Test What You've Learnt on Bar Chords

Q: What are the 3 main Bar Chord shaped shown in the section?

Answer:
  1. E Shaped
  2. A Shaped
  3. C Shaped

Q: How many bar chord shapes are there all up?

Answer:

There are five main bar chord shapes you can play, E Shape, A Shape, C Shape, D Shape and G Shape. All these shapes are your five main open major chords.

Q: Any open chard can be played as a bar chord? (True or False)

Answer:

True but as long a the open chord doesn't use 4 fingers, these chords becomes difficult to replicate as a bar chords.

Q: Why is it called an "E Shaped Bar Chord"?

Answer:

Simply because it it shaped like an open E chord, remember Bar Chords are just like using a Capo (same shape but just moved up a certian number of frets)

Q: Is an "A Shaped Bar Chord" a Root 6 Position chord shape?

Answer:

False, it is a Root 5 Position Bar Chord because the root note is found on the 5th string.

Q: What is the name of an "E Shaped Bar Chord" placed on the 3rd Fret?

Answer:

"G Major" or commonly refered to as "G"

Remember: you would place your 1st finger (Root Note) on the 3rd fret.

Q: What is the name of an "A Shaped Bar Chord" placed on the 3rd Fret?

Answer:

"C Major" or commonly refered to as "C"

Remember: you would place your 1st finger (Root Note) on the 3rd fret.

Q: What is the name of an "C Shaped Bar Chord" placed on the 5th Fret?

Answer:

"D Major" or commonly refered to as "D"

Remember: you would place your 4th finger (Root Note) on the 5rd fret.

Q: If you played an E7 chord up one fret, what would it be called?

Answer:

It would be called a F7 Chord.