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51 Music Theory quizzes and 555 Music Theory trivia questions.
1.
  I Hear You're Trying to Write Music - 10 questions - 3 mins
So you're trying to write music eh? Well, in order to do that, you're going to need to know a little bit about the notes in music. Let's get started.
Average, 10 Qns, ccollins2, May 31 22
Average
ccollins2
May 31 22
337 plays
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  A Musical Alphabet best quiz - 25 questions - 5 mins
Anyone for musical alphabets? Each answer will be either a musical term or an instrument.
Average, 25 Qns, ertrum, Jan 26 15
Average
ertrum gold member
10076 plays
3.
  Youre in Treble Now You're in Treble Now! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Modern music notation (following the Western musical tradition) uses a staff as its framework, along with numerous signs and symbols apart from notes themselves. This quiz will test your knowledge of the treble clef. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Apr 24 22
Average
reedy gold member
Apr 24 22
1102 plays
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  Coming to Terms with Music top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Much of the terminology that relates to how a piece of music is performed is taken from the Italian language. In this quiz, we'll look at some of these terms and their effects.
Easier, 10 Qns, eburge, Aug 27 18
Easier
eburge gold member
Aug 27 18
493 plays
5.
  Easy Vocal Music - 10 questions - 2 mins
Warm up those vocal chords, and think back to your school chorus days for this easy quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, DMBfaninSD, Jan 26 22
Easier
DMBfaninSD
Jan 26 22
6059 plays
6.
  Thank Heavens Its Only Theory Thank Heavens! It's Only Theory! - 10 questions - 3 mins
If you're the type of person who doesn't know much about musical artists or songs, then this is a quiz for you (although anyone can, of course, take this quiz). All the questions in this quiz relate to music theory.
Average, 10 Qns, Buddy1, Aug 25 13
Average
Buddy1 gold member
877 plays
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  Music Theory, Alla Breve best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
On the right are various concepts in music theory; on the left are some examples. Some terms may overlap, but there's only one way to match all ten choices correctly. Note: mainly U.S. terminology used, probably not for beginners. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Jun 03 20
Average
gracious1 gold member
Jun 03 20
192 plays
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  Simple Music Theory best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I spent several years in my teens learning to play the piano. This quiz will target the basic stuff that I learned.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 27 18
Easier
ozzz2002 gold member
Aug 27 18
306 plays
9.
  So You Want To Major in Music... - 15 questions - 4 mins
You've just graduated from high school and think that a major in music might be right for you, but you're not sure if you have and adequate knowlege of music theory. Take this quiz to find out what I expect my incoming freshmen to know.
Average, 15 Qns, bmrsnr, Jan 02 21
Average
bmrsnr gold member
Jan 02 21
5348 plays
10.
  Music Theory for Beginners Quiz for Experts - 15 questions - 3 mins
Being a piano teacher, I find that these parts of music theory give students the most trouble.
Easier, 15 Qns, Jexx, Nov 10 19
Easier
Jexx
Nov 10 19
4952 plays
trivia question Quick Question
If your choir director tells you to sing "fortissimo", how should you sing?

From Quiz "Easy Vocal Music"




11.
  Basic Music Knowledge - 10 questions - 3 mins
So, you think you know the basics about music notes, good and bad ways to sit and stand to sing, and warm ups? Test yourself on this quiz. Have fun.
Easier, 10 Qns, kirstymd, Oct 29 12
Easier
kirstymd
4125 plays
12.
  Music Vocabulary - 10 questions - 2 mins
This is an easy music vocabulary quiz. I will give you the definition and you will choose the correct word.
Easier, 10 Qns, Alvin697, Feb 10 21
Easier
Alvin697
Feb 10 21
5109 plays
13.
  Fun with Musical Terms popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
I'll give you a musical term and you must select the meaning, enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, amy-lynn, Dec 31 21
Easier
amy-lynn
Dec 31 21
4681 plays
14.
  Basic Music Theory - 10 questions - 4 mins
A basic quiz on the elements of classical music.
Average, 10 Qns, wotgoplunk, Apr 25 10
Average
wotgoplunk
4673 plays
15.
  Music to My Ears - 10 questions - 5 mins
I can't play the sounds for you audibly in FunTrivia quizzes, but let's see if I can't help you train your ears to recognize different intervals using some well-known songs (in all cases, think of the first two notes played/sung).
Tough, 10 Qns, reedy, Apr 22 22
Tough
reedy gold member
Apr 22 22
419 plays
16.
