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Second Grade (Grade 2) Music Theory Questions

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Grade 2 Musical Terms
Crescendo means to get:         louder         
Grade 2 Musical Terms
A person who writes music is called a:
  1. writer
  2. decomposer
  3. poet
  4. composer
Grade 2 Music Theory
The pitch of music is how        high        how       low       it sounds when it is played.
Grade 2 Musical Notation
The dynamic marking "f" means                .
  1. Soft
  2. Very Soft
  3. Loud
  4. Medium loud
Grade 2 Musical Terms
The five lines that notes are written on is called a                .
  1. refrain
  2. staff
  3. rhythm
  4. composer
Grade 2 Musical Notation
The note on the first space of the treble clef is:
  1. C
  2. G
  3. F
  4. D
Grade 2 Musical Terms
Duration is how        long        a tone sounds.
Grade 2 Musical Terms
A music round is a:
  1. pattern of tones that begins to repeat before the pattern is finished
  2. a piece of equipment on the playground
  3. one tone played over and over again
  4. a pattern of tones
Grade 2 Musical Notation
A whole note is held for 10 beats.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Musical Notation
Which time-signature has 4 beats in one measure?
  1. 2/4
  2. 3/4
  3. 4/4
  4. 6/8
Grade 2 Musical Notation
A whole note gets                 counts.
  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 1
  4. 1/2
Grade 2 Musical Notation
One eighth note gets                 a count.
  1. 1/2
  2. 1
  3. 1/4
  4. 4
Grade 2 Music Theory
How does rhythm help you with math?
  1. It doesn't.
  2. I don't know.
  3. You learn to add and subtract beats as you read rhythm.
  4. You learn to change your tone.
Grade 2 Musical Terms
"Andante" means to play at a walking pace.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Musical Notation
A half note gets                 counts.
  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 1
Grade 2 Musical Terms
Descrescendo or diminuendo means to:
  1. gradually play softer
  2. play faster
  3. stop playing
  4. play slower
Grade 2 Musical Notation
What do you do when you see a rest sign?
  1. be quiet
  2. keep playing
  3. hold the note for 2 beats
  4. play a quarter note
Grade 2 Musical Notation
Which is the loudest?
  1. Forte
  2. Fortissimo
  3. Piano
  4. Pianissimo
Grade 2 Musical Terms
The five lines that notes are written on is called a                .
  1. refrain
  2. staff
  3. rhythm
Grade 2 Musical Notation
Which group of words describes TEMPO?
  1. Piano, Forte, Pianissimo, Fortissimo
  2. Presto, Moderato, Largo, Andante
  3. Bass, Tenor, Alto, Soprano
  4. Treble Clef, Bass Clef, Time Signature, Staff
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