Piano Chord IQ

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Piano Chord Trivia


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  • 1. 
    The Fdim chord consists of the following three notes:
    • A. 

      F A Cb

    • B. 

      F Ab C

    • C. 

      F Ab Cb

    • D. 

      F# A C

    • E. 

      F Ab C#

  • 2. 
    From left to right, the notes E G B D, played together, result in what chord being played?
    • A. 

      Emaj7 in 1st inversion

    • B. 

      Emin7 in 2nd inversion

    • C. 

      Bmin7 in 2nd inversion

    • D. 

      Emin7 in Root Position

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    A professional piano stylist, when playing the notes G B D F# at the same time, is likely to be reading which chord symbol?
    • A. 

      Emin9

    • B. 

      Gmaj7

    • C. 

      Neither answer A nor B

    • D. 

      Both answers A and B

    • E. 

      A professional piano stylist wouldn't play those notes together

  • 4. 
    The difference between the four notes contained in a Cmaj6 and the four notes contained in an Amin7 is:
    • A. 

      The "E" in Cmaj6 is not contained in Amin7

    • B. 

      The "G" in Amin7 is not contained in Cmaj6

    • C. 

      The "A" in Amin7 is not contained in Cmaj6

    • D. 

      The "G" in Cmaj6 is not contained in Amin7

    • E. 

      There is no difference

  • 5. 
    "sus" in a chord symbol (such as in Bsus) usually refers to:
    • A. 

      Lowering the 3rd of the chord one half step

    • B. 

      Raising the 5th of the chord one half step

    • C. 

      Not playing the 5th of the chord at all

    • D. 

      Playing the chord louder than usual

    • E. 

      Playing the 4th instead of the 3rd