your answer!
The natural sign ________.
means to act natural while playing a song
is a type of note
cancels a sharp or flat
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Where can you find a time signature?
At the beginning of a song?
Next to the title of a song on a music sheet
At the end of a song
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a staff?
A set of five horizontal lines that each represent a different pitch
A sign of royalty
A long pause
11 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following instruments is played with a reed?
French horn
12 of 15Pick your answer!
A trombone is part of the _______ family.
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following is not one of the four standard singing voices?
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What does it mean to play 'adagio'?
You are playing quick, choppy notes
You are playing notes slowly
You are not playing any notes at all
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Harmony is ________.
the principal note of a triad.
a type of brass instrument
a pleasing combination of two or three tones played together
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