In tune with the times
1 Do you sing in the shower?
a. Yes, it's my private studio.
b. Only on sunny days.
c. No way - someone might hear.
2 My iPod is ...
a. my best friend - it goes everywhere with me.
b. another cool gadget.
c. Who said I had an iPod?
3 Ever bought the soundtrack to a movie?
a. Only nerds do that.
b. If it's got some good tunes.
c. Yes, and I keep them in alphabetical order.
4 Can you read music?
a. No, I only speak English.
b. Yes, and I hear it in my head.
c. Just a few notes.
5 Have you got rhythm?
a. Yo, brotha, I got da beat.
b. Sure, I can get a tune.
c. Briefly, but I can't hold it for long.
6 How many musical instruments can you play?
a. Three or more.
b. One or two.
c. Does crashing rubbish bin lids together count?
7 When did you last get a tune stuck in your head?
a. Last year.
b. Last week.
8 Do you sing?
a. I do Happy Birthday and stuff.
b. I'm the King/Queen of Karaoke.
c. Never, glasses would shatter.
Calculate your score
1 a = 3, b = 2, c = 1
2 a = 3, b = 2, c = 1
3 a = 1, b = 2, c = 3
4 a = 1, b = 3, c = 2
5 a = 3, b = 2, c = 1
6 a = 3, b = 2, c = 1
7 a = 1, b = 2, c = 3
8 a = 2, b = 3, c = 1
How did you do?
8-13: Chances are you're tone-deaf, but don't be too uptight about music, and you might just find you enjoy it.
14-19: Music is part of your life, but it doesn't rule you.
20-24: You live for music. Without it, your life is colourless.