Sharps & Flats Quiz Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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What do sharps do to notes?
The correct answer is "Raise them a semitone"

How can you work out the number of sharps in a key?
The correct answer is "Go up the scale 5 notes at a time, and add the raised leading tone"

What do flats do to notes?
The correct answer is "Lower them a semitone"

What is the order in which the sharps appear?
The correct answer is "F, C, G, D, A, E, B"

What keys can have both sharps and flats in them?
The correct answer is "Minor keys"

What's the name of the arrangement of sharps or flats at the beginning of a piece of music?
The correct answer is "The key signature"

What is the order in which the flats appear?
The correct answer is "B, E, A, D, G, C, F"

C minor has the same key signature as E flat major. What do we call it?
The correct answer is "The relative minor"

What do we call notes written into the music that are not part of the key signature?
The correct answer is "Accidentals"

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