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Guitar Final Review 17



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

What is a type of musical notation that guitarists have developed to describe what strings on the guitar are being played at any point and what frets need to be fingered?
a.
tablature
c.
finger exercises
b.
music staff
d.
barre chords
 

 2. 

Which of the following is NOT a main way to tune your guitar?
a.
electronic tuner
c.
tune to a keyboard
b.
tuning by ear
d.
guess
 

 3. 

Name the following chord:
mc003-1.jpg
a.
B7
c.
D
b.
A7
d.
G
 

 4. 

Name the following chord:
mc004-1.jpg
a.
G
c.
E
b.
C
d.
D
 

 5. 

Name the following chord:
mc005-1.jpg
a.
D
c.
F
b.
Dm
d.
A
 

 6. 

Name the following chord:
mc006-1.jpg
a.
G
c.
D
b.
C
d.
D7
 

 7. 

Name the following chord:
mc007-1.jpg
a.
G
c.
G7
b.
D7
d.
E
 

 8. 

mc008-1.jpg
The note played in the 2nd fret on the fourth string is
a.
B
c.
D
b.
C
d.
E
 

 9. 

mc009-1.jpg
The note shown above is
a.
D
c.
F
b.
E
d.
G
 

 10. 

Name the following chord:
mc010-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
A7
b.
C
d.
B7
 

 11. 

Notes that come before the first full measure are called
a.
starting notes
c.
chord notes
b.
pickup notes
d.
sixteenth notes
 

 12. 

Identify the following note:
mc012-1.jpg
a.
E
c.
G
b.
F
d.
A
 

 13. 

Identify the following note:
mc013-1.jpg
a.
E
c.
C
b.
F
d.
A
 

 14. 

Identify the following note:
mc014-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 15. 

mc015-1.jpg
The chord shown is
a.
Dm7
c.
Am7
b.
Dsus
d.
Em7
 

 16. 

mc016-1.jpg
The chord shown is
a.
Dm7
c.
Asus
b.
Dsus
d.
Esus
 

 17. 

mc017-1.jpg
The correct counting for the measure above is
a.
1 2-& 3 4-&
c.
1-& 2 3-& 4
b.
1 2 3 4 5 6
d.
1 2-& 3 4
 

 18. 

In the key of C major, which chord is IV?
a.
C
c.
A
b.
G
d.
F
 

 19. 

mc019-1.jpg
This is which chord?
a.
Dm/A
c.
Gm/C
b.
Bm/A
d.
Am/E
 

 20. 

mc020-1.jpg
What is represented in the image above?
a.
1st and 2nd endings
c.
coda
b.
rhythm slashes
d.
key signature
 

 21. 

mc021-1.jpg
The chord shown is
a.
Em7
c.
Am7
b.
Dsus
d.
D7
 

 22. 

mc022-1.jpg
The chord shown is
a.
Dm7
c.
Asus
b.
Dsus
d.
Esus
 

 23. 

mc023-1.jpg
The chord shown is
a.
C7
c.
A sus
b.
D7
d.
E sus
 

 24. 

mc024-1.jpg
The correct counting for the measure above is
a.
1-&-2-&
c.
1 2 3 4
b.
1-&-&
d.
1-&-2
 

 25. 

In the key of D major, which chord is IV?
a.
A
c.
C
b.
Am
d.
G
 

 26. 

In the key of G major, which chord is I?
a.
A
c.
C
b.
Am
d.
G
 

 27. 

mc027-1.jpg
The chord shown is
a.
Dm7
c.
Asus
b.
Dsus
d.
Esus
 

 28. 

mc028-1.jpg
The correct counting for the measure above is
a.
1 2-& 3 4-&
c.
1-& 2 3-& 4
b.
1 2 3 4 5 6
d.
1 2-& 3 4
 

 29. 

In the key of D major, which chord is IV?
a.
A
c.
C
b.
Am
d.
G
 

 30. 

A ________________ is a substantial musical thought.
a.
phrase
c.
suspension
b.
cadence
d.
retardation
 

 31. 

Which of the following identify a cadence containing V to I?
a.
plagal
c.
deceptive
b.
authentic
d.
half
 

 32. 

Notes within a melody that are not part of the underlying chord are called____________________.
a.
nonharmonic tones
c.
themes
b.
motifs
d.
minor
 

 33. 

What makes a successful phrase?
a.
A good sense of shape
c.
A good combination of motifs (short melodic segments that repeat)
b.
A good sense of forward momentum
d.
All of the above
 

 34. 

