# Music Theory Challenge 301.

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Music Theory Challenge 301.
Test your knowledge in music theory through challenging questions. Topics: Intervals, Key Signatures, Tonality.
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• 1.

### Why is there an F# in C Major in almost every classical piece?

• A.

Because F# is part of the C Major Scale

• B.

Because F# is a perfect fourth above C

• C.

Because F# is the enharmonic with Gb which is the V of Cb

• D.

Because F# is the 3rd of D which is the V/V and the leading tone in G which is the V of C

• E.

Because D is minor in C and F# is part of the D minor triad

D. Because F# is the 3rd of D which is the V/V and the leading tone in G which is the V of C
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• 2.

### Using only sharps and flats (as alterations): Which is the smallest distance between two notes, a 2nd apart, that can be written?

• A.

One and a half steps

• B.

A whole step

• C.

A half step

• D.

Cero steps

• E.

-1 half steps

E. -1 half steps
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• 3.

### Which are the 2 intervals that divide the octave exactly in half?

• A.

2 Perfect 5ths

• B.

An Augmented 4th and a Diminished 5th

• C.

A Perfect 4th and a Perfect 5th

• D.

2 Perfect 4ths

• E.

There are no intervals that divide the octave in half

B. An Augmented 4th and a Diminished 5th
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• 4.

### In a piece in Bb major, an A7 is most probably the __________ of the iii

V7
fifth
dominant
dominant chord
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• 5.

### If in the first few measures of a piece a raised 5th degree, of the key signature's corresponding major key, appears in the melody; what would you assume?

• A.

The harmonic progression is establishing a strong "vi" chord

• B.

A line cliche such as 5-#5-6 is being used at that point.

• C.

The #5 is probably a passing tone

• D.

I am in the relative minor of the key signature's major key

• E.

Any of the above could be assumed

E. Any of the above could be assumed
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• 6.

### If Inv(i) is the inversion of interval i then:How much is i+Inv(i)?

• A.

7

• B.

0

• C.

8

• D.

12

• E.

9

E. 9
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• 7.

### ____ is the only key with flats in the key signature that is not flat.

F
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• 8.

### Which is the interval between the roots two dominant chords that share the same tritone?

• A.

A Tritone

• B.

A perfect 4th

• C.

A major 6th

• D.

A minor 7th

• E.

There's no such a thing as 2 dominant chords sharing the same tritone

A. A Tritone
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• 9.

### Guide Tones are the 3rd and the 7th of any chord. In a harmonic progression, made up of dominant chords, that follows the circle of Vths (..C7-F7-Bb7-Eb7...etc); 2 downward _________ lines can be written using just guide tones.

chromatic
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• 10.

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DO
do
Do
Explanation
Eb is Do.

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