How Pitch Is Made

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How Pitch Is Made

How to make musical instruments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What makes a sound?
    • A. 

      Changing how hard you hit something

    • B. 

      The changing of the size of a string

    • C. 

      The vibration of something to move air

  • 2. 
    What changes the pitch of a wire?
    • A. 

      Its thickness

    • B. 

      Its length

    • C. 

      How hard you are plucking it

    • D. 

      How tight it is

  • 3. 
    How is a drum made?
    • A. 

      By stretching some material over a container

    • B. 

      Stretching a string between two nails

    • C. 

      Blowing over a bottle

  • 4. 
    How can you make a sound with a bottle?
    • A. 

      Plucking it

    • B. 

      Blowing over it

  • 5. 
    How can you change the pitch of a bottle?
    • A. 

      Making it tighter

    • B. 

      Hitting it louder

    • C. 

      Varying the amount of water in it

  • 6. 
    What does it mean to amplify something?
    • A. 

      Changing the pitch

    • B. 

      Changing the height

    • C. 

      Changing the volume

  • 7. 
    What is this acoustic guitar using to amplify itself?
    • A. 

      The strings

    • B. 

      The hollow body

    • C. 

      Pegs

  • 8. 
    What does resonance mean?
    • A. 

      Letting something vibrate without touching it

    • B. 

      Letting sound bounce back and fourth inside of something

    • C. 

      Pulling something really hard

  • 9. 
    How are different pitches created with this instrument?
    • A. 

      Changing the length of the string

    • B. 

      Changing how hard you pull the string

    • C. 

      The hollow body

  • 10. 
    How do you think sound is made with this instrument?
    • A. 

      Plucking

    • B. 

      Hitting

    • C. 

      Blowing

  • 11. 
    What was the main point of this passage?
    • A. 

      To look at different instruments

    • B. 

      To look at how instruments make sound

    • C. 

      To look at how instruments change their volume