Theory Quiz 3, Take This Quiz To Check Your Theory Chops
The Professor
Mar 15 2013, 10:28 AM
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Here is week 3 of our Friday Theory Quiz. Good luck! Use the spoiler button in the left-side to hide your answers if you want to post them and I'll check them out.

If you have any questions about any of these questions-answers feel free to post them below and I'll help you out right away.

Good luck and have fun!


1. What word do the notes on the spaces of the treble clef spell?
2. What are the notes on the lines of the treble clef?
3. What note is a major 2nd interval above D?
4. What note is a major 6th above Ab?
5. What note is a minor 7th above C?
6. What note is a minor 3rd above G?
7. What are the notes of a D Diminished Triad?
8. What is the key signature for Eb Major?
9. What key signature has 5 sharps?
10. What scale has all of the minor intervals in it? (m2, m3, m6, m7)



Answers

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1. FACE
2. E G B D F
3. E
4. F
5. Bb
6. Bb
7. D F Ab
8. Bb Eb Ab
9. B Major or G# Minor
10. Phrygian

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AdamB
Mar 15 2013, 11:09 AM
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Spoiler:

1. What word do the notes on the spaces of the treble clef spell?
FACE
2. What are the notes on the spaces of the treble clef?
F A C E
3. What note is a major 2nd interval above D?
E
4. What note is a major 6th above Ab?
F
5. What note is a minor 7th above C?
Bb
6. What note is a minor 3rd above G?
Bb
7. What are the notes of a D Diminished Triad?
D F Ab
8. What is the key signature for Eb Major?
3 flats (Bb, Eb, Ab)
9. What key signature has 5 sharps?
B Major or G# Minor
10. What scale has all of the minor intervals in it? (m2, m3, m6, m7)
Phrygian, Locrian

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The Professor
Mar 15 2013, 11:17 AM
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QUOTE (AdamB @ Mar 15 2013, 10:09 AM) *
Spoiler:

1. What word do the notes on the spaces of the treble clef spell?
FACE
2. What are the notes on the spaces of the treble clef?
F A C E
3. What note is a major 2nd interval above D?
E
4. What note is a major 6th above Ab?
F
5. What note is a minor 7th above C?
Bb
6. What note is a minor 3rd above G?
Bb
7. What are the notes of a D Diminished Triad?
D F Ab
8. What is the key signature for Eb Major?
3 flats (Bb, Eb, Ab)
9. What key signature has 5 sharps?
B Major or G# Minor
10. What scale has all of the minor intervals in it? (m2, m3, m6, m7)
Phrygian, Locrian



Looks good man! For 10, I would say your first answer was more correct, since your second answer also has a D5, but that's nitpicking as both have all of the 4 intervals I mentioned. Good work!

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DeGroot
Mar 15 2013, 05:12 PM
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Here is my answer below.

I'm curious about something. Besides memorization, what way is taught to theory students to figure out a relative key signature? I came on to my system by accident recently. I use the 6th interval in Major for Minor and the 3rd interval in Minor for Major.

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1. FACE
2. EGBDF
3. E
4. F
5. Bb
6. Bb
7. D F G#
8. 3 flats (Eb Ab Bb)
9. B major/ G# minor
10. Phrygian


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The Professor
Mar 15 2013, 05:34 PM
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QUOTE (DeGroot @ Mar 15 2013, 04:12 PM) *
Here is my answer below.

I'm curious about something. Besides memorization, what way is taught to theory students to figure out a relative key signature? I came on to my system by accident recently. I use the 6th interval in Major for Minor and the 3rd interval in Minor for Major.

Spoiler:
1. FACE
2. EGBDF
3. E
4. F
5. Bb
6. Bb
7. D F G#
8. 3 flats (Eb Ab Bb)
9. B major/ G# minor
10. Phrygian





Nice work man! For me I always look 3 frets down, tone and a half, to find the relative minor of any key. Or, three frets up for the relative major. Hope that helps!

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leonard478
Mar 15 2013, 06:34 PM
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Face
Egbdf 
E
F
Bb
Bb
D F Ab
3 flats : B E A 
B has 5 : F C G D A 
Phrygian

Took me a couple mins smile.gif wasn't 100% sure on the last one though

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The Professor
Mar 15 2013, 07:30 PM
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QUOTE (leonard478 @ Mar 15 2013, 05:34 PM) *
Face
Egbdf 
E
F
Bb
Bb
D F Ab
3 flats : B E A 
B has 5 : F C G D A 
Phrygian

Took me a couple mins smile.gif wasn't 100% sure on the last one though


Nice one man!

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May 22 2013, 05:02 AM
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Spoiler:
FACE
EGBDF
E
F
Bb
Bb
D F Ab
bbb
B
phrygian

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The Professor
May 22 2013, 01:02 PM
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QUOTE (brwnhornet59 @ May 22 2013, 05:02 AM) *
Spoiler:
FACE
EGBDF
E
F
Bb
Bb
D F Ab
bbb
B
phrygian


Nice one mate!

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