The Piper's TIP - Theory Improves Playing (SCQF Level 5)

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SCQF Level 5/PDQB Level 3 Practice Theory Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Guess the time signature for the monotone rhythm:
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      6/8

    • D. 

      9/8

  • 2. 
    Guess the time signature for the monotone rhythm:
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      6/8

    • D. 

      9/8

  • 3. 
    Guess the time signature for the monotone rhythm:
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      6/8

    • D. 

      9/8

  • 4. 
    Guess the time signature for the monotone rhythm:
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      4/4

    • D. 

      12/8

  • 5. 
    Guess the time signature for the monotone rhythm:
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      4/4

    • D. 

      12/8

  • 6. 
    Guess the time signature for the monotone rhythm:
    • A. 

      2/4

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      4/4

    • D. 

      12/8

  • 7. 
    The leger lines are the 5 lines the music is written on
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The leger line is a short additional line
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The leger line separates the bars
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The leger line sits above or below the stave
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The leger line extends the range of the notes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The leger line is used to show that a section is repeated
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Identify the leger line:
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
  • 14. 
    The name for this is:
    • A. 

      The Short Staff

    • B. 

      The Full Stave

    • C. 

      The Great Staff

  • 15. 
    The top stave shows:
    • A. 

      Pipe Chanter Range

    • B. 

      All the tenor drums

    • C. 

      Piano accompaniment

  • 16. 
    The bass stave shows:
    • A. 

      The bottom notes on the chanter

    • B. 

      Drones and drums

    • C. 

      The snare drums

  • 17. 
    Drones and drums are tuned to which note of the pipe chanter?
    • A. 

      Low G

    • B. 

      Low A

    • C. 

      D

  • 18. 
    This is a:
    • A. 

      Tenor Clef

    • B. 

      Bass Clef

    • C. 

      Treble Clef

  • 19. 
    This is a:
    • A. 

      Tenor Clef

    • B. 

      Bass Clef

    • C. 

      Treble Clef

  • 20. 
    Tenor drums appear on the:
    • A. 

      Tenor Stave

    • B. 

      Bass Stave

    • C. 

      Treble Stave

  • 21. 
    The pipe chanter appears on the:
    • A. 

      Tenor Stave

    • B. 

      Bass Stave

    • C. 

      Treble Stave

  • 22. 
    Bass drums appear on the:
    • A. 

      Tenor Stave

    • B. 

      Bass Stave

    • C. 

      Treble Stave

  • 23. 
    The instrument must correctly  ______  the player
  • 24. 
    ____: Fit the player (not too big or too small)
  • 25. 
    ____  ___ : Should be non-restrictive
  • 26. 
    Use _______  ______ on cover for a secure fit
  • 27. 
    ________ : Correct size to allow for Positive Piping Posture
  • 28. 
    Ensure the _____  _____ supports a comfortable playing position
  • 29. 
    ______ : correctly spaced (5-6 inches/hands width apart)
  • 30. 
    Ensure ______ are of equal length, not too long to distract from playing
  • 31. 
    Use ____ hemp
  • 32. 
    It is ____ resistant
  • 33. 
    It forms an _______ seal
  • 34. 
    Wind hemp evenly under ______
  • 35. 
    Check as you go for good ___
  • 36. 
    Joints should be ____, air tight and user friendly 
  • 37. 
    You should always clean and ___ your instrument after use
  • 38. 
    Safely remove ___ ______ and place in dry stock
  • 39. 
    ___ out drone reeds
  • 40. 
    Open zip, allow ___ to air (synthetic)
  • 41. 
    Dry out ________  _______ (clean tube etc.)
  • 42. 
    Clean ____ with brushes
  • 43. 
    Clean and dry drones with _______
  • 44. 
    ________ checks for a well-maintained instrument
  • 45. 
    Play _____ __ to keep your instrument in good playing order
  • 46. 
    ______ in a safe, regulated, temperate environment
  • 47. 
    Always _____ pipes after playing
  • 48. 
    Instrument = clean, tidy, correctly _____, and always Good to Go
  • 49. 
    Well maintained instruments must be _______
  • 50. 
    Check ___ (airtight/leaks) season if appropriate
  • 51. 
    Check _____ are securely fit to bag (not leaking)
  • 52. 
    Non-restrictive _________ control system
  • 53. 
    Ensure all reeds are secure in ___  ____
  • 54. 
    Ensure _____ are securely hemped for air tight seal
  • 55. 
    Check for ___ _______; drone reeds, drone valves, blowstick valve, wood (cracks)
  • 56. 
    The following are examples of ____  ______: Eezydrone, Canning, Crozier, MG, Kinnairds, Henderson's