# Measures & Time Signature

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 883  Settings  Choose the best answer. This quiz is about Measures and Time Signatures.

• 1.
What is the name of the black lines that divide the staff into measures?
• A.

Bar lines

• B.

Staff lines

• C.

Measure lines

• D.

Music lines

• E.

Note lines

• 2.
How many measures does this staff have?
• A.

3

• B.

4

• C.

5

• D.

6

• E.

7

• 3.
What are these numbers called?
• A.

Beats

• B.

Time line

• C.

Staff

• D.

Measure

• E.

Time signature

• 4.
What is the purpose of a time signature?
• A.

To indicate the speed at which music must be played

• B.

To show who wrote a piece of music

• C.

To define the amount and type of notes in each measure

• D.

To determine how long each note must be played

• E.

To show how loudly each note must be played

• 5.
How many quarter notes does this measure contain?
• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• E.

7

• 6.
What does the 4 mean in this picture?
• A.

The measure contains whole notes

• B.

The measure contains half notes

• C.

The measure contains quarter notes

• D.

The measure contains eighths notes

• E.

The measure contains sixteenths notes

• 7.
What does this time signature mean?
• A.

Each measure contains 6 quarter notes

• B.

Each measure contains 8 half notes

• C.

Each measure contains 6 whole notes

• D.

Each measure contains 6 eighths notes

• E.

Each measure contains 8 sixths notes

• 8.
How many half notes does a measure in 3/2 time contain?
• A.

0

• B.

1

• C.

2

• D.

3

• E.

4

• 9.
How many whole notes does a measure in 4/4 time contain?
• A.

0

• B.

1

• C.

2

• D.

3

• E.

4

• 10.
How many quarter notes does a measure in 6/8 time contain?
• A.

0

• B.

1

• C.

2

• D.

3

• E.

4

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