# What Do You Know WGI Iw Color Guard?

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Winter Guard International abbreviated as WGI was founded in San Francisco, California by Don Angelica, Shirlee Whitcomb, Stanley Knaub, and many other more to create the first division of WGI, the color guard division in order to host the regional and national competitions for color guard, indoor percussion ensembles, and indoor winds. How much more do you know about WGI? Take this quiz to find out.

• 1.

### WGI headquarters is located in.....

• A.

Dayton Ohio

• B.

Texas

• C.

Los Angeles

• D.

Brazil

A. Dayton Ohio
Explanation
The correct answer is Dayton Ohio. WGI headquarters is located in Dayton, Ohio.

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• 2.

### WGI IW Color Guard tournament season begins every.......

• A.

June

• B.

May

• C.

January

• D.

July

C. January
Explanation
The correct answer is January because it is the start of the Color Guard tournament season. This implies that the season lasts for a certain period of time, and it begins in January. The other options, June, May, and July, are all months that come after January, so they cannot be the correct answer.

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• 3.

### WGI IW has how many divisions?

• A.

3

• B.

2

• C.

6

• D.

5

B. 2
Explanation
The correct answer is 2. This suggests that WGI IW has two divisions.

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• 4.

### How many competition classifications does WGI IW possess?

• A.

6

• B.

8

• C.

9

• D.

3

A. 6
Explanation
WGI IW possesses 6 competition classifications.

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• 5.

### WGI was founded in San Francisco, California in what year?

• A.

1975

• B.

1942

• C.

1977

• D.

1988

C. 1977
Explanation
WGI was founded in San Francisco, California in 1977.

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• 6.

### The popular selection of music used among color guards are.........

• A.

Classical and Contemporary

• B.

Rock and Jazz

• C.

R&B and Jazz

• D.

Classical and Rock

A. Classical and Contemporary
Explanation
Color guards are known for their visually appealing performances that incorporate dance, flag spinning, and other choreographed movements. Classical music is often chosen for its elegance and timeless appeal, which complements the grace and precision of the color guard's routines. Contemporary music, on the other hand, offers a modern and dynamic sound that can add energy and excitement to the performance. By combining classical and contemporary music, color guards can create a diverse and captivating musical experience for their audience.

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• 7.

### WGI oversaw the development of the second division, indoor percussion in which year?

• A.

1934

• B.

1992

• C.

1987

• D.

1943

B. 1992
Explanation
WGI oversaw the development of the second division, indoor percussion in 1992. This means that in that year, WGI took charge of the growth and management of the second division of indoor percussion.

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• 8.

### Indoor percussion has been divided into how many sections?

• A.

7

• B.

6

• C.

4

• D.

8

D. 8
Explanation
Indoor percussion has been divided into 8 sections. This means that there are 8 different categories or groups within the indoor percussion activity. Each section focuses on a specific aspect of percussion performance, such as snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, marimba, vibraphone, synthesizer, auxiliary percussion, and visual ensemble.

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• 9.

### WGI IW winter guard usually consist of the following except?

• A.

Drum corps

• B.

Gymnast

• C.

Sabre peformers

• D.

Marching bands

B. Gymnast
Explanation
WGI IW winter guard usually consists of various performers and elements such as drum corps, sabre performers, and marching bands. However, gymnasts are not typically part of the winter guard. Therefore, the correct answer is "Gymnast."

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• 10.

### WGI IW finals are usually held annually in which month?

• A.

April

• B.

May

• C.

June

• D.

July

A. April
Explanation
The WGI IW finals are usually held annually in April.

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