  Musical Terms - 25 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about musical terms.
Average, 25 Qns, TheMaskedCokie, Sep 11 21
Average
TheMaskedCokie
Sep 11 21
2329 plays
17.
  Mixed Music Theory - 10 questions - 2 mins
This is a quiz about the basics of music theory. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, amy-lynn, Jun 19 18
Easier
amy-lynn
Jun 19 18
3152 plays
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  The Ultimate Music Theory Quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is on basic music theory. NOTE: "#" is used to represent a sharp and "b" is used to represent a flat. For instance, A# is A sharp and Ab is A flat.
Average, 10 Qns, AdamM7, Apr 29 12
Average
AdamM7
629 plays
19.
  Name That Interval! - 10 questions - 3 mins
An easy enough quiz if you've taken the time to study your intervals. Please note that the two notes I give you will always be listed from the lower note to the higher note.
Average, 10 Qns, SethMegadefan, Dec 21 18
Average
SethMegadefan
Dec 21 18
1698 plays
20.
  Form in Music Theory - 10 questions - 4 mins
Form is the study of structure in music and is the subject of this quiz. Test your knowledge of common (and maybe not so common) forms and their common traits.
Average, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, Aug 30 17
Average
bmrsnr gold member
Aug 30 17
1867 plays
21.
  M.U.S.I.C. Theory great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Questions are based on musical terms beginning with "M", "U", "S", "I" and "C". There are two questions for each letter. (# = Sharp; b = Flat)
Average, 10 Qns, AdamM7, Nov 21 14
Average
AdamM7
489 plays
22.
  The Language of Keys - 10 questions - 4 mins
My music students need help! They are learning to play from sheet music published in France, Germany, and Italy. Help them figure out what keys their recital pieces are in. Note: b after a note name means flat and # after a note name means sharp.
Average, 10 Qns, celicadriver, Nov 07 10
Average
celicadriver
2349 plays
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  1st Semester Freshman Music Theory Final - 10 questions - 6 mins
The following questions cover material that I would expect my freshman theory students to have mastered by the end of their first semester. Let's see how you fare.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, Aug 27 05
Difficult
bmrsnr gold member
4545 plays
24.
  Make it Music - 10 questions - 4 mins
You may enjoy listening to music, but do you know how it is constructed to sound that way?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 07 18
Average
looney_tunes editor
Sep 07 18
247 plays
25.
  Music Terminology and Theory - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some miscellaneous questions on music theory - musical terms and forms.
Tough, 10 Qns, SuperRo, Oct 24 07
Tough
SuperRo
2875 plays
26.
  Hard Music Theory - 10 questions - 4 mins
I think the name is self-explanatory. If you spot any mistakes please tell me.
Average, 10 Qns, katy_ann, Sep 09 10
Average
katy_ann
4296 plays
27.
  Aunt Mavis' Musical Basics - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hi, I'm Aunt Mavis, here to test you on your theory of music knowledge. We'll start with some of the basics - are you ready?
Average, 10 Qns, Sandstar12, Jul 31 09
Average
Sandstar12
1533 plays
28.
  Questions on Musical Terms - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you tell your Sonatas from your Chorales? I give you a definition, you click on the correct musical term to describe that definition. Surely it can't be that simple...
Average, 10 Qns, jr2k2, Apr 26 17
Average
jr2k2
Apr 26 17
2061 plays
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  Music Theory For Beginners Test - 10 questions - 3 mins
I had to take music theory for chorus so I figured I could put all of this knowledge into a quiz. I will use American terms throughout. I hope you enjoy it!
Average, 10 Qns, sing519, Aug 16 08
Average
sing519
1817 plays
30.
  Music Nomenclature - 10 questions - 4 mins
MUSIC: The universal language. Can you choose the correct definition/description for these musical terms?
Average, 10 Qns, hohoco_222, Feb 24 06
Average
hohoco_222
1277 plays
31.
  Music Terms - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know the definitions to musical terms? Why don't you find out?
Average, 10 Qns, horsegirl13, Oct 18 22
Average
horsegirl13
Oct 18 22
4753 plays
32.
  "All About That Bass" great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about music theory? Test your knowledge by playing this BASSic music theory quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, 3Xy147Bm, Jul 04 19
Average
3Xy147Bm
Jul 04 19
234 plays
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  Music Technicalities - 10 questions - 2 mins
Here is a quiz to test your skills on music!
Easier, 10 Qns, shikharras, Aug 03 16
Easier
shikharras
Aug 03 16
715 plays
34.
