Music in Context
Music in Context

Music in Context

Lead Author(s): OpenCourse Library, David Such

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A question pack on music in context by David Such for Open Course Library.

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Music in Context Q1

Your instructor points out that music and advertising

A

are very compatible, because the brain can associate the name of a product with a catchy, short jingle

B

are very compatible, because music can carry subliminal messages

C

are incompatible, because music does little too stimulate product recognition.

D

Are incompatible. Music in advertising is simply there as background. It is really not needed.

Music in Context Q2

Tests involving infants show a definite increase in spatial intelligence.

A

True

B

False

Music in Context Q3

Your instructor believes that bad music or music with negative lyrics

A

can cause a good kid to engage directly in bad behavior

B

can reinforce negative tendencies in a person who is already pre-disposed toward violence or depression.

C

has no affect, whether it is positive or negative, on a person

D

does not exist

Music in Context Q4

Name another artist whose music has been noted for increase spatial test scores.

A

Yanni

B

Schubert

C

Phillip Glass

D

The Doors

Music in Context Q5

our instructor points out that music seems ideally suited for religion because both tend to be

A

physically present

B

good and wholesome

C

invisible, intangible,

D

based on necessity

Music in Context Q6

Post Traumatic Stress disorder can occur

A

after someone experiences physical harm or a very traumatic experience

B

when the neurons of the brain fail to operate normally

C

as the result of hallucinations and imagined physical harm

D

only in infants, not adults

Music in Context Q7

The "Mozart Effect" refers to listening to Mozart's music, which can

A

alter one's mood from negative to positive

B

can make young children feel "anxious"

C

perhaps raise one's I.Q.

D

perhaps add one to two years onto one's life span

Music in Context Q8

Which of the following statements lends the most support to the idea that drumming is a useful tool for healing.

A

current studies show that sress is responsible for about 98% of fatal diseases.

B

the heart responds to many external stimuli, such as the beating of the drum.

C

drumming in African society is only used for entertainment, not healing.

D

The brain has no receptors specifically for music; whears, the heart does have such receptors.

Music in Context Q9

According to your instructor, what are two characteristics of the American character found in jazz?

A

greed and desire

B

captitalism and competitiveness

C

conformity and power

D

individualism and freedom

Music in Context Q10

Above all else, swing kids craved ______________ in a militarized Nazi state.

A

a streetwise education

B

freedom

C

artistic expression

D

promiscuity and drugs

Music in Context Q11

Nazi authorities regarded German Swing Youth and their dancing as

A

threat to the local economy

B

a harmless means of self expression

C

a tolerable menace

D

a dangerous foreign import

Music in Context Q12

What are the differences between early jazz and modern jazz.

A

modern jazz was mostly about entertainment

B

early jazz had little popularity

C

Early jazz big bands functioned as entertainment for dancers and were highly popular

D

Modern jazz never evolved beyond early jazz. Hence, people got bored with modern jazz.

Music in Context Q13

Swing kids adopted swing music and the swing lifestyle in order to forward a political agenda.

A

True

B

False

Music in Context Q14

Whitey's Lindy Hoppers got their start at the

A

Cotton Club

B

Apollo Theater

C

Savaoy Ballroom

D

Miramar Theater

Music in Context Q15

What is the name of a dance style that emerged during the swing band era of 1930s and 1940s?

A

Lindy hop

B

Charleston

C

Twist

D

The chicken

Music in Context Q16

An important fashion statement of the Swing Kids was their

A

wearing of red bandanas

B

shaved heads

C

grunge attire

D

flagrant haircuts and wearing long hair

Music in Context Q17

American swing music entered Germany by means of

A

radio and international guest musicians

B

television and local musicians who learned the style from records

C

American performers with a German heritage who returned to Germany to teach swing musician to German musicians.

D

the German educational system

Music in Context Q18

Some of the problems with the Mozart effect research include

A

Too many tests have been done.

B

limited knowledge of how demographic issues may effect test scores.

C

Too many research subjects have been tested.

D

Too many independent control groups have been used.

Music in Context Q19

Some studies show that drumming

A

can cure certain forms of cancer

B

has no real function or benefit in neuroscience, according to all experts

C

has no social significance in African societies, especially when it comes to the issue of healing.

D

in some cases alter brainwave patterns and reduce stress