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Music for Elementary School Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What were the first-known musical instruments made out of?

Question 2 2. What invention led to the popularity of rock and pop music?

Question 3 3. During which time period was the first opera produced?

Question 4 4. What was Louis Armstrong's nickname?

Question 5 5. What instrument is Louis Armstrong famous for playing?

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Question 6 6. Where was Louis Armstrong born?

Question 7 7. In addition to entertainment, what role did songs play in society during the American Revolution?

Question 8 8. What does ''macaroni'' refer to in the version of ''Yankee Doodle'' composed in 1842?

Question 9 9. Which of these statements about the song, Yankee Doodle, is true?

Question 10 10. ''Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'' has a time signature of:

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Question 11 11. To read music, we use the staff, which is a set of lines representing:

Question 12 12. Reading music can be used for:

Question 13 13. When the ballet Swan Lake was first performed, there was something about it that the audiences didn't like. What was it?

Question 14 14. What is the name of the sorcerer in the ballet Swan Lake?

Question 15 15. What happens to Odette and Siegfried at the end of the ballet Swan Lake?

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Question 16 16. The music of Frederic Chopin is still a part of popular culture, more than 200 years after his birth. Which of the following is NOT a way that Chopin is remembered today?

Question 17 17. Which of the following facts about Frederic Chopin is TRUE?

Question 18 18. Frederic Chopin is one of the most prolific musical composers of all time. What does the word prolific mean in this sentence?

Question 19 19. Where was Johann Sebastian Bach born?

Question 20 20. Why was Bach unable to finish the piece The Art of Fugue?

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Question 21 21. Who did Bach live with after his parents died?

Question 22 22. What was the name of the record made by Miles Davis that is one of the most important jazz records ever made?

Question 23 23. Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker were famous for developing what type of music?

Question 24 24. What instrument did musician Miles Davis play?

Question 25 25. Where were bronze trumpets and flutes played around 1500 B.C.E?

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Question 26 26. Louis Armstrong was the first African-American to write an autobiography. It was titled _____.

Question 27 27. Where do some historians believe the word ''Yankee'' in ''Yankee Doodle'' came from?

Question 28 28. Reading music is like a staircase because:

Question 29 29. In the ballet Swan Lake, the lake and all the swans on it, including Odette, are enchanted. What does this mean?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about Frederic Chopin is NOT true?

Music for Elementary School Chapter Exam Instructions

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