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Lesson 2 Test

 

Write your answers on a piece of scratch paper so you can check them against the answer key when you are finished.

 

 

1.                 What are the three elements of a note?

 

2.                 We know that whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes are named after the fraction of a measure they represent.  Therefore, how many half notes are needed to equal a whole note?

 

3.                 How many quarter notes are needed to equal a half note?

 

4.                 How many eighth notes are needed to equal a half note?

 

5.                 Although we haven’t studied this yet, how many sixteenth notes do you think are needed to equal a whole note?

 

6.                 What are the two methods used to lengthen the duration of a note?

 

7.                 A dot adds what value of the note to which it is attached?  How about a double dot?

 

8.                 How many tied eighth notes would be needed to equal the duration of a dotted half note?

 

9.                 How many tied quarter notes would be needed to equal a double dotted whole note?

 

10.              How many tied eighth notes would be needed to equal a double dotted whole note?

 

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