Hello, and welcome to the Praxis II Music
Content Knowledge Exam informational video! The Music Content Knowledge, or Music CK,
is designed to measure the knowledge and competencies necessary for a Music Teacher. The exam is
broken into four categories; Music History and Literature, Theory and Composition, Performance,
and Pedagogy, Professional Issues, and Technology. The exam has two different types of questions
in it, Multiple-Choice and Listening questions. Section 1, Music History and Literature, has
8 listening questions and 9 multiple choice questions and is worth 14% of the exam. Section
2, Theory and Composition, has 9 listening questions and 10 multiple-choice questions
and is worth 16%. Section 3, Performance, has 13 listening questions and 15 multiple-choice
questions and is worth 23%. And the final section, Pedagogy, Professional Issues, and
Technology, does not have any listening questions but has 56 multiple choice questions and is
worth the remaining 47% of the exam. All of this makes up for a total of 120 questions,
30 of which are listening and 90 of which are multiple-choice.
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