Note Reading, Level 2 QUIZ!

Instructions: Answer the 18 questions (plus 2 bonus questions) using the form at the bottom of the page.

1) Based on the passage below, write the names of the notes as they appear from left to right  

10) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

11) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the LAST note is A. 

2) Which statement about these two notes is correct?

Answer a, b , c or d

a) one is middle C and the other is C3

b) they are the same note name but different pitches

c) they are the same note but played on different piano keys

d) they are the same note and played on the same piano key

12) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

13) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

3) Name this note:

4) In which option, a,b,c or d are the correct notes from the audio clip?

 

a) c b a

b) a b c 

c) a c e 

d) a c d

5) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

14) Listen to the audio clips below and choose which answer, a,b,c or d is a minor scale:

a)
b)
c)
d)

15) Look at the image below. What is the name for this kind of staff where the treble and bass staves are joined with a bracket?

6) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

7) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

8) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the LAST note is A. 

9) What are the notes played in the audio clip? Hint: the first note is A. 

BONUS 1/2: To play the following passage on the piano with the right hand, which is the best note to place your thumb (also known to pianists as 1st finger) on? 

16) What is the purpose of this kind of "double staff"? Answer a,b,c or d

a) it's for reading the treble and bass staves at the same time

b) it allows more space for notes on leger lines

c) it allows for perspective in reading the treble clef

d) the layout makes it easier to hear the pitches as they are being read

17) If one full, eight-step scale is played beginning on the note B, what note will the scale end on?

18) How many leger lines do you need to write the the first D that is below the staff in the bass clef? (hint, the answer would be the same if I asked for the first D that is above the bass clef staff) Answer a, b c or d:

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

BONUS 2/2: To play the following passage on the piano with the right hand, which note should be played with the pinkie finger (also known to pianists as the 5th finger)?

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