It's time to bust out your crayons and your pencils! Just for fun, here's a basic theory quiz. If you're interested in taking the quiz, submit your answers to me at my email JamersonBass@aol.com, as opposed to posting them, that way other people can take it too. Again, it's just for fun, and to see if you want to challenge yourself. Blinky, Durrl, Pukespray, you're exempt. This little quiz wouldn't even begin to test you. Oh yeah, this is actually written by Jamey Aebersold, it's not mine. It's from his Summer Jazz Workshops. ------------------------------------------------------------- 1. The +9 of B7+9 is ______________ 2. The dimished scale has how many different tones? ____________ 3. How many notes are in a whole tone scale? ______ 4. When you see the chord symbol C7+5, is the 4th also raised? __________ 5. How many half steps equal a perfect 4th? ____________ 6. Write the cycle of fourths beginning with D, G, C, _________________ 7. Where does a V7 chord usually resolve to? ___________ 8. Can a ii chord sometimes be a dominant 7th instead of a minor? Yes ____ No ______ 9. Write a Bb Blues progression. Be sure to use a ii/V7/I in the last four bars. 10. The 3rd tone of the Abminor scale is ________. 11. The 2nd tone of the B major scale is _________. 12. Name the b9 and the +9 in the key of Bb. __________. 13. F# is the raised 4th of what scale? _________ 14. If Db is I, what is ii? ___________ 15. Write the chord symbols for ii/V7/I in Eb minor: ________ ___________ __________ 16. How many different major (ionian) scales are there? ________ 17. How many different tones are in the chromatic scale? __________ 18. What two tones in the dominant 7th chord form the tritone? _____ _________ 19. How many bars in a typical Blues? ________ 20. Write the notes to the following scale: D7 21. Write the notes to the following scale: Ab Major 22. Write the notes to the following scale: E minor Have fun!