Music Theory: Steps And Accidentals Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    What is a half step?
    • A. 

      The distance from one key on the keyboard to the next key

    • B. 

      The distance from one string on the guitar to the next string

    • C. 

      The distance from one black key on a keyboard to the next black key

    • D. 

      The distance from the beginning of the keyboard to the end

    • E. 

      The distance of a piano

  • 2. 
    Select the true statement.
    • A. 

      A half step is always from a white key to a white key

    • B. 

      A half step is always from a black key to a white key

    • C. 

      A half step is never from a white key to a white key

    • D. 

      A half step is never from a black key to a black key

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A whole step equals how many half steps?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 4. 
    What is an accidental?
    • A. 

      A sign used to raise or lower the length of a note

    • B. 

      A sign used to raise or lower the height of a note

    • C. 

      A sign used to raise or lower the volume of a note

    • D. 

      A sign used to raise or lower the pitch of a note

    • E. 

      A mistake

  • 5. 
    What is this?
    • A. 

      The letter B

    • B. 

      A flat

    • C. 

      A sharp

    • D. 

      An eighth note

    • E. 

      A foot

  • 6. 
    What does this sign do?
    • A. 

      Raises a note by a half step

    • B. 

      Raises a note by a whole step

    • C. 

      Lowers a note by a half step

    • D. 

      Lowers a note by a whole step

    • E. 

      Cancels a note

  • 7. 
    Which note is the same as C sharp?
    • A. 

      A flat

    • B. 

      B flat

    • C. 

      C flat

    • D. 

      D flat

    • E. 

      E flat

  • 8. 
    What are enharmonic notes?
    • A. 

      Notes that are played on the black keys of the keyboard

    • B. 

      They sound different and have different names

    • C. 

      They sound different, but have the same name

    • D. 

      They sound the same and have the same name

    • E. 

      They sound the same but have different names

  • 9. 
    What does this sign do?
    • A. 

      Lowers a note by a half step

    • B. 

      Lowers a note by a whole step

    • C. 

      Raises a note by a half step

    • D. 

      Raises a note by a whole step

    • E. 

      Cancels an accidental

  • 10. 
    What does this sign do?
    • A. 

      Raises a note by a half step

    • B. 

      Raises a note by a whole step

    • C. 

      Lowers a note by a half step

    • D. 

      Lowers a note by a whole step

    • E. 

      Cancels an accidental

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