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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Music History Questions

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Grade 5 Medieval - 800 to 1400 AD
What were the Medieval Ages also known as?
  1. The Age of Light
  2. The Dark Ages
  3. A Time of Rebirth
  4. A Bad Time
Grade 5 Medieval - 800 to 1400 AD
What was the music of the church called during Medieval times?
  1. Rock-a-gorian
  2. Gregorian Chant
  3. Singing Plainus
  4. Jazorian
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
The curved lines that connect notes together to make a longer sound are called                .
  1. slurs
  2. ties
  3. fermatas
  4. rests
Grade 5 Medieval - 800 to 1400 AD
What instrument was slowly allowed to be used in the church?
  1. Trumpet
  2. Kazoo
  3. Organ
  4. Piano
Grade 5 Medieval - 800 to 1400 AD
Which social class was the most educated during the Medieval times?
  1. Nobility
  2. Clergy
  3. Peasants
  4. Aristocracy
Grade 5 Renaissance - 1400-1600
Because of the printing press, people were able to get books and therefore became more educated during the Renaissance times.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
"Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho", "Wade in the Water" and "Oh Sinner Man" are examples of well known:
  1. Ragtime selections
  2. African Spirituals
  3. Hymns
  4. Operas
Grade 5 Renaissance - 1400-1600
The Church was the most powerful during the Renaissance times.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Renaissance - 1400-1600
During Renaissance times, Instruments were not allowed to be played.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Composers
Which famous composer began his life able to hear, but was deaf when he died.
  1. Mozart
  2. J.S. Bach
  3. John Lennon
  4. Beethoven
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Disco is a mixture of funk, pop, psychedelic, and soul music.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Who was called the "King of Ragtime"?
  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. Ludwig Von Bheetoven
  3. Johanne Sebastian Bach
  4. Scott Joplin
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
African Spirituals were a means for the slaves to communicate with each other and express their troubles and hopes for a better life.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Music History
6. Conjunto jarocho is a type of music in Mexico that originated with the rural people of the Jarocho Region. Listen to a song performed by a conjunto jaroche ensemble.
For which occasion would this song not be performed?
  1. A wedding
  2. A birthday party
  3. La Fiesta en Cardel
  4. The Day of the Dead
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Which of the following phrases can be use to describe African Spirituals?
  1. slow and full of emotion
  2. lively with strong rhythms
  3. sung by one person alone, or in call response form
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Composers
This composer spent time in jail and also had 20 kids.
  1. Holst
  2. Orff
  3. Bach
  4. Ponce
Grade 5 Baroque - 1600-1750
1. What 17th and 18th century feature did the term baroque originally describe?
  1. Architecture
  2. Art
  3. Music
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
There is a Balm in Gilead was written as a(n):
  1. African Spiritual
  2. Poem
  3. Limerick
  4. Ballad
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Where did Ragtime music begin?
  1. Detroit, MI
  2. New Orleans, LA
  3. Sedalia, MO
  4. St. Louis, MO
Grade 5 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Most Ragtime was written for which instrument?
  1. piano
  2. drums
  3. trumpet
  4. violin
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