Try our ABRSM Grade 5 music theory quiz to test your knowledge and skills. There are 10 questions that cover the different topics in the syllabus. Each question gives you feedback once you have selected your answer.
At the end you’ll get a percentage score. As a rough guide:
- Pass – 75%
- Merit – 80%
- Distinction – 90%
Need more practice with grade 5 music theory?
- Download a free grade 5 paper in the exact style of the exam. Answers available too!
- Check out our complete guide to Grade 5 music theory.
- Download free worksheets to help you learn each concept.
Note that ABRSM stands for the associated board of the royal schools of music. The ABRSM provide many music exams and grades to help and aid learning for musicians. The music theory grades can greatly increase students knowledge of many aspects of music theory, including rhythm concepts, major and minor scales, chords, note names in different clefs, performance directions/signs, Italian terms, German terms and much more. To learn more about this see our complete guide to grade 5.