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Whole note: Quiz


Question 1: The American name is a ________ of the German Ganze Note.
German languageLoanwordChinese languageCalque

Question 2: The whole note derives from the semibrevis of ________, and this is the origin of the British name.
Gregorian chantMedieval musicMensural notationArs subtilior

Question 3: In ________, a whole note (American) or semibreve (British) is a note represented by a hollow oval note head, like a half note (or minim), and no note stem (see Figure 1).
Classical musicMusicMusic theoryMusical notation

Question 4: The whole note and whole rest may also be used in music of free rhythm, such as ________, to denote a whole measure, irrespective of the time of that measure.
Byzantine musicGregorian chantAmbrosian chantAnglican chant


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