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100

What is the genre name of Korean popular music?

KPOP

100

Name ONE Caribbean country: 

Jamaica, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, etc. 

100

What continent is Mexico on? 

North America

100

Why is Africa nicknamed the "Mother Continent"? 

It is the oldest continent to be inhabited by humans. 

100

What does culture mean? 

The traditions, beliefs, and ideas of a group of people

200

What genre of music is the oldest traditional music of Mexico? 

Mariachi

200

Name the geography of the Caribbean region. 

Clear water, coastal beaches, volcanic mountains, coral reefs, and caves. 

200

In the north of mexico near Texas, what type of geography would you find in Mexico? 

Desert

200

The majority of Africa has this type of geography: 

Grasslands, Savannah 

200

Name ONE popular Asian instrument: 

Flute, Drums (cymbals), Erhu, Pipa, 


300

This instrument is the most important to the African culture and is used in almost every type of music.

Drums

300

Who is Koffee? 

In 2019, at 19 years old she became the youngest person and only woman to win a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album

300

Name ONE occasion where you would hear Mariachi music. 

Weddings, dances, funerals, parades, etc. 

300

What is a proverb? 

A short saying that states a general truth or piece of advice

300

Define genre and how culture impacts it: 

Style of music from a particular place. The culture influences the type of music created. 

400

This instrument is a way for the Mexican culture to spiritually reconnect with their ancestors through music. It is used at almost every traditional Mexican festival. 

Marimba

400

Name ONE traditional Caribbean instrument: 

Maracas, Guiro, Claves 

400

What is the name of the suit and hat that Mariachi musicians wear? 

Charro Suit and Sombrero

400

Name ONE use of music in Africa: 

Rituals, work songs, communication, dance/recreation/ everyday life. 

400

Why is it important to study and learn about other culture's music? 

To open our eyes and learn how other people experience music across the world. To see how it compares to the music we listen to. 

500

In the Caribbean, Reggae music emphasizes what beats in music? 

2 and 4

500

Caribbean music is the product of cultural mixing, briefly describe what that means. 

The Caribbeans are a tri-racial society where many different cultures come together. It can be heard as reflecting the sounds of its varying influences. 

500

Name the FOUR common Mariachi instruments: 

Guitar, Violin, Trumpet, Harp

500

Define the following African music techniques: 

Polyrhythm

Ostinato

Call and Response

Polyrhythm  - More than one rhythm being played at a time. 

Ostinato - Short pattern repeated over and over again in the music 

Call and Response - When one person sings or plays something and another person replies by singing or playing back. A musical conversation. 

500

Name an animal that you would find in each country: 

Caribbean: 

Mexico:

Africa: 

Asia: 

Caribbean - large aquatic biodiversity 

Mexico - Desert animals, tropical/ rainforest animals

Africa - LION KING ANIMALS 

Asia - Deserts, Mountains, Tropical places 

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