Noteheads are placed on either lines or spaces on the staff to represent different pitches. Select one: |
True |

The system of parallel lines and spaces used to write music is called notation. Select one: |
False |

In the Western music tradition, a note symbol (i.e., its shape) indicates duration. Select one: |
True |

Successive lines and spaces from top to bottom of the staff represent successively lower pitches. Select one: |
True |

In musical notation, pitch is indicated exclusively by: Select one: |
The position of notes on the lines and spaces of the staff |

Certain noteheads can only be placed on staff lines. Select one: |
False |

Staff notation was so perfectly conceived from the beginning, that the standard in most Western music traditions has always been staff notation. Select one: |
False |

A note at the bottom of the staff has a higher pitch than a note at the top of the staff. Select one: |
False |

Each line and space on the staff represents a different: Select one: |
Pitch |

The staff is a system of: Select one: |
Five lines and four spaces |

The distance between two pitches is called a/an ______ |
interval |

Which of the following is a true statement? Select one: |
Octave is the name of a particular interval size |

The interval between D and the next G above that D, is called a: Select one: |
Fourth |

The descending interval between A and F is a: Select one: |
Fourth |

When calculating intervals, both the start and end notes should be included in the count. Select one: |
True |

The two tones of an octave vibrate at the same frequency rate. Select one: |
False |

Descending intervals are calculated differently from ascending ones. Select one: |
False |

The two notes of an octave sound exactly the same due to the simple relationship of their frequencies. Select one: |
False |

Ascending and descending intervals are calculated: Select one: |
Exactly the same |

The distance between D and A (above that D) is a: Select one: |
Fifth |

# Chapter 9- Notating Pitches and Intervals

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