How to Write & Count Quarter, Half, and Whole Notes

Quiz by Laura Conrad

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15 questions
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• Q1

Match each rhythm type with how you would WRITE it

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• Q2

Match each rhythm type with how you would SAY it

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• Q3

Which one describes how you write a quarter note?

A little number with a slash

A big number then three little numbers

A big number

A big number then a little number

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• Q4

Which one describes how you write a half note?

A big number then three little numbers

A big number then a little number

A big number

A little number with a slash

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• Q5

Which one describes how you write a whole note?

A big number then a little number

A big number

A big number then three little numbers

A little number with a slash

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• Q6

How many beats does a half note "eat"? These are the beats we write with a little number when we write the rhythm.

2

1

3

4

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• Q7

How many beats does a whole note "eat"? These are the beats we write with a little number when we write the rhythm.

4

2

1

3

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• Q8

Imagine you have a measure with 4 quarter notes in it. How would you COUNT it? In the examples below, CAPITAL letters are for shouting, lowercase letters are for whispers.

ONE TWO THREE FOUR

OOONNNEEEEE    TTHHHRREEEEE

OONNNNNEEEEEEE THREE FOUR

ONE two THREE four

one two three four

OOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE

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• Q9

Imagine you have a measure that has 2 half notes in it. How would you COUNT it? In the examples below, CAPITAL letters are for shouting, lowercase letters are for whispers.

OOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE

OONNNNNEEEEEEE THREE FOUR

OOONNNEEEEE    TTHHHRREEEEE

one two three four

ONE two THREE four

ONE TWO THREE FOUR

30s
• Q10

Imagine you have a measure that has a whole note in it. How would you COUNT it? In the examples below, CAPITAL letters are for shouting, lowercase letters are for whispers.

OOONNNEEEEE    TTHHHRREEEEE

one two three four

ONE two THREE four

ONE TWO THREE FOUR

OONNNNNEEEEEEE THREE FOUR

OOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE

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• Q11

Imagine you have a measure that goes half note, quarter note, quarter note. How would you COUNT it? In the examples below, CAPITAL letters are for shouting, lowercase letters are for whispers.

OONNNNNEEEEEEE THREE FOUR

OOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE

one two three four

ONE two THREE four

OOONNNEEEEE    TTHHHRREEEEE

ONE TWO THREE FOUR

30s
• Q12

Imagine you have a measure with 4 quarter notes in it. How would you WRITE it?

1   2   3   4

1  2   3   4

2   3   4

1   2   3   4

2   3   4

1   2   3   4

30s
• Q13

Imagine you have a measure with 2 half notes in it. How would you WRITE it?

1   2   3   4

2   3   4

1  2   3   4

2   3   4

1   2   3   4

1   2   3   4

30s
• Q14

Imagine you have a measure with a whole note in it. How would you WRITE it?

2   3   4

1   2   3   4

2   3   4

1   2   3   4

1   2   3   4

1  2   3   4

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• Q15

Imagine you have a measure that goes half note, quarter note, quarter note. How would you WRITE it?

2   3   4

1   2   3   4

1   2   3   4

1  2   3   4

1   2   3   4

2   3   4

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