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African Art & Music Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT true about the history of African tribal art?

Question 2 2. What is raffia?

Question 3 3. What are some elements often found in the costumes worn during African dances?

Question 4 4. What is unique about the way that kente cloth is woven?

Question 5 5. Kente is a word that describes which textile production method?

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Question 6 6. What is the purpose of the famous Egyptian Sphinx?

Question 7 7. Why do African masks from the Baule tribe have circular faces?

Question 8 8. Which Egyptian instrument was made of a cylindrical metal tube with a flared bell?

Question 9 9. There are several basic kinds of African masks. One type fits over the entire head, covering the wearer's face and hair. Which kind of mask is this?

Question 10 10. African American painters of the 19th century largely focused on what?

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Question 11 11. In the 1920s, a style of music called _____ developed that blended sounds from African cultures like the Xhosa and Zulu with jazz. Played on a keyboard, it influenced several later styles.

Question 12 12. What is the most common melody structure in West African music?

Question 13 13. What is ancestor worship and how does it relate to African masks?

Question 14 14. Why is the dundun called a talking drum?

Question 15 15. Which instrument sometimes has a connection to mourning and funeral customs in the African cultures in which it's played?

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Question 16 16. The following image is an example of one of the oldest known African statues. It is made from which of the following materials?

Question 17 17. How is kente cloth made?

Question 18 18. Some of the formations commonly found in African dances are _____.

Question 19 19. Kente cloth is most notably produced in which nation?

Question 20 20. Evidence of Egyptian weaving has been discovered in all of the following examples, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21. Which Egyptian god came in the form of a jackal and was often included in ancient artworks?

Question 22 22. Why are African mask artists held in high regard?

Question 23 23. What Egyptian instrument was sometimes made of metal and shaped like a Y with a closed top?

Question 24 24. The horns on a very geometric style of mask called a goli mask, made by the Baule of Ghana and the Ivory Coast, stand for which of the following ideas?

Question 25 25. Which of these artists developed a major reputation as a modern artist of the late 20th century/early 21st century?

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Question 26 26. In South Africa, many African people were forced to live in _____, areas on the edge of cities like Johannesburg where economic opportunities were few and where life was hard. But they were also places where vibrant musical traditions developed.

Question 27 27. What is a hemiola?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about African masks is NOT true?

Question 29 29. When playing a bougarabou, why do audiences sometimes hear a sound similar to a tambourine?

Question 30 30. Which of the following instruments is made by taking a dried, hollowed out gourd and covering it with a net into which beads have been woven?

African Art & Music Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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