Second Term Examination Cultural and Creative Arts for JSS 1 – JSS 3 Term 2 Exam Questions








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Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1. Art is a means of __________.

(a) expression

(b) dimension

(c) formation

(d) domination


2. The rudiments of music include the following except __________.

(a) rest

(b) time

(c) clefts

(d) hours


3. __________ requires a good skill tutorship which is achieved through apprenticeship.

(a) Drama

(b) Craft

(c) Music

(d) Dance


4. Ivory carving can be seen at __________.

(a) Abeokuta

(b) Badagry

(c) Benin

(d) Ibadan


5. The features of drama that are important to the understanding of any writing is called __________.

(a) element

(b) concept

(c) benefit

(d) characteristics


6. __________ is style in dance.

(a) Double dance

(b) Pure dance

(c) Single dance

(d) Mixed dance


7. __________ is purposely to narrate story through sequence of action.

(a) Ballet

(b) Tangol

(c) Dance drama

(d) Gospel


8. One of the materials for paper craft is __________.

(a) needle

(b) basket

(c) cotton

(d) paper


9. The instrument created to make musical sounds is called __________.
(a) musical instrument

(b) musical note

(c) musical key

(d) musical cleft


10. __________ produces sounds by vibrating a strength membrane.

(a) Chordophones

(b) Membranphone

(c) Aerophones

(d) Idiophones


11. An example of subrano instrument is __________.
(a) trombone

(b) bonetone

(c) flute

(d) bass drum


12. Bambo solid drum can be seen in __________.

(a) Spain

(b) Turkey

(c) Germany

(d) Africa


13. An art of making pictures with various materials is called __________.

(a) collage

(b) paper marche

(c) craft

(d) painting


14. A person who ensures that all the members of the cast have their lines mastered is called __________.

(a) producer

(b) manager

(c) director

(d) security


15. Collage can be used as __________.

(a) advertisement

(b) instrument

(c) drama

(d) beautification


16. One of the materials used in tie and dye is __________.

(a) fabric

(b) clay

(c) grass

(d) cane


17. __________ is used to fix collage on the work surface.

(a) Knife

(b) Cloth

(c) Glue

(d) Oil


18. All are components of dance except __________.

(a) music

(b) language

(c) balance

(d) script


19. To achieve a sense of belonging, one must __________.

(a) quarrel

(b) co-operate

(c) fight

(d) faint


20. To understand what you are hearing is one of the _____________________ of ear training.

(a) elements

(b) disadvantages

(c) importance

(d) technique




Answer four (4) questions from this section.

1a. Explain craft.

1b. Mention three crafts and their locations.


2a. Write three functions of drama.

2b What is contemporary dance?


3a. List three dance patterns.

3b. What do you understand by ear training?


4a. List six materials for paper craft.

4b. What is collage?


5a. Mention three musical instruments with their classifications and locations.

5b. Who is a dance director?



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Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1. __________ is one of the materials for leather work.

(a) Clay

(b) Fabric

(c) Skin

(d) Bronze


2. All are materials for relief painting except __________.

(a) paper

(b) wood

(c) pencil

(d) brush


3. __________ is the style of Sir Shina Peters.

(a) Afro-juju

(b) Juju

(c) Gospel

(d) Afrobeat


4. A time set aside to practice drama before public presentation is __________.

(a) choreography

(b) rehearsal

(c) practice

(d) perfection


5. __________ talks about communication skills and styles of the actors and actresses.

(a) Reading

(b) Movement

(c) Expression

(d) Action


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6. The time when actors and actresses become word perfect in a particular drama is called __________.

(a) make-up

(b) costumes

(c) technical

(d) polishing


7. Dance __________ are responsible for leading dance classes.

(a) managers

(b) directors

(c) teachers

(d) careers


8. All are dance artists in Nigeria except __________.

(a) Bernard T

(b) Davido

(c) Kcee

(d) Kaffy


9. __________ is one of the good dancers in Nigeria.

