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How to Determine Major Key Signatures in Music

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What is the order of FLATS in a key signature?

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1. In music, what does the tonic refer to?

2. Which key signature is shown?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In music, there are Major keys and minor keys and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the former. Some things you'll be assessed on include signatures of Major keys.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Various key signatures, including A Major
  • Definition of tonic as it relates to music
  • Order of flats in a key signature

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Major keys
  • Making connections - use understanding of keys to recognize parallel Majors and minors and relative keys
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between Major keys

Additional Learning

To learn more about music, check out the lesson called How to Determine Major Key Signatures in Music. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Major key signature
  • Explain what is meant by tonal center
  • Recognize Major keys by their signatures
  • State the order of sharps and flats
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