"Equipping Local Church Musicians for the Work of the Ministry"
1. In 4/4 time, what kind of note receives 1/2 beat?
Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets
2. A _____ is simply a flag shared between two notes.
Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests
3. The breathing apparatus should be free to provide _______ and _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture
volume, tonal support
4. Identify the movement of the following pitches in the major key of C.
Sight Singing, Lesson 7: Other Intervals
Skipping within the tonic triad
Skipping within the supertonic triad
Movement to the 7th note of the scale
Stepwise within the scale
5. Notes that are sung in the upper part of the singer's range are said to be sung in _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance
6. Who sang at creation?
Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing
The land and seas
The "morning stars"
God the Father
7. The term that means to "speed up" is _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings
Poco a poco
8. A prerequisite to performing music that is "special" is to make technique subconscious.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling
9. Music apart from the words can be judged for it's moral content.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks
10. Create a subtext using your _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message
11. The following sign indicates the _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation
End of the song
12. The Minor 7th in a chord can be identified as the note ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths
A step higher than the root
Two half steps lower than the root
A half step lower than the root
A fifth above the root
A fifth below the root
Two half steps higher than the root
13. "Voice box" is another term for the _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism
14. A triad consists of ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function
Three notes a fifth apart
Three notes separated by a second
The three main chords in one song
Three notes in the space of one beat
Three notes moving up the scale melodically
Three notes separated by a third
15. Identify the number of steps between the two notes.
Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes
16. To conduct the ____, you must determine what beat the song begins on.
Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending
17. 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
Octaves or sevenths
Fourths or fifths
Steps or sixths
Fifths or steps
18. Which of the following is the loudest marking
Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents
19. A psalm is a song containing _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 8: Developing Discernment
The words of Scripture
20. Name the note.
Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names
21. Who is called the "father of all such as handle the harp and organ?"
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible
22. "Voicing" refers to the position of the notes in a chord on the keyboard.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 5: Voicing
23. We are only able to serve _____ master(s).
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader
24. A chord progression that moves up or down by whole or half steps is called a ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 6: Step Progressions
25. The primary cut-off motion looks like _____.
Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting
Half the height of a downbeat
A looping or pinching motion
A vertical or downward motion
An upward bounce
26. A time signature of 4/2 means _____.
Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse
Two beats per measure
Two quarter notes per measure
Four half notes per measure
Eight beats per measure
Four quarter notes per measure
Two whole notes per measure
27. Please identify this portion of the conducting pattern diagram.
Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns
Flick of the wrist
28. The musical style does not need to be appropriate for the audience.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance
29. How many quarter notes fit in the same time as a whole note?
Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse
30. Identify the interval.
Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals
31. Which of the following is NOT one of the purposes of a hook?
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 8: Hooks
Better congregational accompaniment
Incorporating a pattern throughout the song
Bridge a change in style
Interlude between verses
32. The following notes in the major key of C move by _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement
Skipping around within the tonic triad
Staying on the same pitch
Moving stepwise within the scale
33. An apostrophe above the music indicates the performer is to _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing
Lower the pitch
Raise the pitch
Hold the pitch
34. Good breathing technique creates a larger range of possible _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm
35. Identify the following figure.
Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm
Eighth note triplet
Quarter note triplet
Three note chord
36. Identify the name of the major key.
Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures
37. The advanced compound meter conducting patterns are characterized by _____.
Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns
Rounded rebounds following off beats
Larger lead-ins to the main beats
Very fast motions
38. There is no flat/sharp note between notes _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals
39. Singing a very nasal "nay" up and down the scale will help the singer _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production
relax the larynx
focus the sound
fry the voice
balance breath support
clear the throat
keep on pitch
40. At the dedication of Solomon's temple, there were _____ trumpet players.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music
41. Draw performers in on the precise beat _____.
Conducting, Lesson 7: The Left Hand
With your elbow
Without a preparatory beat
With a beckoning motion
By pointing at them
By glaring at them
42. The following pattern is an example of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures
43. Tapping your foot while conducting _____.
Conducting, Lesson 8: Other Body Language
Keeps the performers on the beat
Helps energize your conducting
Makes your leg tired
Weakens your communication
Lets the performers know you have rhythm
Helps you keep time better
44. Adding a 9th to a 7th chord is the same as adding a ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes
45. What is the scale number of the following note in a major key?
Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales
46. It is important that we write fresh new songs of praise for our generation.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward
47. A primary focus of group musical activities should be _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 5: Music in the Church
48. Christian music should be mainly characterized by it's _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?
49. Double bar lines indicate the _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes
Middle of a song
Beginning of a song
First and second endings
End of a song
50. "Vocal fry" is produced by _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers
forcing air through closed vocal folds
forcing the chest voice into high notes
breathing in while phonating
vibrations in the chest
singing above the bridges
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