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Key signature: Quiz


Question 1: Composers may omit the key signature for horn and occasionally ________ parts.
TromboneCornetTrumpetBrass instrument

Question 2: Key signatures are generally written immediately after the ________ at the beginning of a line of musical notation, although they can appear in other parts of a score, notably after a double bar.
Transposing instrumentTrill (music)ClefModern musical symbols

Question 3: For a given musical mode the key signature defines the ________ that a piece of music uses.
Chromatic scaleMusical scaleDiatonic scaleMajor scale

Question 4: [4] The 16th-century motet Absolon fili mi attributed to ________ features two voice parts with two flats, one part with three flats, and one part with four flats.
Johannes OckeghemJosquin des PrezPierre de La RueMass (music)

Question 5: The above key signatures only express ________ and are therefore sometimes called standard key signatures.
Major scaleDiatonic scaleMusical scaleChromatic scale

Question 6: They are convenient principally for ________ or tonal music.
Interval (music)Chord (music)Diatonic and chromaticSemitone

Question 7: The convention for the notation of key signatures follows the ________.
Circle of fifthsChord (music)Chord progressionSemitone

Question 8: Exceptions to common practice period use may be found in ________ scales, such as Freygish (Phrygian).
Hora (dance)Secular Jewish musicJewish musicKlezmer

Question 9: When ________, such as Lydian or Dorian, are written using key signatures, they are called transposed modes.
Musical modeMusical scaleSemitoneMusical notation

Question 10: The absence of a key signature does not always mean that the music is in the key of C major / A minor as each accidental may be notated explicitly as required, or the piece may be modal or ________.
SerialismArnold SchoenbergModernismAtonality


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