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If You Can Pass This Simple Piano Quiz, You're Basically A Piano Expert

Make Beethoven proud!

  1. What are the notes on a piano?

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    ABCDEFG

    Piano keys are named after the first seven letters in the alphabet and repeat over and over until the end of the piano.

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  2. What note is this?

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    It's C

    C is always the note that is to the left of two black keys

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  3. What does this symbol signify?

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    It's a quarter note.

    Quarter notes equal up to one beat per measure.

  4. What is an interval?

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    An interval is the distance between two tones.

  5. What notes make up a C Major chord?

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    The notes CEG make up a C major chord

    Fun fact: You can play those three notes in any order and it'll still be a C major chord.

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  6. What does this symbol mean?

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    It's a sharp sign.

  7. What are the notes used in a G7 chord?

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    The notes BFG are used to play a G7 chord.

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  8. True or false: the further left you move on a piano, the lower the sound gets

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    It's true!

    As you move more left, the sounds get lower and as you move right they get higher.

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  9. What are the space notes on the bass clef?

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    It's ACEG

    This acronym forms the sentence All Cows Eat Grass, which is used to easily remember the notes.

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  10. This symbol stands for what music dynamic?

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    It's very loud.

    The music dynamic ff (also known as the fortissimo) means to play the piece very loudly.

  11. What does a time signature represent?

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    A time signature determines how many beats in a measure and what note gets the beat.

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  12. How many beats does an eighth note get?

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    An eighth note equals 1/2 of one beat when using a 4/4 time signature.

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  13. This is a piano pedal. What is it used for?

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    It's used to change the pianos sounds in various ways.

    Most pianos have three pedals; soft pedal, sostenuto pedal, and sustaining pedal.

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