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Middle of the road (music): Quiz


Question 1: [1] Artists such as ________ (pop)[2] and Train (rock)[3] are considered middle-of-the-road musicians.
Back Home (Westlife album)WestlifeWhere We AreAgainst All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)

Question 2: During the 1960s and the 1970s, the ________ radio stations were "MOR radio", while its contemporary analogues are the Smooth Jazz and the Soft AC formats.
Easy listeningBeautiful musicAdult contemporary musicAdult standards

Question 3: ________ of the pre-rock & roll era; and, later, imitative recordings of the style
Traditional pop musicBritish pop musicCantopopAmerican pop

Question 4: MOR music is broadly popular music, but not technically ________; generally, it is strongly melodic and often features vocal harmony technique and orchestral arrangements.
SurrealismDadaAvant-gardeAbstract expressionism

Question 5: For example, in writing about ________, critic Sasha Frere-Jones characterised her music as "appeal[ing] to people who don't, otherwise, listen to Pop.
We Belong TogetherMariah CareyThe Remixes (Mariah Carey album)I'll Be There (The Jackson 5 song)


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