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Beginner level 1 Answers:
1. What letters are in the music alphabet?
A B C D E F G


2. Which is longer, a quarter note, or a half note? half note


3. How many lines are in a staff? 5 lines


4. How many spaces?  4 spaces


5. What is the name of the sign that is put on the staff for playing notes below middle C? Bass Clef


6. What is the name of the sign on the staff for playing notes above middle C? Treble Clef


7. Can you name the 5 line notes of the Treble Clef? E G B D F


8. What are the space notes for the Treble Clef? F A C E


9. What are the line notes for the Bass Clef? G B D F A


10. What are the space notes for the Bass Clef? A C E G

 

Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate level 1 Answers:
1. What notes are in the C scale? 
C D E F G A B C


2. What notes make up a C chord? C E G


3. What are the names of the other two primary chords in the key of C?  G7 and F


4. Besides letter names, What Roman numerals are used to name the primary chords?

I, IV, V (sometimes with the 7th)


5. What letters make up a G7 chord? G B D F


6. What letters make up an F chord? F A C


7. What scale has one sharp? The G scale


8. What are the primary chords in this scale? I=G B D; IV= C E G; V (7)= D F# A (C)


9. How many 16 notes fit into a quarter note? 4 because 16th notes are equal to 1/4 beat each.


10.  How many 8th notes fit into a whole note? 8 because 8th notes are equal to 1/2 beat each.

 

Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced level 1 Answers:
1. Name the order of flats as they go on the staff. 
B E A D G C F


2. Name the order of sharps as they go on the staff.  F C G D A E B


3. What major key has 4 flats? Ab


4. What major key has 4 sharps? E


5. What is the relative minor to C major? a minor


6. What is the parallel minor to C major? c minor


7. What interval is C up to Bb? Major 2nd


8. What interval is D up to G? Perfect 4th


9. What interval is A down to E? Perfect 4th


10. What interval is B down to F? Tritone

 

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Beginner level 2 Answers:

1. Name the following notes in the Bass clef:
    3rd space E   1st line G  4th space G 2nd space C
    5th line  A    3rd line D  1st space A2nd line B


2. How many quarter notes are in a whole note? 4


3. How many half notes are in a whole note? 2


4. How many quarter notes are in a half note? 2


5. Name the following notes in the Treble clef:
   
3rd space C1st line E   4th space E     2nd space  A
    5th line F    3rd line B  1st space F  2nd line G


6. What divides music into measures? Barlines


7. What are the numbers at the beginning of the staff in a line of music?
   
The Time Signature

 

8. What finger number is used for your pinkies? 5


9. What finger number is used for your thumbs? 1


10. What is the name of the staff that is used for piano music?
The Grand Staff
 

Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate level 2 Answers:

1. What notes are in the G major scale?  G A B C  D  E  F#  G


2. What notes make up a G chord?  G  B  D


3. What are the names of the other two primary chords in the key of G?  C   D7


4. Besides letter names, Roman numerals are used to name the primary chords. What are they?  I  IV  V7


5. What letters make up a D7 chord? D F# A C

 (when going from the G chord, play this chord in this order:  F#  C   D.  The "A" can be left out.)


6. What letters make up an C chord? C   E  G


7. What major scale has 2 sharps?  D Major


8. What are the primary chords in this scale? D  (I)  G (IV)  A7 (V7)


9. What is a triplet?A notation used to indicate a given space of time is temporarily being subdivided
    into 3 rather than into two.  An example would be an 8th note triplet.  This is one beat long and has
    three notes that are equal in time value to two 8th notes.


10.  How many 8th note triplets fit into a measure with 3 beats?  3 sets, or nine notes, 3 in each triplet.
 

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