Irregular Rhythms: Definition & Types


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Triplet and duplets are both examples of what?

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1. If a beat were normally occupied by two eighth notes, how many eighth notes would that beat hold instead to make it a triplet?

2. What is the impact of the duplet on the notes being used?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test and review what you know about irregular rhythms in music with this quiz and worksheet combo. This resource helps you review common terminology in relation to irregular rhythms as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess what you know about:

  • What triplets and duplets exemplify
  • How to create a triplet
  • How a duplet impacts notes
  • Defining regular rhythms

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember what triplets and duplets are
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about duplets to answer a question about how they affect the note
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the time signature duplets are most commonly found in and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You'll find a more comprehensive review of this topic in the lesson, Irregular Rhythms: Definition & Types. This lesson offers more information about:

  • What the time signature means
  • How to notate a triplet
  • How triplets and duplets are different