Identify Music Knowledge Trivia

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Identify Music Knowledge Trivia - Quiz


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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the notes displayed here?

    Explanation
    The notes displayed here are F A C E, f a c e, F, A, C, E, f, a, c, e, face, and FACE.

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  • 2. 

    Which one produces the lowest sound?

    • A.

      Violin

    • B.

      Viola

    • C.

      Cello

    • D.

      Double Bass

    Correct Answer
    D. Double Bass
    Explanation
    The double bass produces the lowest sound among the given options. It is the largest and lowest-pitched instrument in the string family. It has longer strings and a larger body, which allows it to produce deep and resonant tones. The violin, viola, and cello have higher pitches compared to the double bass.

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  • 3. 

    What major key is this?

    • A.

      B flat major

    • B.

      A flat major

    • C.

      D flat major

    • D.

      B major

    • E.

      E minor

    • F.

      E flat major

    • G.

      G flat major

    • H.

      C sharp major

    • I.

      F sharp major

    • J.

      C flat major

    • K.

      D major

    • L.

      A major

    • M.

      F major

    • N.

      B sharp major

    • O.

      F flat major

    • P.

      A sharp major

    Correct Answer
    F. E flat major
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the major key that corresponds to the answer "E flat major". In music theory, a major key is determined by its tonic, which is the note that the key is named after. In this case, "E flat major" means that the tonic is E flat. A major key is characterized by a specific pattern of whole and half steps, and the key of E flat major follows that pattern. Therefore, the correct answer is E flat major.

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  • 4. 

    How many beats does this note get?

    Correct Answer
    2
    two
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "2, two." This indicates that the note gets two beats.

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  • 5. 

    What is this key's relative minor?

    • A.

      D minor

    • B.

      D sharp minor

    • C.

      D flat minor

    • D.

      F minor

    • E.

      F sharp minor

    • F.

      F flat minor

    • G.

      G minor

    • H.

      G sharp minor

    • I.

      G flat minor

    • J.

      A minor

    • K.

      A sharp minor

    • L.

      A flat minor

    • M.

      B minor

    • N.

      B sharp minor

    • O.

      B flat minor

    • P.

      C minor

    • Q.

      C sharp minor

    • R.

      C flat minor

    Correct Answer
    M. B minor
    Explanation
    The relative minor of a key is the key that shares the same key signature but starts on a different note. In this case, the correct answer is B minor because it shares the same key signature as D major, which has two sharps (F# and C#). The relative minor of D major is always the sixth note of the major scale, which is B. Therefore, the relative minor of D major is B minor.

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  • 6. 

    What is this?

    • A.

      Fermata

    • B.

      Bass Clef

    • C.

      Staccato

    • D.

      Crescendo

    • E.

      Treble Clef

    • F.

      Whole Rest

    • G.

      Natural

    • H.

      Legato

    • I.

      Mantequilla

    • J.

      Alto Clef

    • K.

      Neutral Clef

    • L.

      Quarter Rest

    • M.

      Half Rest

    • N.

      Bach

    Correct Answer
    B. Bass Clef
    Explanation
    The bass clef is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch range of notes played by instruments such as the bass guitar, cello, and double bass. It is also used for the lower notes played by the left hand on the piano. The bass clef is characterized by a stylized letter "F" and is placed on the fourth line of the staff. It is important for musicians to recognize the bass clef in order to read and play music accurately.

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  • 7. 

    What interval is this?

    • A.

      Unison

    • B.

      Major 2nd

    • C.

      Minor 3rd

    • D.

      Perfect 4th

    • E.

      Imperfect 5th

    • F.

      Augmented 5th

    • G.

      Minor 6th

    • H.

      Major 7th

    • I.

      Octave

    • J.

      Diminished 3rd

    Correct Answer
    D. Perfect 4th
    Explanation
    A perfect 4th is an interval that spans four letter names and five half steps. It is called "perfect" because it is considered to be a stable and consonant interval. In music theory, intervals are classified based on the number of letter names and half steps they span, and the perfect 4th fits this description.

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  • 8. 

    What inversion is this?

    • A.

      Root position

    • B.

      First inversion

    • C.

      Second inversion

    • D.

      Third inversion

    • E.

      Fourth inversion

    • F.

      Fifth inversion

    • G.

      Sixth inversion

    • H.

      Seventh inversion

    • I.

      Eighth inversion

    • J.

      Infinity inversion

    Correct Answer
    C. Second inversion
    Explanation
    Second inversion refers to a chord where the fifth of the chord is in the bass position. In other words, the third of the chord is the lowest note. This creates a unique sound and often leads to a sense of tension and instability.

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  • 9. 

    In 4/4 time, how many beats are in one measure?

    Correct Answer
    4
    four
    Explanation
    In 4/4 time, the top number represents the number of beats in each measure, and the bottom number represents the type of note that receives one beat. In this case, the top number is 4, indicating that there are 4 beats in one measure. The word "four" also represents the quantity of beats in one measure, further confirming the answer.

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  • 10. 

    What does this mean?

    • A.

      Greater than

    • B.

      Less than

    • C.

      Look at the conductor

    • D.

      Get softer

    • E.

      Strum up

    • F.

      Strum down

    • G.

      Look at the audience

    • H.

      Get louder

    Correct Answer
    H. Get louder
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