BTEC music first test 4
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the organisation that supports actors, dancers and other performers.

    answer choices

    APRS

    BECTU

    Equity

    Unite

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which one of the following is not commonly the responsibility of a venue manager?

    answer choices

    Booking events

    Organising security

    Managing publicity

    Scouting talent

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which one of the following job roles is usually responsible for sample clearance?

    answer choices

    Performer

    Producer

    Programmer

    Promoter

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which one of the following is the responsibility of a musical director?

    answer choices

    Arranging rehearsals

    Artist management

    Instrumental support

    Managing insurance

  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which one of the following is not the responsibility of a live sound technician?

    answer choices

    Booking sessions

    Monitor mixing

    Sound checking

    Stage planning

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Self-employed musicians have to pay NI. What does NI stand for?

    answer choices

    National Idiot

    National Insurance

    National Integer

    National Intuition

  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Name the job role responsible for: • producing a finished mix • optimising audio for various formats • ensuring final quality.

    answer choices

    Lighting technician

    Sound Technician

    Mastering engineer

    Staging engineer

  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Give two types of organisation involved in getting a completed CD product to the consumer.

    answer choices

    Manufacturing (maker)

    Manager

    Promoter

    Retailer (shop)

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Whose responsibility is it to take bookings for recording sessions?

    answer choices

    Publisher

    DJ

    Studio Manager

    Artist

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Whose responsibility is it to perform given music?

    answer choices

    Artist

    Composer

    Session Musician

    Software engineer

  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Identify two health and safety responsibilities of a club hosting an open mic night.

    answer choices

    Ensure fire alarm is working

    Ensure venue does not get overcrowded

    Ensure that there is hand sanitizer available

    Ensure that the artist has bottled water

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Give one type of organisation in the music industry that provides information about insurance and pensions to musicians.

    answer choices

    National Insurance

    Tax Inspector

    Musician's Union

    Production Group

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Identify one reason why it is important to check sound levels before a performance.

    answer choices

    To make sure the audience leave the night feeling like they have been to an excellent concert

    To give a good atmosphere

    To make sure it is good

    To make sure that no single parts are too quiet

  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Helen and Sanchay are part of a team planning a charity event. The event will open with a performance by a brass band followed by a variety of other acts such as bands, soloists, a large dance group and a magician. Identify one type of venue that might be suitable for the event

    answer choices

    Classroom

    Theatre

    Church

    Garden

  • Question 15
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Identify one aspect of location that must be considered when choosing a venue suitable for a brass band or similar ensemble performance.

    answer choices

    How long the performance will last for

    If there are toilets

    The weight of the instruments on the stage

    Type or style of the venue so that the performance is not out of character with the usual audience for that venue

  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Give two reasons why it is important for a venue to have a ticket booking system

    answer choices

    To keep track of when you should lower the price of tickets for people arriving late

    To keep track of how much money has been made in ticket sales

    To keep track of how many people are attending

    To keep track of the number of men and women attending for gender comparisons

  • Question 17
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Identify THREE advantages of sharing out the workload for this event.

    answer choices

    If one person lets the team down then it is not too hard for someone else to pick up the workload

    Gives each person a chance to be more relaxed

    Each person has a smaller workload making the overall task more achievable

    Will get it done quicker or more efficiently if shared out

  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Tickets have gone on sale for the charity event but, due to other work commitments, the headline act is suddenly no longer able to attend the event. What are the correct options available to the team to make sure the event still goes ahead? Identify THREE.

    answer choices

    Event would still attract large number of people due to the appeal of the headliner.

    A new Act may be unlikely to agree to appear for free as they may not have the same sympathies for the cause that the original act had.

    Lesser-known act is less likely to attract a large crowd, which could mean less profit for the charity

    The charity can pay for a new big head line act to ensure that there are ticket sales with no regard for profit making

  • Question 19
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Name the organisation that collects royalties on behalf of composers, when their music is performed live.

    answer choices

    NI

    TLR

    UPS

    PRS

  • Question 20
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Give two reasons why you might choose to write music using music software rather than by hand with pen and paper.

    answer choices

    Work can be easily created aurally enabling the composer to hear how it sounds

    It is more fun

    Work can be easily shared / transferred across devices without having to exist in paper form

    Technology is there to be used and applied in such situations

  • Question 21
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Identify two ways that composers might advertise their services

    answer choices

    Telling family and friends to find work for them

    Pay people to say good things about your work

    Create a website to showcase work

    Post on social media

  • Question 22
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Identify one advantage of being self-employed in the music industry.

    answer choices

    Able to choose which creative projects to accept and which to turn down

    Can work in your own clothes

    Can eat and work at the same time

    You don't have to listen to anyone

  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Identify one disadvantage of being self-employed in the music industry.

    answer choices

    You don't have a routine

    It is boring working by yourself

    May have to accept work that is not as appealing due to needing the paid work

    You don't have the chance to talk to others

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