1. The "inner smile" is really only helpful when singing _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance]
    low notes    in the whistle register
    high notes    softly
    in head voice    mid-range notes

2. The singer's head shoud be _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture]
    held to one side    held with chin lifted
    neither forward nor back    held with chin down
    held back    held forward

3. Which of the following should not characterize the relationship of the music to the text?
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks]
    Agree with    Oppose
    Enhance    Illustrate
    Support    Beautify

4. The preparatory beat sets the correct _____ for the piece.
     [Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending]
    Pattern and scope    Pitch and timbre
    Tempo and dynamics    Lead-in and cut-off
    Warmup and attack    Posture and stance

5. Joshua mistook the sound of singing (associated with idol worship), with the noise of _____.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible]
    Orchestra    Prophesying
    Water    War
    Minstrels    Wind

6. Before going to _____, Jesus sang with his disciples.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing]
    heaven    the Sea of Galilee
    Lasarus' tomb    the cross
    Bethany    the temple

7. The set of 5 horizontal lines used to notate music is called a _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation]
    Measure    Bar line
    Brace    Clef
    Staff    Key

8. A curved line that connects two notes across a bar line is called a _____.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm]
    Beam    Slur
    Tie    Fermata
    Syncopation    Brace

9. How many half steps make up a minor third?
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function]
    2    4
    6    5
    3    1

10. Rallantando means _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings]
    More    Slowing down
    Extremely fast    Free adjustment of tempo
    Speeding up    Less

11. It is obvious from Scripture that Old Testament musicians never practiced.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward]
    False    True

12. In the following figure, the highlighted note would be sung by the _____.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 9: Singing Parts]
    Sopranos    Baritones
    Altos    Second Sopranos
    Tenors    Basses

13. Picture your throat as a _______, not a _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm]
    freeway, alleyway    doorway, hallway
    highway, sidewalk    sidewalk, highway
    alleyway, freeway    hallway, doorway

14. The letter "f" is used to idicate that the performer is to _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents]
    Be expressive    Go slow
    Go fast    Be loud
    Be soft    Accent the note

15. Saul "was made well" by the harp playing of David. This was a _____ affect.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music]
    Mental    Spiritual
    Psychological    Physical
    Intellectual    Emotional

16. Another word for the musical pulse is ______.
     [Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting]
    Rebound    Ictus
    Takt    Tone
    Heart    Lead-in

17. Which of the following is not a part of a music note?
     [Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests]
    Apostrophe    Flag
    Dot    Stem
    Beam    Head

18. Jeduthan is another name for _____.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 5: Music in the Church]
    Chenanaiah    David
    Heman    Jahaziel
    Asaph    Ethan

19. While waiting through an instrumental interlude, a choral conductor may wish to use _____ gestures.
     [Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures]
    Small    Staccato
    Syncopated    Dead
    Legato    Melded

20. Previous accidentals can be canceled out by the addition of a _____.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals]
    Natural sign    Clef sign
    Minus sign    Sharp sign
    Flat sign    Dynamic marking

21. The ______ is/are shaped like the letter "V."
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism]
    trachea    epiglottis
    vocal folds    cricoid cartilage
    larynx    Adam's apple

22. Identify the interval.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals]
    Sixth    Fourth
    Third    Second
    Prime    Fifth

23. Subdividing the main beat into two parts gives us _____.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets]
    Eighth notes    Sixteenth notes
    Whole notes    Half notes
    Triplets    Quarter notes

24. _______ means the muscles controlling the vocal folds are not usually controlled directly through concious thought.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production]
    "Voluntary"    "Free"
    "Unconscious"    "Non-volitional"
    "Volitional"    "Relaxed"

25. The "tritone" is an interval determined by ____.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions]
    A diminished third    3 half steps
    An augmented third    3 major thirds
    3 minor thirds    3 whole steps

26. Simple meter means the main beat is subdivided into _____ parts.
     [Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse]
    2    6
    4    8
    5    3

27. The term for performing smooth and connected is _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing]
    Staccato    Carry over
    Cesura    Legato
    Accidental    Marcato

28. If a key signature has 4 sharps, which notes are sharped?
     [Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures]
    FCGD    GDAE
    CGDA    ACED
    BADC    BEAD

29. In 4/4 time, the following note receives 2 beats.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes]
    True    False

30. The type of note used (whole note, quarter note, etc.) indicates it's _____.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse]
    Relative volume level    Relative pitch value
    Absolute volume level    Absolute pitch value
    Absolute time value    Relative time value

31. Always strive for the most complete contrasts (from one extreme to the other) in your song arrangements.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 7: Technical Treatments]
    True    False

32. Falsetto singing sounds _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers]
    low    resonant
    connected    breathy
    mixed    zipped up

33. The person who claims to serve no one is a slave to _____.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader]
    His spouse    The Bible
    His own passions    His parents
    His boss    God

34. Which of these is NOT a good use of the left hand?
     [Conducting, Lesson 7: The Left Hand]
    Indicate separate cut-offs    Move it in the same direction as the right hand
    Indicate entrances    Mirror the right hand
    Cue for movement within parts    Help carry a note over

35. Identify the movement of the following pitches in the major key of C.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 7: Other Intervals]
    Other    Stepwise within the scale
    Skipping within the supertonic triad    Same pitch
    Skipping within the tonic triad    Movement to the 7th note of the scale

36. The conductor can emphasize certain beats by _____.
     [Conducting, Lesson 8: Other Body Language]
    Twisting the head slightly    Nodding on the beat
    Tilting the head slightly    Bringing the head back slightly
    Raising the shoulders slightly    Bobbing the head with the beat

37. The Bible teaches that for a Christian to obtain wisdom, he should _____.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 8: Developing Discernment]
    Think hard    Pray for it
    Meditate a lot    Use his imagination
    Read many books    Teach others

38. A "natural" sound is the same as a completely accurate sound.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling]
    True    False

39. Identify the number of steps between the two notes.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes]
    2    3
    1 1/2    1/2
    1    2 1/2

40. A lead sheet is printed music containing only ____.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 6: Step Progressions]
    Lyrics    A hymn arrangement
    Melody line    Chord progressions
    Chord numbers    Melody line and chords

41. Diphthongs are sounds that move from one _______ to another.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing]
    location    syllable
    resonation location    consonant
    pitch    vowel

42. Which of the following is NOT one of the purposes of a hook?
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 8: Hooks]
    Better congregational accompaniment    Transposition
    Bridge a change in style    Incorporating a pattern throughout the song
    Ending    Interlude between verses

43. Which of the following should not be expressed by Christian music?
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?]
    Worship    Commitment
    Thanksgiving    Praise
    Joy    Sensuality

44. Name the note.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names]
    C    B
    A    D
    E    F

45. We should strive for balance between the _____ and the transcendental.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance]
    Physical    Emotional
    Factual    Mediocre
    Practical    Spiritual

46. The singer should _______ the listeners.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message]
    thank    impress
    entertain    amuse
    collect fees from    make eye contact with

47. Please identify this portion of the conducting pattern.
     [Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns]
    Ictus    Cut-off
    Flick of the wrist    Lead-in
    Downbeat    Rebound

48. What is the scale number of the following note in a major key?
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales]
    7    3
    2    1
    4    6

49. Which of the following does NOT help build church unity?
     [Conducting, Lesson 9: Congregational Song Leading]
    Starting the song together    Sitting together
    Standing together    Stopping the song together
    Singing vigorously together    Memorizing the song

50. Adding any one of the available color notes to a chord will always make it sound good.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes]
    False    True