(a) PSquare

(b) Yemi Alade

(c) Don Campbell

(d) Amarachi


10. The self –sounding instrument that produces sound by the vibration of the body is __________.

(a) chordophone

(b) idiophione

(c) membranophone

(d) aerophone


11. A group of musical instruments that produce sound through the air column is __________.

(a) aerophone

(b) idiophone

(c) chordophone

(d) membranophone


12. Western musical instruments are categorized into __________ Families.

(a) 2

(b) 5

(c) 3

(d) 4


13. The string family of instruments comprises of __________ different instruments.

(a) 4

(b) 6

(c) 1

(d) 2


14. Painting is done on a flat surface, therefore it is a __________ dimensional art.

(a) 1

(b) 4

(c) 2

(d) 5


15. __________ is a type of painting.

(a) still birth

(b) still go

(c) still stay

(d) still life


16. One of the equipment for painting is __________.

(a) donkey bench

(b) desk

(c) stool

(d) foam


17. __________ has no key signature of its own.

(a) Best scale

(b) Minor scale

(c) Cleft scale

(d) Key scale


18. The painting that involves things created by God is called __________.

(a) still life

(b) abstract

(c) nature

(d) inanimate


19. The painting of human beings either in whole or part of the body is called __________.

(a) landscape

(b) seascape

(c) imagination

(d) figure


20. The painting done from memory is called __________ painting.

(a) imaginative

(b) figure

(c) still life

(d) nature



Answer four (4) questions in this section.

1a. List three Nigerian music composers and their styles.

1b. What is rehearsal?


2a. List four dance artists in Nigeria.

2b. Explain all you know about musical instruments.


3a. List and explain two Western musical instruments.

3b. What is painting?


4a. List and explain two types of painting.

4b. Mention five tools and equipment for painting.


5a. What is minor scale?

5b. Mention three crafts and their locations.







Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1. __________ is a part of singing.

(a) Soprano

(b) Key

(c) Cleft

(d) Major


2. There are __________ forms of major scale.

(a) 3

(b) 2

(c) 5

(d) 6


3. Letters are classified into and __________ and __________.

(a) blocked and signs

(b) block and set

(c) block and script

(d) block and signal


4. __________ has no projections or serifs.

(a) The block

(b) Old English

(c) The Romans

(d) the Gothics


5. __________ is an ending or a resting point in a music.

(a) Full stop

(b) Stop

(c) Cadence

(d) End


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6. A chord containing three different notes is __________.

(a) traid

(b) sound

(c) key

(d) element


7. The fundamental note on which a traid is built is called __________.

(a) root

(b) stem

(c) leaf

(d) body


8. __________ is a motif formed from parts of plant.

(a) Animal motif

(b) Traditional motif

(c) Geometric motif

(d) Floral motif


9. Geometric motifs are created from __________.

(a) basic terms

(b) basic shapes

(c) basic major

(d) basic scale


10. The person who carries out the activities of choreography is called __________.

(a) dancer

(b) choreographer

(c) director

(d) manager


11. __________ is a method by which yam is manipulated to create textile.

(a) Sewing

(b) Clothing

(c) Amending

(d) Knitting


12. There are __________ types of cadence.

(a) 2

(b) 6

(c) 4

(d) 7


13. The act of construction of the alphabets is called __________.

(a) alphabetical

(b) alpha

(c) writing

(d) lettering


14. One of the tools for knitting is __________.

(a) nail

(b) scissors

(c) button

(d) zip


15. The free hand letter is __________.

(a) the script

(b) the serifs

(c) the sigh

(d) the text


16. The letters used to open paragraphs is called __________.

(a) the new English

(b) the Western English

(c) the old English

(d) the African English


17. __________ is one person singing.

(a) tenor

(b) bass

(c) quartet

(d) solo


18. __________ is known for court art and royalties.

(a) Benin

(b) Igboukwu

(c) Esie

(d) Egyptians


19. There are __________ forms of major scale.

(a) 4

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 5


20. __________ is the public display of an art work.

(a) Shop

(b) Cast

(c) Exhibition

(d) Gallery



Answer four (4) questions in this section.

1a. In a short note, explain all you know about motif.

1b. With a diagram, list three types of motif.


2a. What is choreography?

2b. List and illustrate three dance patterns.


3a. Explain cadence in music.

3b. The block letters are divided into two; list and explain them.


4a. List three types of singing.

4b. Explain what is meant by minor scale.


5a. To be a good singer, what must you do?

5b. Construct letters A — D