Music Knowledge

A theory quiz for those who know a bit about music
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1
Which of these statements is correct?
  • A triplet can be used in 4/4 time but not 6/8 time
  • A duplet can be used in 2/4 and 3/8 time
  • Triplets and duplets can be used in 12/16 time
  • Triplets but not duplets can be used in 9/8 time
  • 2
    Which of these instruments uses the treble clef only?
  • Viola
  • Piccolo
  • Tenor saxophone
  • Bassoon
  • 3
    Syncopation means. . . ?
  • That the rhythms are off-beat
  • That the notes are diatonic
  • That the melody instrument plays in harmony with the accomp.
  • That a piano is out of tune
  • 4
    The flute's note range is from middle D to the C three octaves above middle C ?
  • True
  • False
  • 5
    There are always 2 pianos in a basic orchestra setup?
  • True
  • False
  • 6
    Indonesian Gamelan instruments include....?
  • Gongs and pots and pans
  • Suling flutes and Rayung
  • Metal piccolos and a drum kit
  • Lutes and xaphoons
  • 7
    Indonesian music is generally notated in numbers?
  • True
  • False
  • 8
    The piano is the only instrument tuned at concert pitch
  • True
  • False
  • 9
    A wind band will include. . .
  • Clarinets and cornets but no saxophones
  • Flutes, clarinets, oboes, but no violins
  • Piccolos and tubas
  • A tambuka and timpani but no pianos
  • 10
    A string quartet contains 2 violins ?
  • True
  • False
  • 11
    Which of these statements is true?
  • The piano looks similar to the clavinova
  • The flute sounds similar to the bassoon
  • The clarinet plays at the same pitch as a cello
  • The trumpet and clarinet are from the same instrument family
  • Unanswered questions will be marked as wrong