December 8, 2023

WAEC Music Questions and Answers: You may find WAEC Music Questions and Answers for the WASSCE 2023 in this article. The WAEC Music Theory and Objective Questions and Answers are covered in this article.

WAEC Music Questions and Answers:

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WAEC Music Objective and Theory Questions 2023

1. kwaa Mensah was the leader of the

A) Fanti Trio

B) Accra Orchestra

C) Ghana Combo

D) Jazz Kings

2. Which of the following wrote compositions using the atonal style?

A) Stravinsky

B) Schoenberg

C) Schubert

D) Smetana

3. The Italian term pizzicato means

A) pointed

B) plucked

C) pushed

D) painted

4. The Romantic period is between

A) 1820 and 1890

B) 1820 and 1895

C) 1780 and 1898

D) 1820 and 1875

5. Note B in the key of D major is the

A) submediant

B) mediant

C) dominant

D) subdominant

6. The English word for vivace is

A) slow

B) sustained

C) slow and steady

D) fast and lively

7. Gulum is an example of

A) an indiophone

B) A chordophone

C) An aerophone

D) A membranophone

8. Sing ye choirs of angels Sing to God on high

The text above is best represented in

A) m:m|m:f|s:-|m:-|f:f|r:t|d:-|-:-||

B) m.m:-.m|m:f|s:s.f|m:s|f:f|r:t|d:-II

C) m:m.m|m:f:s|s:-:|m:-:-|f:f:f|r:-:t|d:-:-||

D) m:m.m|m:f|s:-.s|m:-m|f:f:f|r:t:r:t|d:-|-:-||

9. The Ars Nova and Ars Antiqua belong to the

A) Romantic Period

B) Baroque period

C) Classical period

D) Medieval period

10. We are H.A.P.P.Y is a Nigerian

A) praising song

B) marching song song song

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11. Rock The Party is a hit song by

A) Danny Young

B) Big Bamo

C) Dijnee

D) D’banj

12. The classical blues usually consist of

A) 32 bars

B) 8 bars

C) 16 bars

D) 12 bars

13. The cadence in the chord progression above is

A) perfect

B) deceptive

C) Imperfect

D) plagal

14. Mamman Shata is associated with

A) duma music

B) tandu music

C) goge music

D) kalangu music

15. The musical form of the Nigerian National Anthem is

A) responsorial

B) stanzaic

C) ternary

D) stanzaic

16. The combination of a string quartet is

A) 2 violins, 1 cello, and 1 double bass

D) 2 violins, 1 viola, and 1 cello

C) 2 violins, 1 viola, and 1 double bass

D) 1 violins, 2 violas and 1 cello

17. Missa Brevis was composed by

A) Palestina

B) G.F Handel

C) Monteverdi

D) J.S Bach

18. The Eki-gene is a cultural dance among the people of

A) Bayelsa

B) Delta State

C) River State

D) Edo State

19. Which of the following instruments are aerophones?

A) Molo, Komo Kukuma

B) Bata, bembe and shantu

C) Kaho, popolo and ekutu

D) Ogene, Oyo and ekpili

20. The song entitled can we chill? was composed by

A) Usher

B) Dr Dre

C) Ne – yo

D) 50 Cents

21. The song entitled Swing Low, Swing Chariot is an example of a

A) cha-cha-cha

B) bolero

C) tango

D) negro spiritual

22. The quality of the triad above is

A) augmented

B) minor

C) diminished

D) major

23. The triad above is in its

A) the third inversion

B) second inversion

C) first inversion

D) root position

24. Martellato means

A) pinched

B) hammered

C) blasted

D) punched

25. Allemande is a dance in

A) 3/4 time

B) 4/4 time

C) 3/2 time

D) 6/4 time

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26. I call it love is a hit song by

A) Lionel Richie

B) Kelvin Lyttle

C) Steve Wonder

D) Issac Hayes

27. The song entitled Adara was composed by

A) Weird MC

B) Olu Maintain

C) Sasha

D) Alex

28. Special words that are said to have magical effects are referred to as

A) heaving

B) whistling

C) recitative

D) incantation

29. The folk symphony is a nationalistic work by

A) Akin Euba

B) Fela Sowande

C) Bode Omojola

D) Ayo Bankole

30. The Griots of Senegambia are examples of

A) palace musicians

B) wandering musicians

C) cult musicians

D) village musicians

DISCLAIMER! These are not real WAEC music questions but likely repeated questions over the years to help candidates understand the nature of their examinations. Ensure to take note of every question provided on this page.

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