Instrument Families Quiz

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Instrument Families Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Woodwind instrument whose sound is produced by air being blown against and edge
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      Saxophone

    • D. 

      Oboe

  • 2. 
    Percussion instrument that provides the underlying heartbeat of the orchestra
    • A. 

      Snare Drum

    • B. 

      Marimba

    • C. 

      Timapni

    • D. 

      Bells

  • 3. 
    The largest string instrument in the orchestra; played standing up or from a stool
    • A. 

      Viola

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Violin

    • D. 

      Cello

  • 4. 
    String instrument that sets on the ground between your knees
    • A. 

      Viola

    • B. 

      Violin

    • C. 

      Bass

    • D. 

      Cello

  • 5. 
    Its fingering system and appearance are similar to a flute
    • A. 

      Oboe

    • B. 

      English Horn

    • C. 

      Piccolo

    • D. 

      Clarinet

  • 6. 
    Wooden double reed instrument that occupies the alto voice of the woodwind section
    • A. 

      Clarinet

    • B. 

      Oboe

    • C. 

      Bassoon

    • D. 

      English horn

  • 7. 
    Looks like a violin, but slightly larger
    • A. 

      Viola

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Cello

    • D. 

      Fiddle

  • 8. 
    Double reed instrument also known as the cor anglais
    • A. 

      Clarinet

    • B. 

      French horn

    • C. 

      English horn

    • D. 

      Trumpet

  • 9. 
    Small brass instrument with three valves
    • A. 

      Trombone

    • B. 

      Tuba

    • C. 

      Saxophone

    • D. 

      Trumpet

  • 10. 
    The smallest string instrument in the orchestra; sometimes called a fiddle
    • A. 

      Bass

    • B. 

      Viola

    • C. 

      Cello

    • D. 

      Violin

  • 11. 
    The largest low brass instrument
    • A. 

      Tuba

    • B. 

      Baritone

    • C. 

      Trombone

    • D. 

      Bassoon

  • 12. 
    Low sounding double reed instrument that requires all ten fingers/thumbs to play
    • A. 

      English horn

    • B. 

      Baritone

    • C. 

      Tuba

    • D. 

      Bassoon

  • 13. 
    Brass instrument with three valves; made of metal coiled into a circular position; originally used to make hunting call sounds
    • A. 

      Trumpet

    • B. 

      Baritone

    • C. 

      French horn

    • D. 

      Trombone

  • 14. 
    Brass instrument that primarily uses a slide to change pitches
    • A. 

      Trumpet

    • B. 

      Oboe

    • C. 

      Trombone

    • D. 

      Baritone

  • 15. 
    Low brass instrument; a "miniature tuba"
    • A. 

      French horn

    • B. 

      Tuba

    • C. 

      Trombone

    • D. 

      Baritone

  • 16. 
    Single reed instrument made out of metal and has a curved bell
    • A. 

      Saxophone

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      Oboe

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 17. 
    Single reed instrument with a straight slender body
    • A. 

      Saxophone

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      English horn

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 18. 
    Instrument family whose sound is created through the striking of an object
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Brass

    • C. 

      Woodwind

    • D. 

      String

  • 19. 
    Instrument family whose sound is created through the vibration of a string
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Brass

    • C. 

      Woodwind

    • D. 

      String

  • 20. 
    Instrument family whose sound is created through the vibration of the lips
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Brass

    • C. 

      Woodwind

    • D. 

      String

  • 21. 
    Instrument family whose sound is produced by blowing air against an edge or into an opening
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Brass

    • C. 

      Woodwind

    • D. 

      String

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