The Major Scale

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Scale Quizzes & Trivia

This is a music quiz about the major scale


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a scale?
    • A. 

      A selection of certain keys within a measure

    • B. 

      A selection of certain instruments within a band

    • C. 

      A selection of certain notes within an octave

    • D. 

      A selection of certain bars within a symphony

    • E. 

      A selection of certain harmonies within a clef signature

  • 2. 
    What is the formula for the major scale?
    • A. 

      W W W h W W W h

    • B. 

      W W h W W h

    • C. 

      W W h h W W h h

    • D. 

      W W h W W W h

    • E. 

      W W h W W h

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      C D E F G A B

    • B. 

      C D# E F G Ab B

    • C. 

      C D# E F Gb A B

    • D. 

      C D E F# G A B

    • E. 

      C D E F# G A Bb

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Eb F G# Ab B C D

    • B. 

      Eb F# G A Bb C D

    • C. 

      Eb F G A# B C D

    • D. 

      Eb F G# Ab Bb C# D

    • E. 

      Eb F G Ab Bb C D

  • 5. 
    How many sharps does the D Major scale have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 6. 
    Which notes on a piano keyboard do not have a black key between them?
    • A. 

      A,B & F,G

    • B. 

      B,C & D,E

    • C. 

      C,D & F,G

    • D. 

      B,C & E,F

    • E. 

      A,B & D,E

  • 7. 
    What note is the same as B#?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      Bb

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      Cb

    • E. 

      C#

  • 8. 
    What note is a whole step up from Ab?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      Bb

    • D. 

      B#

    • E. 

      C

  • 9. 
    For a whole step, you move over how many piano keys?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 10. 
    If you start at C and go up 2 whole steps and 1 half step, then you will end up at....
    • A. 

      D#

    • B. 

      Eb

    • C. 

      E

    • D. 

      F

    • E. 

      F#