Note Reading Level 3 QUIZ!


Instructions: Answer the 18 questions (plus 2 bonus questions).

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1) Which of the following instruments. answer a,b,c or d, does NOT typically play music in the treble clef?

a) French horn

b) soprano voice

c) violin

d) tuba

2) Name the notes of the following passage:

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3) Name the notes of the following passage:

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4) Name the notes in the passage below:

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5) In the same passage (above), how many intervals of an octave are there?

6) What does m2 mean? Choose from one of 4 possible answers, a,b,c or d, below. 

a) minor chromatic

b) minor second

c) major second

d) melodic second octave

7) What is the only Major scale that uses flats, but is not based around (or does not begin and end on) on a flat note?

8) True or False: Two semi-tones above A is C.

10) Name the two ​other notes on the piano that are a semitone apart but not sharp or flat.

11) What is significant about the four notes named in questions 9 and 10? Answer a,b,c or d.

a) all 4 notes are a semitone apart from one another

b) these notes are found in 2 different octaves

c) together they make 2 white keys and 2 black keys

d) they are all white keys

12) What is the enharmonic for G?

13) What is the enharmonic for B♭?

14) What kind of scale is this, answer a,b or c?

a) chromatic

b) minor

c) major

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15) What are the notes of a B♭ Major scale, answer a,b or c?

a) B♭C D E F G A B♭

b) B♭ C D E♭ F G A B♭

c) F G A B♭C D E F

16) Which of the following three examples, a,b or c, shows the first 4 notes of an E Major scale?

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17) True or False, a semitone and a minor second are two different intervallic distances.

9) Name 2 notes on the piano that are a semitone apart, yet neither note is sharp or flat.

18) True or False, to travel the distance of 2 semitones is the same as traveling the distance of 1 whole tone?

Bonus 1/2:  Reading left to right the passage below, there are 7 consecutive intervals. What are they? In other words, from one note to the next, how many m2 and how many M2? 

Bonus 2/2: Instead of looking at each individual interval, what name could you give to this pattern of notes, that might allow you to determine the number of m2 and M2 (or tones and semitones) more quickly?

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