Brass Instruments And Overtone Series Quiz

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Musical Instrument Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do you need to buzz your lips to play a trumpet?
    • A. 

      Because the trumpet only plays 3 notes

    • B. 

      You have to create vibration

    • C. 

      Because it sounds funny

  • 2. 
    To play a higher note, the player must:
    • A. 

      Buzz his lips faster

    • B. 

      Press down on a button

  • 3. 
    When you press down on a valve on a trumpet, what happens?
    • A. 

      It just makes the note go higher

    • B. 

      The sound stops

    • C. 

      The air is redirected through a longer piece of tubing

  • 4. 
    Which best describes the harmonic series?
    • A. 

      It's a natural phenomenon

    • B. 

      It always sounds the same

    • C. 

      It occurs in an instrument with tubes.

    • D. 

      All of the above