Pentatonic Scales. Do You Really Know Them?

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Pentatonic Scales. Do You Really Know Them?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many notes are there in a pentatonic scale?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8

  • 2. 
    Which is the C major pentatonic?
    • A. 

      CDEFG

    • B. 

      CDEGB

    • C. 

      CDFGA

    • D. 

      CDEAB

    • E. 

      CDEGA

  • 3. 
    Which is the relative minor pentatonic of the F major pentatonic?
    • A. 

      G A Bb C Eb

    • B. 

      G A C D E

    • C. 

      E F A B C

    • D. 

      D F G A C

    • E. 

      D E F A C

  • 4. 
    The major pentatonic can be formed by stacking __________ over the root of said scale
    • A. 

      Perfects 5ths

    • B. 

      Major 3rds

    • C. 

      Major 2nds

    • D. 

      Major 7ths

    • E. 

      Perfect 4ths

  • 5. 
    The major pentatonic is :
    • A. 

      Do Re Mi Fa La

    • B. 

      Do Mi Fa Sol La

    • C. 

      Do Re Mi Fa Sol

    • D. 

      Do Mi Sol La Ti

    • E. 

      Do Re Mi Sol La

  • 6. 
    The degrees of the minor pentatonic are:
    • A. 

      1 b3 4 5 b7

    • B. 

      1 2 4 5 6

    • C. 

      1 b3 4 6 b7

    • D. 

      1b3 5 6 7

    • E. 

      1 b3 4 5 6

  • 7. 
    How many triads can be created using the pentatonic as a source scale?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 8. 
    The pentatonic scale has no ____________
    • A. 

      Tritones

    • B. 

      Augmented intervals

    • C. 

      Minor seconds

    • D. 

      Major 7ths

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which pentatonic fits better over a Bb6maj79 ?
    • A. 

      G major pentatonic

    • B. 

      E minor pentatonic

    • C. 

      C minor pentatonic

    • D. 

      D minor pentatonic

    • E. 

      Eb major pentatonic

  • 10. 
    A minor pentatonic starting on the _____ degree is the best match for a 7sus4 chord
    • A. 

      7th

    • B. 

      3rd

    • C. 

      4th

    • D. 

      5th

    • E. 

      6th

  • 11. 
    A major pentatonic starting on the _____ degree is the best match for a 7sus4 chord
    • A. 

      B7th

    • B. 

      B6th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      2nd

    • E. 

      1st

  • 12. 
    What major pentatonic gives you the best altered sound on a dominant chord
    • A. 

      BII

    • B. 

      BV

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

    • E. 

      VII

  • 13. 
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