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Band Semester Exam Review



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The space between two notes is called a(n)
a.
Tetrachord
c.
Arpeggio
b.
Chord
d.
Interval
 

 2. 

The key signature for D major contains
a.
3 sharps
c.
2 sharps
b.
1 flat
d.
2 flats
 

 3. 

Which bar has the flats in the correct order?
                 1                  2                    3                     4
mc003-1.jpg
a.
3
c.
2
b.
1
d.
4
 

 4. 

Name the key or scale that matches the key signature shown.
mc004-1.jpg
a.
F
c.
D
b.
C
d.
G
 

 5. 

The minor key signature shown is:
mc005-1.jpg
a.
B-flat minor
c.
E minor
b.
D minor
d.
G minor
 

 6. 

The musical term accelerando means:
a.
Staccato
c.
Accent
b.
Getting faster
d.
Getting slower
 

 7. 

Which minor scale has 1flat in it’s key signature?
a.
g minor
c.
a minor
b.
d minor
d.
f minor
 

 8. 

The interval shown is a:
mc008-1.jpg
a.
Fourth
c.
Sixth
b.
Seventh
d.
Fifth
 

 9. 

Which scale is represented below?
mc009-1.jpg
a.
F major
c.
C major
b.
Bb major
d.
Ab major
 

 10. 

Tempo I is an indication to:
a.
Slow down
c.
Return to the first or original tempo
b.
Accent the downbeats
d.
Play as fast as possible
 

 11. 

When written in groups, eighth and sixteenth notes are connected by a
a.
beam
c.
flag
b.
stem
d.
bar
 

 12. 

A complete musical idea, usually four measures long is called a
a.
triad
c.
measure
b.
phrase
d.
staff
 

 13. 

A half note is equal in value to
a.
1 whole note
c.
4 eighth notes
b.
4 quarter notes
d.
4 sixteenth notes
 

 14. 

The key signature for Eb major contains
a.
3 flats
c.
2 flats
b.
1 flat
d.
1 sharp
 

 15. 

F-A-C-E are the names of the spaces for which clef?
a.
mc015-1.jpg
c.
mc015-3.jpg
b.
mc015-2.jpg
d.
mc015-4.jpg
 

 16. 

The clef symbol placed at the beginning of a line of music establishes the names of the
a.
lines and spaces
c.
rests
b.
crescendos
d.
beats
 

 17. 

Which scale is represented below?
mc017-1.jpg
a.
Ab major
c.
C major
b.
Bb major
d.
Eb major
 

 18. 

Which minor scale has 2 flats in it’s key signature?
a.
g minor
c.
a minor
b.
d minor
d.
f minor
 

 19. 

What note is a half step above the note shown?
mc019-1.jpg
a.
E-flat
c.
F
b.
F-flat
d.
D-flat
 

 20. 

Notes that are played short and detached are called
a.
marcato
c.
accented
b.
staccato
d.
tenuto
 

 21. 

What is the enharmonic equivalent of the example?
mc021-1.jpg
a.
G-flat
c.
D-sharp
b.
E-sharp
d.
E
 

 22. 

Which example is counted correctly?
mc022-1.jpg
a.
C
c.
D
b.
A
d.
B
 

 23. 

Name the scale degree of the indicated note:
mc023-1.jpg
a.
four
c.
three
b.
five
d.
two
 

 24. 

mc024-1.jpgThis excerpt begins at what dynamic level?
a.
loud
c.
medium soft
b.
soft
d.
medium loud
 

 25. 

q =80 is an indication of:
a.
Style
c.
Tempo
b.
Dynamics
d.
Tone
 

 26. 

G-B-D-F-A are the names of the lines for which clef?
a.
mc026-1.jpg
c.
mc026-3.jpg
b.
mc026-2.jpg
d.
mc026-4.jpg
 

 27. 

Which scale is represented below?
mc027-1.jpg
a.
F major
c.
C major
b.
D major
d.
G major
 

 28. 

The musical term mosso means:
a.
Louder
c.
Movement or motion
b.
Slower
d.
Softer
 

 29. 

mc029-1.jpgThe performer should begin to crescendo in measure
a.
5
c.
11
b.
13
d.
4
 

 30. 

Which minor scale has no sharps or flats in it’s key signature?
a.
a minor
c.
b minor
b.
g minor
d.
c minor
 

 31. 

The musical term molto means:
a.
Somewhat
c.
A little
b.
Much
d.
Less
 

 32. 

Which minor scale has 1 sharp in it’s key signature?
a.
d minor
c.
a minor
b.
e minor
d.
g minor
 

 33. 

The minor key signature shown is:
mc033-1.jpg
a.
F minor
c.
D minor
b.
D-sharp minor
d.
E minor
 

 34. 

A-C-E-G are the names of the spaces for which clef?
a.
mc034-1.jpg
c.
mc034-3.jpg
b.
mc034-2.jpg
d.
mc034-4.jpg
 

 35. 

What is the enharmonic equivalent of the example?
mc035-1.jpg
a.
C-sharp
c.
D-flat
b.
E-flat
d.
E
 

 36. 

The key signature for Bb major contains
a.
3 flats
c.
2 flats
b.
1 flat
d.
1 sharp
 

 37. 

mc037-1.jpgThis excerpt is in the key of
a.
Bb
c.
F
b.
C
d.
G
 

 38. 

Individual eighth notes have a ___________ on their stem to prevent them from being confused with quarter notes.
a.
beam
c.
flag
b.
stem
d.
bar
 

 39. 

