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Music Theory practice resources

Practice resources for Music Theory Grades 1 to 5

You can use the free resources on this page to prepare for your exam:

  • Free online practice exams - on the platform that you'll use for your exam
  • Free downloadable papers 
  • Information about question types

NEW - for extra help with exam preparation, sign up for our Music Theory Practice Platform where you can buy additional online practice papers. These provide an environment similar to the online exam, with feedback provided on your answers so you can see what you need to work on. 

Online practice exams

These online practice exams are based on the exam platform you will use to take the exam. They provide an opportunity to prepare for your exam and find out what it will be like to take your exam on the day.

  • Select a link below to choose your language, then select your grade.  
  • On the next page you will see two places to select your language – at the top and the bottom of the page. Make sure these are both in the language you need.  
  • Then select ‘continue’. 
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Practice papers

Download free sample papers and model answers to help you with your exam preparation.


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Question types

Have a look at some examples of online exam questions.

Grade 5 cadence question examples

Have a look at some example cadence questions for Grade 5. 

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