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100 Years of Music - 1900-2000 (Grade 5)

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100 Years of Music - 1900-2000

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1. 
The oldest spirituals had no known composers and were not written down.
  1. True
  2. False
 
2. 
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
3. 
Ragtime is characterized by melody of simple, steady rhythms against a complex beat in the accompaniment.
  1. True
  2. False
 
4. 
Disco is a mixture of funk, pop, psychedelic, and soul music.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Most Ragtime music was written for this instrument:                 
 
6. 
                              is spoken-word expression of urban activists that began in the 1960's.
7. 
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
 
8. 
"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
9. 
Who was called the "King of Ragtime"?
  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. Ludwig Von Bheetoven
  3. Johanne Sebastian Bach
  4. Scott Joplin
 
10. 
Duke Ellington was
  1. An American jazz pianist
  2. An English football player
  3. An American basketball player
  4. An English teacher
11. 
There is a Balm in Gilead was written as a(n):
  1. African Spiritual
  2. Poem
  3. Limerick
  4. Ballad
 
12. 
Where did Ragtime music begin?
  1. Detroit, MI
  2. New Orleans, LA
  3. Sedalia, MO
  4. St. Louis, MO
13. 
Most Ragtime was written for which instrument?
  1. piano
  2. drums
  3. trumpet
  4. violin
 
14. 
"He Keeps Me Singing" was written by Luther Bridgers after:
  1. a trip to Ireland
  2. the tragic loss of his wife and children
  3. a vivid dream
  4. while traveling to Harrodsburg, Kentucky
15. 
Who was the inventor of the electric guitar?
  1. Ted Nugent
  2. Mozart
  3. Eddie Van Halen
  4. Les Paul
 
16. 
This is characterized by strong prominent meter, improvisation, distinctive tone color & performance techniques.
  1. Swing
  2. Rock and Roll
  3. Jazz
  4. Classical
17. 
Jazz originated in
  1. New Orleans
  2. Baton Rouge
  3. Memphis
  4. Nashville
 
18. 
Which style is a combination of Blues and Country?
  1. Gospel
  2. Rap
  3. Hip Hop
  4. Rock and Roll
19. 
What style of music was at the height of popularity during World War 2?
  1. Big Band
  2. Rock and Roll
  3. Pop
  4. Folk
 
20. 
Who is considered the "King of Rock-N-Roll?"
  1. W.C. Handy
  2. Elvis Presley
  3. Michael Jackson
  4. James D. Vaughn
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