"Equipping Local Church Musicians for the Work of the Ministry"
1. The vocal folds should _______ as you sing higher.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers
2. The singer's instrument is _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture
his voice and resonators
his vocal cords
his head to his chest
3. Please identify this portion of the conducting pattern diagram.
Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns
Flick of the wrist
4. Adding the natural 7th note to the V chord makes a ____ chord.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths
5. Music notation is inadequate to describe the full range of musical expression possible within a piece of music.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling
6. The diaphragm contracts only on _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm
7. Identify the name of the major key.
Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures
8. The Bible teaches that for a Christian to obtain wisdom, he should _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 8: Developing Discernment
Read many books
Meditate a lot
Use his imagination
Pray for it
9. The most commonly used conducting patterns are _____.
Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse
4, 6, 9
3, 4, 6
1, 2, 3
2, 3, 4
3, 4, 5
6, 9, 12
10. In the following figure, the highlighted note would be sung by the _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 9: Singing Parts
11. How many beats does a dotted half note get?
Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm
12. What musical instrument indicates the moving of God?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music
13. The following pattern is an example of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures
14. A _____ combines the time values of two notes across a bar line.
Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests
15. Two pitches that are spelled differently but sound the same are called _____ tones.
Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals
16. The _____ beat patterns can be used in slow, compound meter songs.
Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns
6, 9, 12
4, 9, 12
1, 2, 3
2, 3, 4
4, 5, 6
5, 7, 9
17. The letter "p" in music notation means _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents
18. The epiglottis closes when ______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism
19. A good rule of thumb is to use one of your little fingers to play the color notes.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes
20. The following notes in the major key of C move by _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement
Skipping around within the tonic triad
Moving stepwise within the scale
Staying on the same pitch
21. Music standards should be based on _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader
22. Notes that are spelled differently, but sound the same, are called _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes
23. We should strive for excellence because _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing
excellence is everything
it is the right thing to do
we need people to be impressed by our talent
people will want to hear us sing more
we will appeal more to intellectual people
we present a picture of who God is
24. The key signature indicates _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation
The letter name of one line or space on the staff
A repeated section
The rhythmic value of each measure
How fast or slow the song goes
The scale used in the song
The end of the song
25. Name the following rest.
Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets
26. When substituting chords, try to make the altered chord progression move by _____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions
Fifths or thirds
Octaves or sevenths
Steps or sixths
Seconds or thirds
Fifths or steps
Fourths or fifths
27. To mimic _____, music will move slowly.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks
28. Doubling should mostly be avoided, except when doubling the ____ note.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 5: Voicing
29. A simple way to add rhythmic variety to a song is to change the ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 7: Technical Treatments
30. A Secondary Dominant chord most often progresses to the chord a ____ below it.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function
31. When holding out notes with the left hand, the right hand should _____.
Conducting, Lesson 7: The Left Hand
Hold up the left hand
Indicate the next preparatory beat
Continue the beat pattern
Mirror the left hand
Drop to the conductor's side
32. The "inner smile" is really only helpful when singing _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance
in the whistle register
in head voice
33. A flat sign means to _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing
Lower the pitch a half step
Raise the pitch a half step
Carry the note over
Cancel previous accidentals
34. A "cadence" is a short passage of a song that catches attention and is often repeated and used in various ways through the song.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 8: Hooks
35. Name the note.
Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names
36. Focus on Christ and the message of the song to avoid _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message
losing your mind
locking your knees
37. Vowels that move from one sound to another are called _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing
38. Name the following rest.
Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes
39. Which of the following should cause all performers to breathe together?
Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending
Flick of the wrist
40. The _______ can be used to help the singer focus the sound.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production
41. How many quarter notes fit in the same time as a whole note?
Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse
42. Which type of music tends to appeal more to better educated people?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance
43. It is obvious from Scripture that Old Testament musicians never practiced.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward
44. Identify the movement of the following pitches in the major key of C.
Sight Singing, Lesson 7: Other Intervals
Movement to the 7th note of the scale
Skipping within the tonic triad
Skipping within the supertonic triad
Stepwise within the scale
45. Which of the following means "broadly, very slow?"
Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings
46. A diminshed interval is a half step smaller than what interval?
Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals
47. Another name for the first note of the scale is the _____ note.
Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales
48. The conductor should _____ like a singer.
Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting
49. Which of the following should not be expressed by Christian music?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?
50. According to Scripture, which musical activity does God the Father participate in?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible
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