1. The church music education program should focus first on encouraging singing in the _____.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 5: Music in the Church]
    Car    School
    Worship service    Choir
    Sunday School    Home

2. Flexible, active lips and tongue help the singer produce clear _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing]
    pitches    notes
    phrases    vowels
    diphthongs    consonants

3. Name the following rest.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes]
    Quarter rest    Whole rest
    Sixteenth rest    Eighth rest
    Half rest

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

5. Which type of music is more likely to be self-accompanied?
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance]
    Classical music    Folk music

6. When substituting chords, try to make the altered chord progression move by _____.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions]
    Seconds or thirds    Fifths or thirds
    Fourths or fifths    Octaves or sevenths
    Fifths or steps    Steps or sixths

7. There are no musical instruments ever mentioned in the New Testament.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible]
    False    True

8. According to 1 Chronicles 25:7, there were _____ musicians who were "instructed in the songs of the Lord."
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward]
    822    28
    282    88
    82    288

9. Name the pair of enharmonic notes.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes]
    A#, Gb    F#, G#
    D#, Cb    Bb, C#
    Eb, Fb    C#, Db

10. 9th, b9th, #9th, #11th, 13th, and b13th notes are possible color notes for a ____ chord.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes]
    Dominant    Minor 7th
    Major 6th    Diminished 7th
    Major 7th    Half Diminished 7th

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

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

13. Identify the name of the major key.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures]
    C    F
    Db    Eb
    G    Bb

14. How many half notes fit in the same time as a whole note?
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse]
    5    6
    4    2
    3    1

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

16. Humility is an act of your will.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?]
    False    True

17. A dot on a note adds _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests]
    1/4 of the original note's time value    2 beats
    3 beats    1 beat
    2 times the original note's value    1/2 of the original note's time value

18. The _____ of a song speaks to our will and our spirit
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks]
    Melody    Performance practices
    Movement    Rhythm
    Motions    Harmony

19. The bump on the front of the throat that indicates the position of the larynx is called the _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism]
    esophagus    Hyoid bone
    epiglottis    uvula
    Adam's apple    trachea

20. The cesura indicates that the performer is to _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing]
    Hold the syllable through two or more pitches    Raise the pitch
    Lower the pitch    Not breathe
    Pause momentarily    Breathe

21. A saved person is taught spiritual truth by ____.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader]
    Newspapers    A tutor
    The Holy Spirit    His conscience
    College professors    Library books

22. In 4/4 time, the following note receives _____ beat(s).
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets]
    2    1
    4    1/2
    1/4    8

23. The singer must remove anything that would distract from the _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message]
    message of the song    lifestyle of the performer
    good feelings communicated by the song    respect for the singer
    memorization of the material    performance of the melody

24. Identify the curved line in the following figure.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm]
    Bird's eye    Bar line
    Fermata    Slur
    Brace    Tie

25. The shoulders should be _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture]
    held firmly back and down    riding high
    allowed to rise and fall when singing    held with one higher than the other
    held forward    held with one in front of the other

26. The pitch of a note can be raised a half step by the addition of a _____.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals]
    Repeat sign    Sharp sign
    Natural sign    Clef sign
    Flat sign    Raiser sign

27. The purpose of a cut-off is to ____ the sound.
     [Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending]
    Stop    Fill
    Create    Soften
    Start    Hold

28. The staccato mark means _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents]
    Gradually get louder    Short and detached
    More forceful    Gradually get softer
    Strongly accented    Give the note it's full time value

29. The purpose of a clef sign is to indicate _____.
     [Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation]
    The scale used in a song    The rhythmic value of each measure
    How fast or slow a song is to go    A repeated section
    The ending section    The letter name of one line or space on a staff

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

31. The time signature immediately follows the _____.
     [Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse]
    Clef sign    Flat sign
    Staff    End bracket
    Key signature    Sharp sign

32. All of our singing should be directed to ______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing]
    God    the lost
    the will    the heart
    the mind    the emotions

33. Which chord is naturally diminished in any given major key?
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function]
    vii (dim)    v (dim)
    iii (dim)    vi (dim)
    iv (dim)    ii (dim)

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

35. Notes above number 8 should be numbered 2, 3, 4, etc.
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement]
    True    False

36. The singer should maintain a feeling of _______ when singing.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production]
    open, suspended breath    tongue pressure
    vocal pressure    throat closure
    abdominal pressure    rigid chest muscles

37. Spreading out the notes in a chord over larger intervals is called ____ voicing.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 5: Voicing]
    Complex    Short
    Open    Closed
    Tall    Simple

38. Internal suction is created when the diaphragm _______.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm]
    squeezes    wiggles
    relaxes    vibrates
    contracts    pushes

39. At the dedication of Solomon's temple, there were _____ trumpet players.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music]
    2    120
    1,002    12
    20    21

40. Music notation is inadequate to describe the full range of musical expression possible within a piece of music.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling]
    True    False

41. The conductor's hand should NOT be held primarily _____.
     [Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting]
    With relaxed fingers    Palm downward
    With curved fingers    Thumb and index finger together
    Palm upward    With a flexible wrist

42. Resonance occurs in the open spaces and _______ surrounding the vocal mechanism.
     [Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance]
    fatty tissues    ligaments
    hard structures    internal organs
    skin    muscle tissues

43. In the chord progression ii-#I7-I, the #I7 is a substitute for a ____ chord.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 6: Step Progressions]
    IV7    iii7
    XI7    bVI7
    V7    vii (dim) 7

44. What is the scale number of the following note in a major key?
     [Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales]
    2    6
    3    7
    8    5

45. A simple way to add rhythmic variety to a song is to change the ____.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 7: Technical Treatments]
    Key signature    Piano bench
    Scale degrees    Color notes
    Melody placement    Time signature

46. "Diatonic" refers to notes that ____.
     [Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths]
    Make up a vii (dim) chord    Are the 7th note in a scale
    No longer exist    Are part of an altered chord
    Have an accidental    Occur naturally in the key

47. To be relevant to the culture is to be relevant to the purposes of God.
     [Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 8: Developing Discernment]
    True    False

48. Which of these would be a common grouping of beats within a 5 beat pattern?
     [Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns]
    3+2    2.5+2.5
    0+5    4+1
    5+0    1+4

49. Congregational song leaders should keep accurate records of _____.
     [Conducting, Lesson 9: Congregational Song Leading]
    Sermon topics used    Time signatures used
    Church attendance    Key signatures used
    Songs used and dates used    Instrumentalists used

50. Making the conducting pattern larger or smaller indicates a change in _____.
     [Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures]
    Accents    Syncopation
    Smoothness    Tempo
    Note length    Dynamics