Music 101 Final Review

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 80

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Music Quizzes & Trivia

A review of terminology from weeks 1 through 13


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of scale(s) contains a leading tone?
    • A. 

      Major & natural minor

    • B. 

      Major & harmonic minor

    • C. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    The smallest distance between any two pitches is
    • A. 

      A half step

    • B. 

      A whole step

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 3. 
    What notes are included in a major triad whose root is C?
    • A. 

      C, E, G

    • B. 

      C, E-flat, G

    • C. 

      C, E, G-sharp

    • D. 

      C, E-flat, G-flat

  • 4. 
    The note that is the foundation of a chord / triad is called the
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Tonic

    • C. 

      Keynote

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    The first note of a scale, the most central and important note of the scale, is called the
    • A. 

      Tonic/keynote

    • B. 

      Leading tone

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    A P4 above F is
    • A. 

      B

    • B. 

      B-flat

    • C. 

      B-sharp

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    A M3 above G is
    • A. 

      B

    • B. 

      B-flat

    • C. 

      A-sharp

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    A minor 6 above D is
    • A. 

      B

    • B. 

      B-flat

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      A-flat

  • 9. 
    A minor 3 above A is
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      C-sharp

    • C. 

      C-flat

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    A M7 above B is
    • A. 

      A-sharp

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      B-flat

  • 11. 
    A P5 above B-flat is
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      F-sharp

    • C. 

      E

    • D. 

      E-flat

  • 12. 
    What notes are in an a harmonic minor scale?
    • A. 

      A, b, c, d, e, f, g-sharp, a

    • B. 

      A, b, c, d, e, f, g, a

    • C. 

      A, b, c, d, e, f-sharp, g-sharp, a

    • D. 

      A, b, c-sharp, d, e, f-sharp, g-sharp, a

  • 13. 
    What notes are in a B-flat major scale?
    • A. 

      B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F, G, A, B-flat

    • B. 

      B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F, G, A, B

    • C. 

      B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F, G, A-flat, B-flat

    • D. 

      B-flat, C, D, E, F, G, A, B-flat

  • 14. 
    What notes are in a g natural minor scale?
    • A. 

      G, a, b-flat, c, d, e-flat, f, g

    • B. 

      G, a, b, c, d, e-flat, f, g

    • C. 

      G, a, b-flat, c, d, e-flat, f-sharp, g

    • D. 

      G, a, b, c, d, e, f-sharp, g

  • 15. 
    The relative minor for the key of F-sharp major is
    • A. 

      D-sharp minor

    • B. 

      D minor

    • C. 

      E-flat minor

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    The relative minor for the key of B-flat major is
    • A. 

      G minor

    • B. 

      G-flat minor

    • C. 

      G-sharp minor

  • 17. 
    A major key and its relative minor share
    • A. 

      A tonic

    • B. 

      A key signature

    • C. 

      A key note

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    The distance between two notes played in succession is called a
    • A. 

      Melodic interval

    • B. 

      Harmonic interval

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 19. 
    The distance between two notes played simultaneously is called a
    • A. 

      Melodic interval

    • B. 

      Harmonic interval

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 20. 
    What is the significance of the word "fifths" in the "circle of fifths"?
    • A. 

      There are only five keys in the circle

    • B. 

      Each key is the interval of a P5 from each adjacent key

    • C. 

      Only keys with five sharps or flats are included

  • 21. 
    What key has six sharps in its key signature?
    • A. 

      F-sharp major/d-sharp minor

    • B. 

      F major/d minor

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 22. 
    What key has seven flat in its key signature?
    • A. 

      C-flat major / a-flat minor

    • B. 

      C major / a minor

    • C. 

      G-flat major / e-flat minor

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 23. 
    What key has 5 sharps in its key signature?
    • A. 

      B major / g-sharp minor

    • B. 

      C-sharp major / a-sharp minor

    • C. 

      F-sharp major / d-sharp minor

  • 24. 
    What key has no sharps or flats in its key signature?
    • A. 

      C major / a minor

    • B. 

      G major / e minor

    • C. 

      F major / d minor

  • 25. 
    What is the meter for the time signature: 12/16?
    • A. 

      Compound quadruple

    • B. 

      Compound triple

    • C. 

      Compound duple

    • D. 

      Simple quadruple

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