How to Determine Minor Key Signatures in Music


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What is the parallel minor for Gb major?

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1. What is the relative key of F minor?

2. What's the following key signature?

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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 latter. Some things you'll be assessed on include relative keys and parallel minors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The parallel minor of Gb (G flat) Major
  • The relative key of f minor
  • Identifying key signatures

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 minor keys
  • Making connections - use understanding of keys to recognize parallel majors and minors and relative keys
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various minor keys

Additional Learning

To learn more about minor keys, review the accompanying lesson entitled How to Determine Minor Key Signatures in Music. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define minor key signature
  • Explain what is meant by relative and parallel keys
  • Recognize minor keys by their signatures