Intervals: Perfect, Major, Minor, Diminished & Augmented


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Intervals refer to what?

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1. What is the smallest unit of pitch measurement in Western music?

2. From C to D are two semitones. One semitone above C would therefore be a _____, while two semitones would be a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This 5-question music theory quiz/worksheet will ask you about the characteristics of intervals in Western music. These multiple-choice questions require you to draw upon your knowledge of the types of intervals that are used in music, as well as units of pitch measurement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to answer questions about:

  • The definition of 'intervals' in music
  • The Western music's smallest unit of pitch measurement
  • Perfect and non-perfect intervals
  • Dissonant intervals

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the interval with the most dissonance from a given list
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of intervals to answer a questions about the intervals between the notes C and D
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can tell the difference between perfect and non-perfect intervals in music

Additional Learning

Check out the related lesson, Intervals: Perfect, Major, Minor, Diminished & Augmented, to learn more. The lesson is designed to help students:

  • Define the concept of interval quality
  • Describe the sound of various intervals
  • Explain why diminished intervals are important