Special Sub-Topic: Major Scales in Music!
|What is the only note value that has a sharp scale with all notes being sharps and a flat scale with all notes being flats? Remember, this quiz is about MAJOR scales.|
C# or Cb scales. An F major scale has 1 flat (Bb), a G major scale has 1 sharp (F#), and a Bb major scale has 2 flats (Bb and Eb).
|Which of the following is true?|
You cannot mix sharps and flats while writing a major scale.. You can't mix sharps and flats because it does not fit with the tone-semitone pattern (TTSTTTS). There are 15 major scales (or 12, depending on how you count them). The order of sharps is F C G D A E B and the order of flats is B E A D G C F.
|What is the name of the scale with only two flats? (Please use a "b" for flat, an "^" for natural, or a "#" for sharp!)|
Bb. The Bb major scale has a Bb and an Eb.
|Which of the following is the correct Db major scale?|
Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb C Db. If you follow the TTSTTTS (tone-semitone) pattern, you will discover that it is the right answer.
|What is the order of sharps when writing a key signature?|
F C G D A E B. The sharps must go up, down, up, down, down again, up, and finally down.
|How many sharps does an E major scale have?|
4. The E major scale is E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, D#, E.
|How many sharps does a Gb major scale have?|
zero. A Gb major scale cannot have sharps, seeing as it is a G FLAT scale! It does have 6 flats which are Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, and Cb.
|Which of the following is a correct A major scale?|
A B C# D E F# G# A. An A major scale has 3 sharps and obviously, no flats.
|A G major scale has one sharp.|
T. In the G major scale, it is an F#.
|An Eb major scale has 3 flats and one sharp.|
f. Since it is a flat scale, it cannot have any sharps. It has 3 flats - Bb, Eb, and Ab.
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