Which of the following is an E minor pentatonic scale?
a.
G-A-B-D-E-G
c.
E-F-G-A-B-C
b.
A-B-C-D-E-F
d.
E-G-A-B-D-E
 

 35. 

What is the pattern of whole and half steps for a major scale?
a.
W-W-H-W-W-W-W
c.
W-W-H-W-W-W-H
b.
W-W-H-H-W-H-W
d.
W-H-W-H-H-W-W
 

 36. 

Notes that come before the first full measure are called
a.
starting notes
c.
chord notes
b.
pickup notes
d.
sixteenth notes
 

 37. 

The guitar is an ancient instrument that can be traced back how long?
a.
over 4,000 years
c.
200 years
b.
25 years
d.
to the 1980’s
 

 38. 

The earliest stringed instruments used strings made from
a.
silk or animal guts
c.
rubber
b.
steel
d.
vines
 

 39. 

You can press the second string at the ______ fret to tune it to the first string.
a.
first
c.
third
b.
fifth
d.
fourth
 

 40. 

In 4/4 time, a whole note receives how many beats?
a.
one
c.
three
b.
two
d.
four
 

 41. 

In 4/4 time, a half note receives how many beats?
a.
one
c.
three
b.
two
d.
four
 

 42. 

Name the following note:
mc042-1.jpg
a.
E
c.
G
b.
F
d.
A
 

 43. 

Which major key has no sharps or flats?
a.
F
c.
G
b.
C
d.
D
 

 44. 

B, E, A, D, G, C, F is the ________________________.
a.
order of flats
c.
my middle name
b.
order of sharps
d.
key signature of C major
 

 45. 

If the key signature is F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, and E#, what's the key?
a.
F#
c.
E
b.
B
d.
Ab
 

 46. 

mc046-1.jpg
Name the key signature above.
a.
E
c.
F
b.
D
d.
C
 

 47. 

A quarter note receives
a.
1 count
c.
3 counts
b.
2 counts
d.
4 counts
 

 48. 

These symbols indicate rhythm without showing pitch. They are often used in conjunction with chord diagrams to indicate the rhythmic strum patterns for chords.
a.
rhythm slashes
c.
accidentals
b.
fermatas
d.
sharps
 

 49. 

A dot next to a notehead increases the length of the note by
a.
half its value
c.
2 beats
b.
1 beat
d.
3 beats
 

 50. 

Using your right hand thumb and fingers to pluck the strings is called
a.
fingerpicking
c.
pulling off
b.
hammering on
d.
muting
 

 51. 

Identify the following note:
mc051-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 52. 

Identify the following note:
mc052-1.jpg
a.
E
c.
G
b.
F
d.
A
 

 53. 

The ball end of guitar strings are held by these on an acoustic guitar.
a.
bridgepins
c.
tuning keys
b.
frets
d.
pickups
 

 54. 

Name the following chord:
mc054-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
A7
b.
C
d.
B7
 

 55. 

Name the following chord:
mc055-1.jpg
a.
G
c.
D
b.
A
d.
D7
 

 56. 

Name the following chord:
mc056-1.jpg
a.
G
c.
D
b.
C
d.
D7
 

 57. 

Name the following note:
mc057-1.jpg
a.
C
c.
E
b.
D
d.
F
 

 58. 

Accidentals placed at the beginning of a piece of music that tell you which notes are to be played sharp or flat throughout the piece is called a _____________________.
a.
key signature
c.
power chord
b.
time signature
d.
palm mute
 

 59. 

Identify the following rest:

mc059-1.jpg
a.
whole rest
c.
half rest
b.
quarter rest
d.
eighth rest
 

 60. 

In 4/4 time, how many beats of silence does a quarter rest receive?
a.
1 beat
c.
3 beats
b.
2 beats
d.
4 beats
 

 61. 

In 4/4 time, how many beats of silence does a whole rest receive?
a.
1 beat
c.
3 beats
b.
2 beats
d.
4 beats
 

 62. 

What type of scale is represented by the finger pattern?
mc062-1.jpg
a.
major scale
c.
blues scale
b.
pentatonic scale
d.
chromatic
 

 63. 

Name the following note:
mc063-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 64. 

Name the following note:
mc064-1.jpg
a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 65. 

The guitar is often used to play ________________.
a.
melody
c.
both a and b
b.
rhythm
d.
none of the above
 

 66. 

Which term indicates to play a note or chord with a strong attack?
a.
hammer-on
c.
ritardando
b.
accent
d.
alternate picking
 

 67. 

Creating music as you play is known as __________________.
a.
alternate picking
c.
sliding
b.
improvising
d.
muting
 

 68. 

