Kpanlogo Quiz

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Kpanlogo Quiz

Test your knowledge about the Kpanlogo drum!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ethnic tribe does the Kpanlogo originate from?
    • A. 

      Ewe

    • B. 

      Ga

    • C. 

      Ashanti

    • D. 

      Fante

  • 2. 
    What type of wood is used for the body of the drum?
    • A. 

      Tweneboa

    • B. 

      Iroko

    • C. 

      Lenke

    • D. 

      Mahogany

    • E. 

      Mango tree

  • 3. 
    How can the Kpanlogo be tuned?
    • A. 

      By replacing the bad skin

    • B. 

      By tapping the pegs into the drum

    • C. 

      By further twisting the ropes

  • 4. 
    What type of skin is traditionally used for the Kpanlogo?
    • A. 

      Goat

    • B. 

      Calf

    • C. 

      Sheep

    • D. 

      Antelope

    • E. 

      Bush cat

  • 5. 
    The famous rhythm "Kpanlogo of Greater Accra" was created by
    • A. 

      Kakraba Lobi

    • B. 

      Otoo Lincoln

    • C. 

      Mustapha Tettey Addy

    • D. 

      Kofi Ghanaba

  • 6. 
    What is the name Kpanlogo associated with?
    • A. 

      A myth of a heroic warrior

    • B. 

      A tribal festival

    • C. 

      A traditional shrine

    • D. 

      A princess in a folk tale

  • 7. 
    Kpanlogo music was banned by the government in the nineteen sixties. Why?
    • A. 

      Because of politically delicate song texts

    • B. 

      Because of indecent dance moves

    • C. 

      Because of substance abuse during performances

    • D. 

      Because of the noise