Theory Quiz 1, Take This Quiz To Check Your Theory Chops
The Professor
Mar 1 2013, 10:42 AM
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Hey Everyone! To have a little end of the week fun, I'm going to start posting Theory Quizzes each Friday in order to check in with how we're all progressing in our theory development, as well as learn a few new tricks of the theory trade.

So, without further ado, here are the 10 theory questions for this week's quiz. If you want to see the answers just check the Spoiler link below.

Also, if you want to post your answers for me to check, or have any questions about any of these items, just post them below and I'll be happy to help out.


Theory Quiz 1


  1. What note is on the 6th fret of the 4th string?
  2. Name the frets on each string where you find the note C.
  3. What is the key signature for G Major?
  4. What is the key signature for Ab major?
  5. What key has 2 sharps in it, F# and C#?
  6. What key has 3 flats in it, Bb, Eb, and Ab?
  7. What are the notes in the G major triad?
  8. What are the notes in a Dm7 chord?
  9. What are the notes in an F Major Scale?
  10. What are the notes in a C Dorian Scale?




Spoiler:
1. G#/Ab
2. 6-8, 5-3, 4-10, 3-5, 2-1, 1-8
3. F#
4. Bb, Eb, Ab, Db
5. D Major/B Minor
6. Eb Major/C Minor
7. G B D
8. D F A C
9. F G A Bb C D E F
10. C D Eb F G A Bb C

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Patrik Berg
Mar 1 2013, 12:20 PM
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G#/Ab
8-20 on the 6th, 3-15 on the 5th, 10-22 on the 4th, 5-17 on the 3rd 1-13 on the 2nd, 8-20 on the 1st
F#
Bb-Eb-Ab-Db
D major
Eb major
G-B-D
D-F-A-C
F-G-A-Bb-C-D-E
C-D-Eb-F-G-A-Bb

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brwnhornet59
Mar 1 2013, 12:34 PM
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What note is on the 6th fret of the 4th string?
Spoiler:
Ab/G#

Name the frets on each string where you find the note C.
Spoiler:
6th string 8th/20th
5th string 3rd/15th
4th string 10th/22nd
3rd string 5th/17th
2nd string 1st/13th
1st string 8th/20th

What is the key signature for G Major?
Spoiler:
(#)

What is the key signature for Ab major?
Spoiler:
(bbbb)

What key has 2 sharps in it, F# and C#?
Spoiler:
D (B minor)

What key has 3 flats in it, Bb, Eb, and Ab?
Spoiler:
Eb

What are the notes in the G major triad?
Spoiler:
G B D

What are the notes in a Dm7 chord?
Spoiler:
D F A C

What are the notes in an F Major Scale?
Spoiler:
F G A Bb C D E

What are the notes in a C Dorian Scale?
Spoiler:
C D Eb F G A Bb

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The Professor
Mar 1 2013, 02:23 PM
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QUOTE (Patrik Berg @ Mar 1 2013, 11:20 AM) *
G#/Ab
8-20 on the 6th, 3-15 on the 5th, 10-22 on the 4th, 5-17 on the 3rd 1-13 on the 2nd, 8-20 on the 1st
F#
Bb-Eb-Ab-Db
D major
Eb major
G-B-D
D-F-A-C
F-G-A-Bb-C-D-E
C-D-Eb-F-G-A-Bb

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DeGroot
Mar 2 2013, 07:02 PM
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I'm going to check my answers after I post this. smile.gif It took me a while to figure this out.


Spoiler:
1. C#/Db (opps, I was thinking 5th string for some reason)

2.E-8th fret
A- 3rd fret
D- 10th fret
G- 5th fret
B- 1st fret
E- 8th fret

3. one sharp (F#)

4. four flats (Ab, Bb, Db, Eb)

5. D Major (forget about the relative key)

6. C Minor

7. G-B-D

8. D-F-A-C

9. F-G-A-A#-C-D-E-F (I'm not really clear on why these are flats? I'm guessing because of the key signatures)

10. C-D-D#-F-G-A-A#-C


EDIT: I looked up the answers. I put a caption by the ones I had incorrect.

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The Professor
Mar 3 2013, 10:50 AM
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QUOTE (DeGroot @ Mar 2 2013, 06:02 PM) *
I'm going to check my answers after I post this. smile.gif It took me a while to figure this out.


Spoiler:
1. C#/Db (opps, I was thinking 5th string for some reason)

2.E-8th fret
A- 3rd fret
D- 10th fret
G- 5th fret
B- 1st fret
E- 8th fret

3. one sharp (F#)

4. four flats (Ab, Bb, Db, Eb)

5. D Major (forget about the relative key)

6. C Minor

7. G-B-D

8. D-F-A-C

9. F-G-A-A#-C-D-E-F (I'm not really clear on why these are flats? I'm guessing because of the key signatures)

10. C-D-D#-F-G-A-A#-C


EDIT: I looked up the answers. I put a caption by the ones I had incorrect.



Pretty close man! Yeah, those notes are flats becuase when you write out a scale, you can't use the same note twice. So, if you already have an A in the F scale, for example, you can't also have A#, that note has to be some sort of B, so in this case Bb. That's all. Nice work!

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AdamB
Mar 5 2013, 02:14 PM
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What note is on the 6th fret of the 4th string?
G#
Name the frets on each string where you find the note C.
8, 3, 10, 5, 1, 8
What is the key signature for G Major?
1 sharp (f#)
What is the key signature for Ab major?
4 flats (Bb,Eb,Ab,Db)
What key has 2 sharps in it, F# and C#?
D Major (or B minor)
What key has 3 flats in it, Bb, Eb, and Ab?
Eb Major (or C minor)
What are the notes in the G major triad?
G B D
What are the notes in a Dm7 chord?
D F A C
What are the notes in an F Major Scale?
F G A Bb C D E
What are the notes in a C Dorian Scale?
C D Eb F G A Bb C

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The Professor
Mar 5 2013, 02:28 PM
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QUOTE (AdamB @ Mar 5 2013, 01:14 PM) *
What note is on the 6th fret of the 4th string?
G#
Name the frets on each string where you find the note C.
8, 3, 10, 5, 1, 8
What is the key signature for G Major?
1 sharp (f#)
What is the key signature for Ab major?
4 flats (Bb,Eb,Ab,Db)
What key has 2 sharps in it, F# and C#?
D Major (or B minor)
What key has 3 flats in it, Bb, Eb, and Ab?
Eb Major (or C minor)
What are the notes in the G major triad?
G B D
What are the notes in a Dm7 chord?
D F A C
What are the notes in an F Major Scale?
F G A Bb C D E
What are the notes in a C Dorian Scale?
C D Eb F G A Bb C



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