  Music Theory-First Grade! - 10 questions - 3 mins
Questions that can be found on any AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board) first grade theory paper. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Fabrice.Wil, Jan 14 20
Average
Fabrice.Wil
Jan 14 20
2341 plays
35.
  Masters of Musical Literacy - 10 questions - 4 mins
The laws of music are bound by many theoretical factors. Although music theory can seem dull and pointless even to the most adept musicians, It can be startlingly useful and even thrilling! Test your knowledge of musical literature here!
Average, 10 Qns, squallen, Sep 24 09
Average
squallen
2048 plays
36.
  Music Theory for the true Music Theorist - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is intended to be very difficult. If you think you have a good cache of music theory knowlege, give it a try. Please note that the questions aren't intended to deal in Jazz Theory.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, Mar 21 06
Very Difficult
bmrsnr gold member
1778 plays
37.
I am about to take a music test in my Grade Nine music class! This is a way that I like to study for my tests, and I hope it helps you too!
Average, 10 Qns, michrocks164, Sep 10 18
Average
michrocks164
Sep 10 18
1396 plays
38.
  Major Scales in Music! - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is all about major scales in music! Once again, I have a music test, and I'm going to study by making a quiz! Good luck! (Note: A lowercase "b" will represent a flat and a number sign (#) will indicate a sharp!)
Average, 10 Qns, michrocks164, Oct 28 21
Average
michrocks164
Oct 28 21
1360 plays
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  Music Theory for Dummies - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz to test your knowledge of basic music theory.
Tough, 10 Qns, bwaybabe42ndst, Jan 25 18
Tough
bwaybabe42ndst
Jan 25 18
1588 plays
40.
  Not Another Music Theory Quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Music Thoery, aka. the boon of every freshman music major, is so much fun! I hope this, my second music theory quiz, will prove at least as enjoyable as the first, yet less challenging.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bmrsnr, Jan 09 15
Very Difficult
bmrsnr gold member
1610 plays
41.
  Musical Terms 1 - 10 questions - 4 mins
There are so many musical signs and words associated with music. Let's see how many of them you know.
Average, 10 Qns, Cardys, Oct 08 12
Average
Cardys
2873 plays
42.
  Basic Music - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz on basic music.
Average, 10 Qns, treebeard776, Nov 15 19
Average
treebeard776
Nov 15 19
1491 plays
43.
  10 Music Theory Questions - 10 questions - 3 mins
Fourteen years of teaching piano inspired this quiz. For beginner or intermediate musicians.
Average, 10 Qns, michcoll, Jun 03 20
Average
michcoll
Jun 03 20
135 plays
44.
  It's All About The Chords - 10 questions - 3 mins
Think you know your chords? Have at it! Feel free to romp around in my trivia bin to see what else you might know ;)
Average, 10 Qns, kevinl75, Feb 13 14
Average
kevinl75
1843 plays
45.
  Music Theory Quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most of the questions should be straightforward for someone with a general knowledge of music theory, some others may be a bit more difficult. Enjoy :)
Difficult, 10 Qns, S1LentK1LleR, Oct 02 12
Difficult
S1LentK1LleR
269 plays
46.
  Do you know your music terms? - 5 questions - 4 mins
For those who sing or play an instrument, do you know what those funny 'non-english' words are? Take this quiz and find out!
Average, 5 Qns, littlp, Jan 13 20
Average
littlp
Jan 13 20
3777 plays
47.
  Music to the max? - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz will stretch your brain to enormous length, however if you're musically minded you may just find it a breeze.
Average, 10 Qns, chantae, May 21 19
Average
chantae
May 21 19
1833 plays
48.
  Musicianship Grades 1 and 2 - 20 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is divided up into two parts, the first half have questions on Grade 1 musicianship and the second half have questions to Grade 2 musicianship.
Average, 20 Qns, laser_shooter, Sep 26 18
Average
laser_shooter
Sep 26 18
1293 plays
49.
  Tough Music Terms Quiz - 10 Questions - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is over music terms, composers and theory.
Tough, 10 Qns, angelpineapple, Mar 06 10
Tough
angelpineapple
2187 plays
50.
  Basic Theory - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is just a general quiz that most musicians who have been through basic theory should know. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, bull_dawg, Sep 16 12
Average
bull_dawg
1637 plays
51.
  Musical Theory - Do You Have The Knowledge? - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is on general knowledge theory, it is simple stuff. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Tarneya, Feb 06 19
Average
Tarneya
Feb 06 19
1704 plays
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