Bass Clef Note Quiz
The Bass Clef Notes Quiz Tool Description
Note: you must have Flash 7 or higher installed and working in your browser to see and use the Bass Clef Note Quiz!
The Bass Clef and Music Reading Lessons
If you need to learn about the notes of the bass clef or about reading music, check out the music reading lessons on studybass.
Follow this link if you're looking for a printable diagram of the bass clef notes on the bass fretboard.
Bass Clef Quiz Tool
I created this little bass clef test to help you learn the bass clef notes. This best way to memorize the notes is to practice reading on your instrument every day. This quiz tool is just for some extra feedback on your progress. Many students find this quiz helps them to memorize the notes of the bass clef.
From the main page, click "GO!" to go to the quiz. Select your options in the quiz settings box. You can select how many trials you want and whether or not to mute the right/wrong answer sounds. To start the quiz, click "GO!" under start the quiz.
The bass clef note quiz will randomly present different notes on the bass clef. Answer as quickly as you can by clicking the correct note name on the orange buttons beneath the staff or by pressing the note names on your keyboard.. After you respond with the correct note name, you will be shown the next random note on the staff.
The notes are random. You may find you don't get asked about all the notes in each quiz. If you choose more trials, you will get a better random sample of notes without skipping any.
After you have finished all of your trials, you will see your results. The top score requires you to answer, on average, 1 second or less. The next score requires between 1 and 1.5 seconds. See if you can get to those levels. There should be no hesitation in recognizing the notes on the staff. The hardest part should be clicking the right button. Practice!
Remember, the best way to learn bass clef is to read the bass clef every day. The bass clef quiz is just a helpful tool for a little practice without your bass, or if you want a little feedback on your bass clef note name knowledge. You'll make much more progress as a musician by learning to think with note names rather than fret numbers.
Good luck with the bass clef and reading music!