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AP Music Theory: Fundamentals of Music Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. In order, the symbols shown are:

Question 2 2. How do you define a prime in a musical context?

Question 3 3. In music, frequency is a measurement of:

Question 4 4. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 5 5. In music, what's a phrase?

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Question 6 6. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 7 7. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 8 8. Which of the following are the lines of the bass clef staff?

Question 9 9.

This symbol can signify:

I. Low-pitched notes

II. High-pitched notes

III. Space notes A, C, E, G

IV. Line notes E, G, B, D, F

Question 10 10. The chromatic scale _____.

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Question 11 11. Which scale has different ascending and descending pitches?

Question 12 12.

Which of the following ways might a composer use timbre?

I. To change pitch

II. To express sounds heard in nature

III. To play louder

IV. To change the sound of the instrument

Question 13 13. The main feature of a Concerto is:

Question 14 14. How can you determine the form of a piece of music?

Question 15 15. What is the correct form analysis for this musical excerpt?

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Question 16 16. What is the correct form analysis for the following musical excerpt?

Question 17 17. Why is the natural sign used?

Question 18 18. Compared to the major scale, the natural minor scale _____.

Question 19 19. What is the correct form analysis for this excerpt?

Question 20 20. Which notes are shown in the example?

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Question 21 21. In music, what is a phrase?

Question 22 22.

This symbol signifies:

I. Low-pitched notes

II. High-pitched notes

III. Space notes A, C, E, G

IV. Line notes E, G, B, D, F

Question 23 23. Which would be an appropriate description of a typical trombone timbre?

Question 24 24. Overtones are:

Question 25 25. Identify the correct order of movements in a symphony.

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Question 26 26. How do the antecedent and consequent work?

Question 27 27. What is a 'motif'?

Question 28 28. Identify the correct analysis of Rondo form.

Question 29 29. Timbre describes:

Question 30 30. In this excerpt, how many notes are flat?

AP Music Theory: Fundamentals of Music Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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