"Equipping Local Church Musicians for the Work of the Ministry"
1. Name the following rest.
Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes
2. The singer should relax all _______ surrounding the larynx.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production
3. The possible color notes for a major 7th chord are ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes
#5th, #7th, 8th
9th, 10th, 11th
9th, #11th, 13th
2nd, 3rd, 4th
9th, 11th, 13th
9th, b9th, #9th, #11th, 13th, b13th
4. The upper thorax includes _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance
trachea, esophagus and pharynx
trachea, bronchial tubes and lungs
the Adam's apple, the sternum and the ribs
sinus cavities, oral cavity and pharynx
the diaphragm, lungs and larynx
the chest, the abdomen and the pelvis
5. Name the piano note.
Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes
6. According to the book of Job, who "sang together" at creation?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible
Trees of the field
The morning stars
7. "Whistle register" and "flageolet register" are other terms for _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers
super head voice
8. Identify the following.
Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation
Double bar line
9. Identify the name of the major key.
Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures
10. Identify the movement of the following pitches in the major key of C.
Sight Singing, Lesson 7: Other Intervals
Stepwise within the scale
Movement to the 7th note of the scale
Skipping within the supertonic triad
Skipping within the tonic triad
11. Please identify this portion of the conducting pattern diagram.
Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns
Flick of the wrist
12. Create a subtext using your _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message
13. The singer should stand with _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture
both feet facing straight forward
heels apart and toes together
one foot slightly ahead of the other
feet flat on the floor
feet widely spaced apart
both feet close together
14. On exhalation, the diaphragm should _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm
expand the stomach area
push the air out
create tension against the stomach muscles
cause the chest to cave in
15. When adding a 7th note, the chords that will naturally become Major 7th chords are ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths
ii, iii, vi
I, IV, V
I, iii, vii
16. We learn what God wants us to do from _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader
the news channel
a hymn book
17. The following rest indicates the performer is to remain silent for _____ beat(s).
Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets
18. Identify the interval.
Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals
19. The chords: I, ii, iii, IV, V, vi, vii (dim) are considered the ____ chords.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function
20. What is the scale number of the following note in a major key?
Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales
21. The following is an example of ____ chord voicing.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 5: Voicing
22. Notes below 1 should be numbered 7, 6, 5, etc.
Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement
23. Syncopation means _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm
Placing beams across multiple notes
Creating a triplet
Connecting notes across a bar line
Placing an accent on an off-beat
Dotting a note
24. Hold your hand outstreched with the palm upward to indicate _____.
Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending
The correct tempo
A new section
A fermata or held out note
A loud dynamic
25. In the key of C, the following pitch should be sung _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals
26. When creating a hook, it is best to come up with the melody, chords and rhythm simultaneously.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 8: Hooks
27. Analyze the following chord progression.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions
I - IV - V
IV - V7 - I
ii - V - I
I - V7 - I
iii - ii - I
I - ii - iii
28. Name the note.
Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names
29. What is the sign above the following note called?
Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests
30. Which of these would NOT be a good situation in which to mirror the right hand with the left hand?
Conducting, Lesson 7: The Left Hand
Directing a small ensemble
To indicate emphasis
To indicate you want a larger sound
Conducting a choir and an orchestra simultaneously
Conducting physically separated groups
Conducting a very large group
31. Which type of music utilizes a wider range of musical expression?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance
32. The Adam's apple indicates the position of the _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism
33. Asaph wrote at least _____ psalms.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward
34. The harmony of a song speaks to our _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks
Intellect and emotions
35. Matched vowel sounds create a _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing
good choral sound
full sounding solo
nice word color
36. Congregational song leaders should keep accurate records of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 9: Congregational Song Leading
Key signatures used
Time signatures used
Songs used and dates used
Sermon topics used
37. Ladies who sing the highest notes are called _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 9: Singing Parts
38. To indicate a change in tempo, make the conducting pattern _____.
Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures
Faster or slower
Bigger or smaller
Smoother or more abrupt
Longer or shorter
More or less accented
39. A natural sign means to _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing
Raise the pitch a half step
Carry the note over
Lower the pitch a half step
Cancel previous accidentals
40. The 7 beat pattern is generally subdivided into groupings of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns
41. A "natural" sound is the same as a completely accurate sound.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling
42. Many Old Testament musicians were involved in music full-time.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 5: Music in the Church
43. Christian music is to be directed to _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?
44. Which of these is NOT a way to encourage your performers?
Conducting, Lesson 8: Other Body Language
Smile at them
Mouth the words
Make eye contact
Notice when they get a difficult part right
Scratch your head
Nod to them when they do something good
45. The conductor should direct primarily with _____.
Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting
The right hand
The left hand
An open hand
46. The regular, repeating series of beats in a song is called a _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse
47. Which of the following pairs of Italian terms are completely unrelated?
Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents
Piano & pianissimo
Tenuto & piano
Staccato & staccatissimo
Decrescendo & diminuendo
Forte & Fortissimo
Sforzando & forte-piano
48. The term that means to "speed up" is _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings
Poco a poco
49. When Paul and Silas prayed and sang, God sent a(n) _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music
50. The most commonly used conducting patterns are _____.
Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse
2, 3, 4
1, 2, 3
6, 9, 12
3, 4, 5
3, 4, 6
4, 6, 9
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