Quiz: Only A Music Major Can Get 26/26 On This A-Z Music Quiz

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So you think you majored in music?

See if your music theory skills are up to scratch with this quiz which asks a range of questions on basic music knowledge and terminology.

 Sep 29, 2017
1 of 26Pick your answer!
Tempo refers to what?
The music's pitch
The music's volume
The music's speed
2 of 26Pick your answer!
When a major interval is raised by half a step, is becomes diminished. True or false?
True
False
3 of 26Pick your answer!
Which of the following is NOT a musical note?
A
G
W
4 of 26Pick your answer!
Define an interval.
A kind of singer
The distance between two notes
An instrument
5 of 26Pick your answer!
Which of the following scales has a sad feel when all notes are played in order?
Major
Minor
6 of 26Pick your song!
How many sharps are in the key of G Major?
5
2
1
7 of 26Pick your answer!
Which of the following notes comes next on the lines of the treble clef? E G B...
D
A
C
8 of 26Pick your answer!
Which of the following notes comes next in the spaces of the treble clef? F A C...
D
E
B
9 of 26Pick your answer!
How many beats are there in a quarter rest?
3
1
2
10 of 26Pick your answer!
When you transpose a piece of music, what do you do to it?
Change the accompaniments
Change the tempo
Change the key
11 of 26Pick your answer!
Is a bass clef used for showing notes that are lower or higher than the treble clef?
Lower
Higher
12 of 26Pick your answer!
How many sharps does the key of F minor have?
0
3
5
13 of 26Pick your answer!
When placed by a note, what does a flat do to the note?
Lowers the pitch
Lengthens the note
Raises the pitch
14 of 26Pick your answer!
The key of Ab Major has 4 flats. True or false?
True
False
15 of 26Pick your answer!
There are 5 horizontal lines on a staff. True or false?
False
True
16 of 26Pick your answer!
If you’re listening to a crescendo, the music is ______.
gradually getting louder
gradully getting quieter
gradually getting slower
17 of 26Fill in the blank!
______ is a sight singing technique that uses the syllables of do-re-mi-fa-sol-la-ti-do to correspond to musical notes.
Accelerando
Solfege
Counterpoint
18 of 26Fill in the blank!
_____ pertains to the loudness or softness of a musical composition.
Key Signature
Tempo
Dynamics
19 of 26Name the note!
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B
G
F
20 of 26Name the note!
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F#
F# & Gb
Gb
21 of 26Pick your answer!
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D
G
C
22 of 26Pick your answer!
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G
E
A
23 of 26Fill in the blank!
Guitar players often use ________ rather than sheet music.
Tempo sheets
Tablature or tab
Sight singing
24 of 26Fill in the blank!
The circle of fifths is visual tool designed to illustrate __________.
Key signatures + the major & relative minor keys.
Time signatures
Chords
25 of 26Fill in the blank!
The ability to recognize any pitch or note from memory is called _______.
Alternative pitch
Relative pitch
Perfect pitch
26 of 26Name the note!
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C
A
E
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