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Question 1
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Using the drop-down box, indicate which of the following statements about polyrhythms is/are true.
Using the drop-down box, indicate which of the following statements about polyrhythms is/are true.
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"Polyrhythms" means "multiple rhythms.”

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TRUE
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Polyrhythms are an element in most if not all sub-Saharan African music traditions.

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TRUE
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Polyrhythms reflect the communal nature of sub-Saharan African society.

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TRUE
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Polyrhythms were originally developed in the Arabic music culture.

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FALSE

Question 2
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FALSE
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It is sometimes used to summon the spirits of ancestors, ancient kings and tribal guardians by playing the songs they are believed to like.

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TRUE

UnansweredQuestion 5
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The mbira is most closely associated with... (choose <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em><strong>ONE</strong></em></span>)
The mbira is most closely associated with... (choose ONE) None of these.

the Mandinka people of The Gambia. Correct Answer the Shona people of Zimbabwe.

the Sufis of the Middle East.

Question 6
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Using the drop-down box, indicate which of the following is/are ways that African musical cultures reflect the sense of community expressed in the African proverb, “I am because we are.”
Using the drop-down box, indicate which of the following is/are ways that African musical cultures reflect the sense of community expressed in the African proverb, “I am because we are.”
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Playing several instruments in unison -- the same notes in precisely the same rhythm.

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FALSE
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Communal dancing.

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TRUE
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Use of interlocking or layered polyrhythms

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TRUE
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Emphasis on group performance, not

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