C. Piphat
1. Which classical ensemble incorporates melodic and rhythmic percussion and double-reed aerophones?
a) Khruang sai
b) Raga
c) Piphat
d) P’ansori
D. Khru
1. The traditional Thai teacher:
a. Lehrer
b. Guru
c. Khon
d) Khru – sounds like “Guru”
A. Bangkok
1. What is the capital of Thailand?
a) Bangkok
b) Chiangmai
c) Singapore
d) Beijing
B. 7 Equidistant tones
1. What is the basis of Thailand’s tuning system?
a) 12 chromatic tones
b) 7 equidistant tones
c) 8 diminished tones
d) 6 pitch whole tones
D. Mele
1._______ is a reference to poetry used in Hawaiian musical traditions.

a. Susap

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b. Kiribabi

c. Kilu

d. Mele

C. James Cook
Who was the first European explorer to discover Hawaii?

a. Sir Walter Raleigh

b. Tiberius Kirk

c. James Cook

d. Christopher Columbus

A. Portamento
The sliding technique used by vocalist is referred to as_________.

a. Portamento

b. Pahu

c. Kilo

d. Susap

B. Hula pahu
Hawaiian dance songs using drum accompaniment are referred to as.

a. Mele

b. Hula pahu

c. Kilu

d. Portamento

B. 3 Cultural Regions in Vietnam
How many cultural regions are in Vietnam?
a. 4
b. 3
c. 2
d. 5
D. Heterophony
Vietnamese music uses what type of phonic texture?
a. Homophony
b. Polyphony
c. Cacophony
d. Heterophony
A. the musicians
nhac tai tu is played for the enjoyment of
a. the musicians
b. the audience
c. royal family
d. plants
B. Song lang
What is a “slit-drum” clapper idiophone from Vietnam
a. Song bang
b. Song lang
c. Song tang
d. Song pong
III. Colotomic
What is the structure of the music played by a Balinese Gamelan Gong Kebyar?
i. Pentatonic
ii. Round Binary
iii. Colotomic
iv. Theme and Variations
C. Hindu
2. What is the primary religion of the island of Bali?
i. Protestant
ii. Islamic
iii. Hindu
iv. Buddhism
iv. I and iii
3. What is different about Balinese Gamelan in comparison to the Gamelan of other regions?
i. They’re tuned slightly apart
ii. They repeat cycles
iii. They have interlocking pitches
iv. i. and iv.
iii. Kecak
4. “Vocal” Balinese Gamelan is known as…
i. Gaga Ku
ii. Piphat
iii. Kecak
iv. Buhraku
B. Performances were originally intended as musical offerings to the Islamic deity Rama
5. All of the following are true about Monkey Chant, except…
i. It’s considered a kind of “human gamelan”
ii. Performance were originally intended as musical offerings to the Islamic deity Rama
iii. Performers imitate armies of monkey soldiers in a mythological battle of good versus evil.
iv. Scenes are acted out without the use of props or costumes
B. Pansori
Korean narrative vocal performance style, featuring epic-length stories.
a. P’ansori
b. Kabuki
c. Gagaku
d. Khoomei
c. Single drum
What instruments typically accompany a traditional P’ansori singer?
a. zither
b. piano
c. single drum
d. full orchestra
A. near whispers to speaking to singing
Describe the vocal style of P’ansori narrative:
a. near whispers to speaking to singing
b. chanting
c. instrumental, not vocal in any way
d. clean, soft-voiced, with clear intonation
C. China
What country most influences Korean musical culture?
a. Japan
b. India
c. China
d. Mongolia
c. khaen
Which of the following are not included in the traditional Japanese sankyoku ensemble?
a. Koto
b. Shamisen
c. khaen
d. Shakuhachi
A. Kabuki
_______ is a type of Japanese theater that uses dramatic dance, elaborate makeup, and colorful stage settings.
a. Kabuki
b. gamelan
c. bunraku
d. dangdut
C. silence
In contrast to Chinese and Korean styles of music, traditional Japanese music uses ______ to instil a sense of calm in the listener.
a. cycling, complex rhythm structure
b. electronic instruments
c. silence
d. drone throat singing
True/false: The word Shakuhachi comes from a Japanese word meaning ‘1.8 shaku’
C. noh
This type of Japanese performance art is dependent upon traditional masks worn by many of the characters.
a. Bunraku
b. P’ansori
c. noh
d. Jingju
D. vocals
Which of the following is not an aspect of Indian music?
a. melody
b. drone
c. rhythm
d. vocals
b. tom
Which of these is not part of the Indian beat cycle known as the tintal?
a. dha
b. tom
c. tin
d. dhin
C. raga
________________ is a common mode used in Indian music.
a. jhala
b. bol
c. raga
d. gat
a. sarangi
Which of these stringed instruments is bowed?
a. sarangi
b. sitar
c. sarod
d. tambura lute
b. strokes
Most drummers can speak the _______________, in a kind of “verbal drumming.”
a. alap
b. strokes
c. tala
d. closed cycle
B. Didjeridu
The __________ is a traditional instrument in Oceania that is made from a tree branch that has been hollowed out by termites (typically Eucalyptus).
A. Pahu
B. Didjeridu
C. Dizi
D. Sarod
C. circular breathing
This is a technique used to produce continuous drones on a Didjeridu.
A. Mele
B. Panasori
C. Circular Breathing
D. Gat
C. belief spirits reside within inanimate objects
Animism is……
A. Belief that all revolves around a central deity.
B. The art of crafting musical instruments that sound like animals.
C. The belief that spirits reside in inanimate objects.
D. The process of poaching animals to make instruments.
C. more likely to be fertile
Why are women not allowed to play the didjeridu?
A. They believe that they are more likely to become fertile.
B. They will be sinning.
C. They will become infertile.
D. They will die from exposure to the spirits.
D. Hichiriki (it’s Japanese)
Which of the following is not a Chinese Instrument?

A. Erhu
B. Dizi
C. Qin
D. Hichiriki

A. Bone
Which is not part of the Bayin system of instruments?

A. Bone
B. Silk
C. Clay.
D. Gourd

D. Qin
Which of these instruments is played by scholars in China and not for entertainment?

A. Jinghu
B. Pipa
C. Koto
D. Qin

C. Raspy
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the vocal stylings of Beijing Operas?

A. Little to No Vibrato
B. Nasal Tone
C. Raspy
D. Use of head voice to sound like a woman.

B. Cultural Revolution initiated by Mao Zedong
What is Revolutionary Beijing Opera associated with?

A. The Communist Revolution in 1949 led my Mao Zedong.
B. The Cultural Revolution initiated by Mao Zedong.
C. The rise of the communist party in the 1920s.
D. The rise of the Republic of China in 1912.

B. Gamelan
An ensemble form Indonesia comprised primarily of membranophones and metallophones is called what?
a. Bronze Gong Ensemble
b. Gamelan
c. Tribal hunting ritual
d. Soweto Gospel Choir
B. Colotomic
Javanese Court Gamelan is based on a _____________ structure.
a. Pentatonic
b. Colotomic
c. Subtonic
d. Dominant
C. Islam
The primary religion of Java is _____________.
a. Christianity
b. Hinduism
c. Islam
d. Buddhism
A. Soft, strong
Javanese Gamelan is comprised of two basic styles, _______________ and _________________.
a. Soft, strong
b. Quiet, loud
c. Thin, thick,
d. Light, heavy
D. all of the above
_________________ is an element of Javanese Gamelan performance.
a. Principal melody
b. Periodic punctuation
c. Melody embellishment
d. All of the above