The following items will test your understanding of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one
correct answer for each item. When you have completed the exercise, check your answers with the answer
key that follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, review that part of the lesson which contains the portion
How is the baton held at the position of attention?
A. In the hand with the tip down
B. In the right hand with the tip down
C. In the left hand with the tip up
D. In the right hand with the tip up
What type of ending makes the cut off cadence preferred to a fermata cut off?
A. A fermata over the last note
B. A tenuto over the last note
C. A cut off point which does not provide a rhythmic three-count ending
D. A cut off point with a rhythmic three-count ending
When the baton is held by both hands in front of the chin and parallel to the ground, band members
should come to the _______________ position.