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The piano was originally called the pianoforte because of its ability to play notes both quietly and loudly. The piano has thousands of parts that work together to give great quality sound and soothing music for ears. Take up the quiz below on pianos if you consider yourself a lover of the instrument and the music it produces.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If a piece is in the key of C major, how many sharps or flats are there?

    • A.

      1 Flat

    • B.

      1 Sharp

    • C.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. None
    Explanation
    In the key of C major, there are no sharps or flats. The key of C major is unique because it contains only natural notes, which are the white keys on a piano. It does not have any sharps or flats in its key signature, making it a simple and straightforward key to play in.

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  • 2. 

    The standard piano keyboard has ___ keys, which include 52 white and 36 black keys.

    Correct Answer
    88, eighty- eight, eighty eight
    Explanation
    A full-size standard piano keyboard typically has 88 keys in total. This includes 52 white keys, which represent the natural notes, and 36 black keys, which are the sharps and flats. This range allows pianists to play a wide repertoire of music from classical to modern genres.

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  • 3. 

    How many keys are in an octave?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    There are 8 keys in an octave. An octave is a musical interval that spans 8 notes, including both the white and black keys on a piano keyboard. The pattern of the keys in an octave is a repetition of 7 white keys and 5 black keys. Therefore, the correct answer is 8.

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  • 4. 

    A chord consists of more than one note played at the same time?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A chord is a musical term that refers to the simultaneous sounding of multiple notes played together. It typically consists of three or more notes played at the same time, creating a harmonious sound. Therefore, the statement that "a chord consists of more than one note played at the same time" is true.

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  • 5. 

    A piano has a total of ___ keys

    Correct Answer
    88
    eighty-eight
    eighty eight
    Explanation
    A piano typically has a total of 88 keys. These keys are used to produce different musical notes and span across the instrument's entire range. The answer options provided, "88," "eighty-eight," and "eighty eight," all indicate the same quantity of keys on a piano, which is 88.

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  • 6. 

    What does the term "tempo" mean?

    • A.

      The speed of the piece

    • B.

      The length of the piece

    • C.

      The amount of notes in the piece

    Correct Answer
    A. The speed of the piece
    Explanation
    The term "tempo" refers to the speed at which a musical piece is played. It indicates how fast or slow the music should be performed. The tempo can vary depending on the style and mood of the piece, and it is typically indicated by Italian terms such as "allegro" (fast), "andante" (moderate), or "adagio" (slow). Therefore, the correct answer is "The speed of the piece."

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  • 7. 

    When you see this:What does this stand for?

    • A.

      Flantissico

    • B.

      Fortissimo

    • C.

      Forte

    Correct Answer
    B. Fortissimo
    Explanation
    The given options Flantissico, Fortissimo, and Forte are musical terms used to indicate the volume or intensity of a piece of music. Among these options, the correct answer is Fortissimo. Fortissimo is an Italian term that means "very loud" and is used in music notation to instruct performers to play a specific section of music with a strong and powerful sound. It is often abbreviated as "ff" in sheet music.

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  • 8. 

    In 4/4 time, how many quarter notes are there in a measure?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    In 4/4 time, there are four quarter notes in a measure. This is because the top number in the time signature (4) represents the number of beats in a measure, and the bottom number (also 4) represents the type of note that receives one beat. In this case, the quarter note receives one beat, so there are four quarter notes in a measure.

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