Basic Theory

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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Music Theory Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about basic music theory. Including note names, values, rhythms and terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the lines of the treble clef?
    • A. 

      A B C D E

    • B. 

      E G B D F

    • C. 

      F A C E G

    • D. 

      G B D F A

  • 2. 
    What are the spaces of the treble clef?
    • A. 

      A C E G

    • B. 

      A B C D

    • C. 

      F A C E

    • D. 

      F A D E

  • 3. 
    How many beats does a whole note get?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      1/2

  • 4. 
    How many beats does one eighth note get?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      1/2

  • 5. 
    How many beats does a quarter rest get?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      1/2

  • 6. 
    How many beats does a half note get?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      1/2

  • 7. 
    How many beats does a dotted half note get?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      1/2

  • 8. 
    Tempo is the ____________ of music.
  • 9. 
    Mf means to play  _____________  ____________.
  • 10. 
    Piano means to play ____________
  • 11. 
    A curved line connecting notes of the same pitch is called a ___________
  • 12. 
    A crescendo means to gradually get ______________
  • 13. 
    A decrescendo means to gradually get _______________
  • 14. 
    4/4, 3/4, and 2/4 are all types of ___________ signatures
  • 15. 
    You will find the ________ signature between the clef sign and the time signature.