Djembe Quiz

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Djembe Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge on African Drumming


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What empire was responsible for the creation of the Djembe?
    • A. 

      Egyptian Empire

    • B. 

      Ethiopian Empire

    • C. 

      Empire of Mali

    • D. 

      Zagwe Empire

  • 2. 
    What is a Djembe traditionally made of?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Metal

  • 3. 
    What animal skin is used to make the head of the drum? (choice all that apply)
    • A. 

      Cow

    • B. 

      Lion

    • C. 

      Goat

    • D. 

      Lamba

  • 4. 
    What ceremonies are the Djembe used to celebrate? (choice all the apply)
    • A. 

      New birth

    • B. 

      Marriage

    • C. 

      New car

    • D. 

      I just saved money on my car insurance by switching to gieco

    • E. 

      Divorce

  • 5. 
    Name one of the three spirits that is contained in the Djembe 
    • A. 

      Spirit of instrument maker

    • B. 

      Holy spirit

    • C. 

      Spirit of the cook

    • D. 

      Spirit of christmas past

  • 6. 
    What shape is made when tuning your drum?
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Triangle

    • C. 

      Diamond

    • D. 

      Trapezoid

  • 7. 
    Name one of the sounds made on the Djembe
    • A. 

      Pow

    • B. 

      Bam

    • C. 

      Bass

    • D. 

      Splash

  • 8. 
     What drum do must of the students in this class play?
    • A. 

      Djun-djun

    • B. 

      Balafone

    • C. 

      Djembe

    • D. 

      Snare drum

  • 9. 
    Zebra skins are some times used to make drums
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
      A djun-djun drum group consists of a __________, ________, ________