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Question 1: There are also, likewise, a number of ________ in the Arab world that play this kind of music.

Question 2: The music of the ________ may have had some Arabic origins.
Italian literatureVida (Occitan literary form)TroubadourOccitan literature

Question 3: There are many Arabic rock bands that fuse the sound of ________ with traditional Arabic instruments.
Heavy metal musicPunk rockHard rockRock music

Question 4: The Arab tone system; that is, a musical tuning system that relies on specific interval structures and was invented by ________ in the 10th century (p. 170)
Early Islamic philosophyAvicennismAl-FarabiIslamic philosophy

Question 5: The band Hoba Hoba Spirit from Morocco is also popular, especially in the ________ region.
Newfoundland (island)French GuianaFrench colonial empireMaghreb

Question 6: This blend of western and eastern music was popularized as Franco-Arabic music by artists such as ________ (Egypt), Sammy Clarke (Lebanon) and Aldo from Australia.
DalidaDalida singles discographyDalida albums discographyFairuz

Question 7: Turkish music, popular during the rule of the ________ in the region, was replaced by national music.
IstanbulTurkish peopleOttoman EmpireTurkey

Question 8: ________ (872-950) wrote a notable book on music titled Kitab al-Musiqi al-Kabir (The Great Book of Music).
Early Islamic philosophyAl-FarabiAvicennismIslamic philosophy

Question 9: Based in ________, the group fusing the Gnawa with Reggae.

Question 10: As was the case in other artistic and scientific fields, Arabs translated and developed Greek texts and works of music and mastered the ________ of the Greeks (i.e.
Classical musicMusic theoryMusical formMusical notation

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