Beginners' Keyboard Initial Assessment

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Beginners

This quiz is designed to test the taker's awareness of note-naming conventions for musical sounds (notes) and the physical position of musical sounds (notes) on the standard piano keyboard.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many letters are used to name musical sounds?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      12

  • 2. 
    How are the black keys grouped on a piano keyboard?  Tick both answers.
    • A. 

      In groups of 2

    • B. 

      In groups of 3

    • C. 

      In groups of 4

    • D. 

      In groups of 6

  • 3. 
    How many letters can be used to name the sound of all black keys?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    The name of the white key to the left of any group of 2 of black keys is called 
  • 5. 
    How is the note F played on the keyboard?
    • A. 

      The note F is played using the white key to the left of any group of 2 black keys

    • B. 

      The note F is played using the white key to the right of any group of 2 black keys

    • C. 

      The note F is played using the white key to the left of any group of 3 black keys

    • D. 

      The note F is played using the white key to the right of any group of 3 black keys

  • 6. 
    Where can you find any key with the name E on a piano keyboard?
    • A. 

      To the right of 3 black keys

    • B. 

      To the right of 2 black keys

    • C. 

      To the left of 2 black keys

    • D. 

      To the left of 3 black keys

  • 7. 
    There are 2 likely names given to the middle black key of any group of 3 black keys.  The letters used to name this black key, in alphabetical order are and .
  • 8. 
    The sound of any white key on the keyboard between 2 black keys can be named by one of three letters. One of these 3 letters is                          
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