Fundamentals of Music Theory Week 2 Quiz Answers

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Fundamentals of Music Theory Week 2 Quiz Answers

Question 1)
What note is this?

  • C♯
  • A♯
  • G♯
  • A♭

Question 2
What is the sixth note in the first bar called?

  • A
  • B
  • B♯
  • F
  • G
  • G♯

Question 3)
What is the relative minor of B major?

  • D Minor
  • G Minor
  • G# Minor
  • B Minor

Question 4)
This is (almost) the scale of E major but it has one mistake. Which note is incorrect?

  • 7
  • 8
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
  • 6
  • 1

Question 5)
What is the relative major of E♭ minor?

  • G♭ Major
  • F Major
  • D♯ Major
  • E♭ Major
  • F♯ Major

Question 6)
What scale is this?

  • B♭ Major
  • G natural Minor
  • B Melodic Minor
  • G major
  • G Harmonic Minor
  • G Phrygian

Question 7)
Which two keys does this key signature represent?

  • D♯ Minor
  • G# Minor
  • D minor
  • G♯ Major
  • F♯ Major
  • A♯ Minor
  • G♭ Major
  • E♭ Minor

Question 8)
Which of these key signatures represents the key of G♯ Minor?



Question 9)
Why do we have different types of minor scale?

  • The harmonic minor and melodic minor allow for stronger cadences and more distinctive melodic lines in comparison to the natural minor.
  • There is no real reason…they just sound good.
  • So we can write sad music.
  • To stop our ears getting bored of the same sound.

Question 10)
What of these provides the best explanation of the term ‘key’?
Select one answer from the following.

  • ‘Key’ is the way of telling whether the music sounds happy or sad. This is essentially a question of modality.
  • ‘Key’ is just another name for scale.
  • ‘Key’ refers to the way in which we perceive the hierarchy of notes and chords; it specifies the home note and modality also.
  • ‘Key’ tells us how high or low the music is on the stave. Clefs also help to establish this.


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