Name the following chord:
mc068-1.jpg
a.
E
c.
A
b.
E7
d.
A7
 

 69. 

The one-grip blues pattern below would be used with which chord?
mc069-1.jpg
a.
E7
c.
A7
b.
D7
d.
B7
 

 70. 

How many different notes are in a seventh chord?
a.
1
c.
4
b.
3
d.
2
 

 71. 

How many notes are in a scale?
a.
12
c.
6
b.
8
d.
5
 

 72. 

What is the pattern of whole and half steps for a major scale?
a.
W-W-H-W-W-W-W
c.
W-W-H-W-W-W-H
b.
W-W-H-H-W-H-W
d.
W-H-W-H-H-W-W
 

 73. 

Which of the following represents how straight eighth notes are counted?
a.
mc073-1.jpg
c.
mc073-3.jpg
b.
mc073-2.jpg
d.
mc073-4.jpg
 

 74. 

A grouping of three eigth notes in one beat is called a _________
a.
Quarter Note
c.
Triplet
b.
Eighth Note
d.
Paradiddle
 

 75. 

How many sharps are in the Key of G?
a.
3
c.
2
b.
5
d.
1
 

 76. 

How many sharps are in the Key of A?
a.
3
c.
2
b.
5
d.
1
 

 77. 

When the first finger is placed in the second fret, you are playing in what is called
a.
root position
c.
second position
b.
first position
d.
third position
 

 78. 

The second scale degree is called the
a.
tonic
c.
supertonic
b.
leading tone
d.
mediant
 

 79. 

The sixth scale degree is called the
a.
tonic
c.
supertonic
b.
subdominant
d.
submediant
 

 80. 

The second phrase of a period is often called the
a.
antecedent
c.
tonic
b.
consequent
d.
mediant
 

 81. 

Music that moves in skips or leaps is called
a.
conjunct
c.
antecedent
b.
disjunct
d.
consequent
 

 82. 

mc082-1.jpg
The chord shown in the diagram above is
a.
Am7
c.
Dm7
b.
Em7
d.
Fm7
 

 83. 

mc083-1.jpg
The chord shown in the diagram above is
a.
Am7
c.
Dm7
b.
Em7
d.
Fm7
 

 84. 

Which of the following chords is not an open chord in the key of C?
a.
E
c.
Am7
b.
Am
d.
C
 

 85. 

The note on the fifth line of the staff is
mc085-1.jpg
a.
G
c.
D
b.
B
d.
F
 

 86. 

The note in the first space of the staff is
mc086-1.jpg
a.
F
c.
C
b.
A
d.
E
 

 87. 

mc087-1.jpgis a(n)
a.
eighth rest
c.
half rest
b.
quarter rest
d.
whole rest
 

 88. 

mc088-1.jpgis a(n)
a.
eighth rest
c.
half rest
b.
quarter rest
d.
whole rest
 

 89. 

This note would be played on the _______ string.
mc089-1.jpg
a.
first
c.
third
b.
second
d.
fourth
 

 90. 

This note would be played on the _______ string.
mc090-1.jpg
a.
first
c.
third
b.
second
d.
fourth
 

 91. 

In this time signature there are how many beats in each measure?
mc091-1.jpg
a.
1
c.
3
b.
2
d.
4
 

 92. 

Which major key has 1 flat?
a.
F
c.
G
b.
C
d.
D
 

 93. 

F, C, G, D, A, E, B is the _______________________.
a.
order of flats
c.
order of sharps
b.
Key signature of F major
d.
pass code to my iPad
 

 94. 

The key of D major has_________________.
a.
F# and C#
c.
no sharps or flats
b.
Bb and Eb
d.
F# C# G#
 

 95. 

mc095-1.jpg
Name the key signature above.
a.
Eb
c.
F#
b.
Db
d.
C
 

 96. 

The key of E major has_________________.
a.
F#  C# G#
c.
no sharps or flats
b.
Bb and Eb
d.
F# C# G# D#
 

 97. 

If the key signature has a Bb and an Eb in it, what's the key?
a.
Bb
c.
C
b.
Eb
d.
F
 

 98. 

In the key of G, what note(s) are sharped?
a.
F#
c.
G#
b.
F# and C#
d.
B and E
 

 99. 

What distance above the last sharp in a key signature will tell you the name of the key?
a.
1/2 step
c.
perfect fifth
b.
whole step
d.
1/4 mile
 

 100. 

mc100-1.jpg
Name the key signature above.
a.
Bb
c.
E
b.
C
d.
Eb
 



 
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