The first, third and fifth notes of a minor scale form a:
a.
Major triad
c.
Augmented triad
b.
Diminished triad
d.
Minor triad
 

 40. 

Which metronome marking is used with the term allegro in 4/4?
a.
q = 120-168
c.
q = 40-60
b.
q = 66-76
d.
q = 168-200
 

 41. 

Which bar has the sharps in the correct order?
                 1                  2                   3                 4
mc041-1.jpg
a.
1
c.
3
b.
2
d.
4
 

 42. 

Name the scale degree of the indicated note:
mc042-1.jpg
a.
four
c.
three
b.
two
d.
seven
 

 43. 

4/4 means:
a.
Four beats to the bar and the quarter note gets two beats
c.
Four beats to the bar and the half note gets one beat
b.
Four beats to the bar and the eighth note gets one beat
d.
Four beats to the bar and the quarter note gets one beat
 

 44. 

What scale would you use to play this melody?
mc044-1.jpg
a.
D major
c.
B harmonic minor
b.
B natural minor
d.
G major
 

 45. 

The musical term rallentando means:
a.
Play softer
c.
Play louder
b.
Gradually get faster
d.
Gradually get slower
 

 46. 

Based on the key, the triad shown is:
mc046-1.jpg
a.
Major
c.
Augmented
b.
Diminished
d.
Minor
 

 47. 

What scale would you use to play this melody?
mc047-1.jpg
a.
G major
c.
E natural minor
b.
F-sharp major
d.
E harmonic minor
 

 48. 

The number of beats in a measure is determined by the
a.
key signature
c.
clef
b.
time signature
d.
title
 

 49. 

What note is a whole step above the note shown?
mc049-1.jpg
a.
B-flat
c.
B-sharp
b.
C
d.
C-sharp
 

 50. 

mc050-1.jpg
Which measure would be counted as (1) & 2 & 3 4?
a.
22
c.
8
b.
4
d.
11
 

 51. 

Based on the key, the triad shown is:
mc051-1.jpg
a.
Minor
c.
Diminished
b.
Major
d.
Augmented
 

 52. 

What note is a whole step above the note shown?
mc052-1.jpg
a.
G-sharp
c.
G
b.
A-flat
d.
A
 

 53. 

The musical term poco means:
a.
Little
c.
Soft
b.
Similar
d.
Loud
 

 54. 

Name the key or scale that matches the key signature shown.
mc054-1.jpg
a.
E-flat
c.
F
b.
B-flat
d.
C
 

 55. 

The interval shown is a:
mc055-1.jpg
a.
Fourth
c.
Second
b.
Third
d.
Fifth
 

 56. 

mc056-1.jpgThe opening volume level of this excerpt is
a.
loud
c.
very loud
b.
medium loud
d.
very soft
 

 57. 

The musical term Maestoso means:
a.
In a singing style
c.
Slow
b.
Fast
d.
Majestic
 

 58. 

Which example has staccato notation?
mc058-1.jpg
a.
D
c.
A
b.
B
d.
C
 

 59. 

What note is a half step above the note shown?
mc059-1.jpg
a.
D-sharp
c.
D-flat
b.
C-flat
d.
D
 

 60. 

A whole note is equal in value to
a.
2 quarter notes
c.
4 eighth notes
b.
4 quarter notes
d.
3 half notes
 

 61. 

The first, third and fifth notes of a major scale form a:
a.
Minor triad
c.
Augmented triad
b.
Diminished triad
d.
Major triad
 

 62. 

The first flat to be used in a key signature is always
a.
Eb
c.
Bb
b.
Ab
d.
Db
 

 63. 

Which example has a fermata?
mc063-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
B
b.
D
d.
C
 

 64. 

Which example has a crescendo notated?
mc064-1.jpg
a.
B
c.
C
b.
D
d.
A
 

 65. 

The interval shown is a:
mc065-1.jpg
a.
Fifth
c.
Second
b.
Third
d.
Sixth
 

 66. 

There is only a half step between which pairs of notes?
a.
E-F
c.
G-A
b.
C-D
d.
F-G
 

 67. 

Name the key or scale that matches the key signature shown.
mc067-1.jpg
a.
B-flat
c.
F
b.
D
d.
E-flat
 

 68. 

Name the key or scale that matches the key signature shown.
mc068-1.jpg
a.
D
c.
A
b.
F
d.
E
 

 69. 

The term a tempo means:
a.
Return to letter A
c.
Return to original tempo
b.
Gradually slow down
d.
Gradually speed up
 

 70. 

What is the pattern of whole (W) and half (H) steps in a major scale?
mc070-1.jpg
a.
W-W-H-W-W-W-H
c.
W-H-W-W-W-H-W
b.
W-W-W-H-W-W-H
d.
W-W-H-W-H-W-H
 

 71. 

E-G-B-D-F are the names of the lines for which clef?
a.
mc071-1.jpg
c.
mc071-3.jpg
b.
mc071-2.jpg
d.
mc071-4.jpg
 

 72. 

What is the enharmonic equivalent of the example?
mc072-1.jpg
a.
A-flat
c.
A
b.
G-flat
d.
F-sharp
 

 73. 

Which example is counted correctly?
mc073-1.jpg
a.
C
c.
D
b.
A
d.
B
 

 74. 

The minor key signature shown is:
mc074-1.jpg
a.
B minor
c.
C minor
b.
G minor
d.
A minor
 

 75. 

Which example is a major scale?
mc075-1.jpg
a.
D
c.
A
b.
C
d.
B
 



 
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